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(Graff Throwback) Interview with Denz Rocwell

(Graff Throwback) Interview with Denz Rocwell

Posted on 28 January 2013 by admin


U.$.M. – What do you write?

Denz – I write Denz, Denzone, Denzrocwell, Denzism, Denzo!

U.$.M.- What artist or artists influence your work?

Denz – The legendary trixter, from chicago, that was featured in spraycan art back in the day!

U.$.M. – Explain to us what graffiti means to you.

Denz – Graffiti means vandals, in society. But I look at it as a group of outsiders’ finding ways to excersize their medium of artistik, ability on the wall.

U.$.M. – Whats up with the best paint ,who makes it?

Denz – I love “Montana” from Spain, and also Belton, the paint is thick and it flows out smoothly.

U.$.M. – Have you ever thought about tagging on birds?

Denz – No not realy but it would be dope to tag them with a signature like luggage. But have stamped money for the past 3-4 years on $2 dollar bills, then all of a sudden I looked on mtv when the beastie boys were on tour, and mtv was doing their promotion give away, and they said! If you find a $2 dollar bill with the mtv logo, you get in free! I was like what a fucking bite,,,, because at the Iz The Wiz show I was in New York and I passed out about $500 dollars of $2 dollar bills from the bank, just throughing it in the air around new york, then they decided to do it! Fucking biters’ LOL..

U.$.M. – Have you ever flown 1st class?

Denz – Yes! I can clearly remember me flying first class.. That, it was the same year I got booted out of ATT Crew I flew out to Denmark, Copenhegan for 3 weeks to paint with (Bates), it was the best”. So by being dissapointed! I was like I should treat your self to a new start..

U.$.M. – If you could paint a face landmark what would that be?


U.$.M. – How long have you seen a piece ride on a traincar?

Denz – 12 Years and that’s no joke! I’ve even seen my shit still running and friends’ I was shocked Artistik, from Milwaukee WI, always catch my old stuff rolling when he show me them flix!

U.$.M. – Any last thoughts?or shouts

Denz – Shot out to “God” above to making everything possible for me since 1985, & CREWS TAC, GOD, KD, SAS, TNB, BYI, COD, YNN, PCP, 5MH, URBANDWELLERS, FST, AIA, & UNDASTREAM MAGAZINE, BTB, (BAD CREW IN CHICAGO). You all are catching wreck in the chitown, keep it going! PEACE “DENZONEROCWELL”

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The Last Of The Capones Was Right: The Capones, Not Bugsy Siegel, Played The Biggest Role In Nevada Gambling History

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The Last Of The Capones Was Right: The Capones, Not Bugsy Siegel, Played The Biggest Role In Nevada Gambling History

Posted on 06 June 2012 by admin

Bonita Springs, FL, June 4, 2012 – Only a family knows the unvarnished truth about someone. Everyday, face-to-face interactions can reveal character more effectively than anything else. Al Capone’s brother, Ralph Capone, knew this – and that’s why he begged his granddaughter Deirdre Marie Capone not to publish the Capone family secrets until she was the last living member of the family. Uncle Al Capone, The Untold Story from Inside His Family (Recap Publishing) is the result, revealing for the first time many startling facts about one of the most famous gangsters of the twentieth century.
In one hard-hitting chapter after another, Capone examines her great-uncle’s involvement in the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, the real reason he went to Alcatraz, ethnic prejudice in the early twentieth century, and much more. She offers compelling evidence that Al Capone was specifically targeted for prosecution by law enforcement agencies with the collaboration of the media, which made gross exaggerations of her uncle’s exploits and fueled a phenomenon of half-truths and utter falsehoods. From the family’s roots in Angri, Italy to the author’s ongoing investigations today, this debut offers a comprehensive and moving portrait of an iconic American family and one woman’s efforts to make peace with the past.
As a child, she didn’t know he was a notorious gangster; he was just her Uncle Al. He taught her how to swim, ride a bike, and play the mandolin. But after he died on her seventh birthday she began paying the price of being a Capone. From age 7 to 13 her classmates were not allowed to play with her. When she was 10 her father committed suicide due to the burden of the Capone name. At age 18 she was fired from her first full-time job because of her name. As soon as she could, she left Chicago and her family name behind.
Readers have found Uncle Al Capone dramatic, unyielding and provocative. A moving, highly readable portrait of the Capone family and its mob ties, the book takes a close look at what it means to survive a legacy of notorious criminal activity. Through years of meticulous research and exhaustive interviews with aunts, uncles and cousins, Capone tells the story that eluded dozens of writers: Al Capone as a loving, if flawed, family man.
Deirdre Marie Capone has been a guest on a number of regional and local radio and television shows, and appeared on NBC’s Today Show, the CBS Sunday Morning Show, the Fox Network and The History Channel.

Deirdre Marie Capone

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