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Mise DBM, 156 All-Stars interview par
Bombing Science: Of course the obligitories. What do you write? Who do you rep’? What’s your favorite paint color and maker? What’s your favorite object to paint?
much bombing going on these days and most stuff is painted underground in certain spots. more solid scene back in the
was def a
which it seems half
the writers here are still stuck there and dont want to
MISE, aka MAD MONEY MISE, aka SWAGR. I Boston and many crews, CONTROL,156 Allstars, DBM, NVS, (T) and TUFF CITY, KTC. My favorite color is green. I love pilots, sharpies and those On The Run markers. My favorite thing to paint is walls and trains. write
move on and make new history.
was a great
era, everything was being done and being done with style.
have to say about alot of writers from
here and the surrounding areas. They got styles that look different from one and another.
of the crews got
similar styles as a crew, but they vary very differently from
Bombing Science: Mise
is an interesting name.
mean anything to you or just a letter combo?
camp to camp.
the police out here are ridiculous.
have too much money to waste on their bullshit
vandle squad. who basically harrass writers at art shows,
its short for
one who hordes money.
been know to get money in lump sums over the
and do investigations, and have been known to file false paper work and lie to try to convict write! rs. It’s kind of pathetic.
people are the ones with problems. Its
their mission in life to stop what they cant.
Bombing Science: Boston seems like a neglected scene. Do you feel that’s justified? What do you feel is the cause? Lack of writers? Lack of a care to take photos? A grand conspiracy to keep the irishman outta graff? keeping the irishman like myself out of graff will
as long as
same token that we don’t have legal walls to rock. If they wanted to get kids from bombing the streets, some of them might actually piece more and go in a different direction.
drug war. it will never stop. Its a shame though at the
as long as you suppress it the more problems your
gonna have. They haven’t got it through there thick heads that it will never stop and we will never stop.
neglected in some ways cause its small and their isn’t
Bombing Science: Was it hard coming up in Boston? Were there any neighborhood influences or were you on your own?
b-boy characther, something you don’t see as much as you should nowadays. You ever rock the cardboard square?
HA, Man I got shit on when I was a toy for like the first 5 years I painted no one wanted to help me out. It wasn’t until I linked up with Wombat in like ‘95 that I really stepped my game up. Wombat, in my opinion is one of the best from his era and a graff legend out here. I grew up looking at him and SP one. I was influenced with what was going on all around boston and outside of it I think. From areas like Cambridge, and Lynn the most. Bombing Science: Your
legible and straight-forward. Was that by accident or was by design? not really sure.
rocked the cardboard square when
little kid back in the crab walk son!
had a mean back spin and
loved characters since day one. They
are part of the reason
got into this, so i feel like it’s
necessary for me to bust them out and get better at them.
represent the attitude of the writer
think and it keeps
that old school funk still in the game.
Bombing Science: In microphone?
the same vein you ever step to the
style seems to have stayed true,
evolving but always staying to a standard design.
just know that
graffiti but with the new school twist. that if you stick with what you know best and then you can’t lose.
Sometimes I feel it’s gonna work
tried to do outrageous
non legible styles with too many arrows, and in the end it
I’ve always focused one movement. Years ago my boy TEMP had talked about it one time and then that was it. So i try to keep the letters simple with simple clever connections and arrows. These days im heavly influence by whats going on in Copenhagan. Its my favorite graff scene, and has some of the illest writers out there. Through my travels there ive learned so much
Oh yeah, I’ve actually done a few tracks. I used to spit but never got to the point where I wanted to go all the way like graff. Too many cats think they can rhyme. I hang with some of the baddest MC’s from boston, and I know what it takes to be the man on the mic, and where I’m at in my life I dont have the time or hunger to go there. I also grew up on Boston hardcore, and played in Brawl Park a local hardcore band. So I got a good history on both hiphop and hardcore.
never worked for me.
Bombing Science: Boston
seems like a violent city, not
guns or knives just alotta fistfights.
that a good
assestment? If so, any good neighborhood brawl stories?
yeah thats a good assement.
are guns and
but as far as the brawls hell yeah. It’s like in our
and became more and more motivated to get to the way
blood out on a night when your suppose to be having a
those guys do it.
Bombing Science: You
seem to have an affinity for the
HaHa. I’ve been in my share of brawls especially growing up going to hardcore shows. In those days it seemed like beefing was an every day thing. It’s the same
rather break your jaw than get in a cross
out war any day.
there is the shit.
these days everyone is a
other than it being small like here except with way more
tough guy online and crossing cats out without leaving
writers, and way more painting going on that’s for damn
sure. Those guys really take care of me when
From what I know before my time in the early 80’s with the gangs in boston you’d get jacked up real quick being a writer beefing. Bombing Science: I’ve
seen you do ink too.
tattoo for a living these days.
BLEND KERZ and STORM. These coolest cats I’ve met overseas. Bombing Science: Do you beside graffiti? If so, do you
particularly dig putting on people?
I go. I have TIWS SOTEN it. Some of the
to give a shout out to some of the others,
any other creative outlets think one tops the other?
like doing letters
graff or scripts,
than that traveling is where its at but, of course
I’m getting more into japanese stuff I’m trying to head in a direction of doing big bold colored pieces.
Bombing Science: I fire questions here: 1.) Bombing
like to hit people off with some rapid-
got my tattooing and
used to do music.
Other I paint
do so those are my to favorite things.
Bombing Science: Any
good getting up stories?
I think the last time I was in Paris was the most fun. Running the streets and crushing the neighborhoods, and
then going back and taking pics of the stuff with mad
people in the street looking at you like what the fuck. time
had a little trouble with the
hate to say it those were the coolest cops
Mac? Mac Bombing Science: When
God? God, mos
When Bombing Science: I know
you’re people’s with
you had a chance to step over to his turf?
not writing what do you do?
def. not writing
drawing or tattooing. If not
out hearing some good music, talking to ladies.
as much as
so what did you think of the scene over there and how
it compare’s to over here?
Bombing Science: Are
you of the sketch school or do
you walk up to a wall and feel a piece out?
Yeah Bates is my man. Solid guy and one of the most pro on-point writers I’ve ever met. True style master. Oh man I dont know where to begin about his turf. Copenhagan is the best scene I’ve ever been too still. So many walls and trains and the streets just killed. Doing the trains out
def like to sketch, cause you save mad time in flipping
your style and progressing it.
when you bring it to
the wall you want to change things and loosen it up, that’s how
Bombing Science: Do you think there is anything that pre-disposes someone to graffiti? I’ve heard a few people
talking about how maybe a kid being neglected could
up for the future so
work towards him looking for fame to belong.
alot of the writers at some point.
alot of writers out there
want to get down on a wall with.
Yeah I definatly believe it, most graff writers aren’t squares that’s for sure. They’re definatly the type of people who are angry or have issues to rebel. I think by bombing you’re releasing that tension on society or whatever you call it. Artists are all crazy.
New Zeland. Those TMD
got some stuff lined
reach all my goals with
really want to get out
guys straight kill it!
Bombing Science: Anything you want people to know you’re doing? And of course any shouts if you like. I
might have slowed down but
still painting, if you
dig my style word up, if you don’t word up too.
Bombing Science: What’s
in the stereo these days?
90’s. Mobb Deep HELL RELL today.
any hiphop from the
was bangin’ out to
painting for my mind and for my friends. If you get sick of hearing about me, then
DIP SET, I
done something right.
not going anywhere and their is nothing you can do
Shouts to the 156 allstars and the rest, I’ve met around the world. Peace.
all my friends
Bombing Science: If you could paint with anyone, time place not a matter. Who do you think it would be?
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