A young Jamaican musician, Kamel, is living on the streets. Playing the buckets is how he makes his money. He has a pregnant girlfriend, Tamarine. Together, they planned to move into a new apartment at the end of the week. Kamel gets mugged and all of his money is stolen. His car gets towed just after telling Tamarine that the money is gone. Now, facing the prospects of losing his girlfriend, Kamel must engage a local drug dealer to make back the stolen money.