My grandfather paid his dues for that nickname. That was my grandfather's life.
He should have asked for permission. A standup, respectable guy would come and ask 'If I could use the nickname. I think he's a great artist, but you can't just start calling yourself that to sell records ...He wants to go for that whole image, but hey, be yourself.
Agnello also took a quick shot at Ricky.
Only in America can you go from being a corrections officer to calling yourself Teflon Don.
- Carmine Agnello