OIL: A True Soldier

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“He was kind of a small framed dude, but he had this huge, huge heart.” -BASER

“…the freshest there is.” -VILE8

“He was like the Cuban Tupac.” -ECHO

“He always had your back…if you needed a favor, like, I gotta move, and it’s snowing, and there is no truck, and we gotta walk down the block with a couch on our back. He would be there for you” -DASH

“…even jealous of him. He was always a cool dude. I always said, man, I wish I was more like that.” -MBER

“He was the most solid person I’ve ever met” -JUNE

  • engine
    Posted at 20:13h, 13 June Reply

    not finished yet but this is insane!

      Posted at 08:55h, 26 October Reply

      I don’t know if anyone on here knows but OILER spent a lot of time on Los Angeles before Miami and he killed it everywhere..in the early to mid 90’s you couldnt go anywhere in L.A without seeing OILER L.O.D tags..I met him in 92 at the Belmont tunnel with DECLINE…he’s a true king and will be forever missed. .ML/R ALWAYS. .P.S. look up 90’a L.A  graff on YouTube you’ll see him on the news bombing a tall ass billboard

  • Echo
    Posted at 07:00h, 14 June Reply

    I’m really excited with how this project turned out.
    Long Live King OiL, the Crudest.

  • Path
    Posted at 10:31h, 14 June Reply

    Wow… Awesome job Deja. It was awesome getting to learn more about a writer whose style has had a huge influence on me since the beginning. RIP KING OILER.


  • MrMadClout
    Posted at 16:38h, 14 June Reply

    A True Soldier always on the front line ready for akshun…
    Thats who he iz…
    Great job..
    Mr M.

  • japi
    Posted at 19:33h, 14 June Reply

    dope interview!!! definitely one of my favorites

  • Breed
    Posted at 21:51h, 14 June Reply

    This shit got me all choked up…
    The real deal… my brother forever

    • Arco 1
      Posted at 21:59h, 24 June Reply

      How did he pass away ??

  • Lemonjello
    Posted at 22:39h, 14 June Reply

    Still buffering. It’d be cool if you guys put one together for Heist.

  • skem
    Posted at 08:14h, 15 June Reply

    BERNIE YOU FAMOUS MAH NIGG, love ya boski

  • Whore wgep
    Posted at 08:46h, 15 June Reply

    this is nice. thanks.

  • Dris
    Posted at 11:43h, 15 June Reply

    Great listen on the audio portion, very captivating, listened to the whole thing.

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  • Elmo
    Posted at 19:09h, 15 June Reply

    I doesn’t show up to download on podcasts for the iPod

  • DEJA
    Posted at 20:36h, 15 June Reply

    Elmo, it should be up there soon.

  • Echo
    Posted at 21:53h, 15 June Reply
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  • Mber
    Posted at 21:08h, 16 June Reply

    missing you terribly dog….

  • INF
    Posted at 15:16h, 17 June Reply

    Glad one of my photos made it into the lineup, nice interview..

  • Novah
    Posted at 19:36h, 17 June Reply

    great interviews..rest in peace..the best to ever do it in mia..condolences to all his friends and family

  • elmo
    Posted at 14:02h, 06 July Reply


  • elmo
    Posted at 14:04h, 06 July Reply

    cant get enough of these, word to deja and damager and everyone involved im itchin for another is there a date set for the next?

  • paid wgep
    Posted at 23:12h, 11 July Reply

    great interview, it’s good to hear how much he meant to so many people, because he touched countless people through graff, tattoo’s, and just living his life…the crudest one, you are missed greatly

  • RONER!
    Posted at 15:04h, 20 July Reply


  • kslacks
    Posted at 20:44h, 01 August Reply

    I think graffradio needs to do a immortal wire tap for ynotse of buk50, msg, 28 crew —- miami.

    he just died wednesday morning.

  • Path
    Posted at 16:47h, 05 August Reply

    cosign on that kslacks

  • Big June
    Posted at 13:19h, 18 August Reply

    @kslacks I think you should try emailing your request rather then posting it on OILS TRIBUTE homie.

  • Smack
    Posted at 22:27h, 09 February Reply

    anybody see all the oil throwies in the new Skate 3 video game?

  • SK545
    Posted at 20:58h, 24 January Reply

    The phone tap interview is incredible.

  • Kels
    Posted at 16:03h, 09 August Reply

    Bernie was the best to ever do it. Miss you all the time. Such great laughs and memories. 710 para siempre. 

  • Bryan Horne
    Posted at 04:22h, 10 September Reply

    I should have been contacted for this interview, I’m more than happy to talk about this because he was my brother. I was the last person to speak with him, it kills me inside everyday. #RIPOILER

  • Roner
    Posted at 02:03h, 13 September Reply

    Miss you cuhz, Never forget you brother….

  • Roner
    Posted at 02:07h, 13 September Reply

    Only good times and realness..RIP Bern MANG, AKA BB, AKA Oil the CRUDEST! Miss you G, thik about you everyday…

  • Adrian B aka DESL
    Posted at 17:14h, 03 November Reply

    R.I.P. Bernie. Its hard not to get choked up reading all the kind words from those he knew. You are truly missed. I used to chill with Bernie back in the 90’s before college. He was always an outstanding friend and always had your back no matter what the woes. I still remember the times we’d leave Diamontes in SOBE in the wee hours and wreck it until noon the next day. May your passion and your words live on in our hearts and on the walls and trains that you finessed with your touch. Legends never die. I miss you bro! 

  • Kenny-Wayne
    Posted at 19:48h, 10 November Reply

    Oil was a awesome dude. Everyone knew him for his graffiti but he was a great tattoo artist as well. I still got his portfolio from when we tattooed at myrtle beach together

  • Peter J Quill
    Posted at 01:36h, 15 September Reply

    rip Oil
    para siempre

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