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DJ Screw

NTS aired an episode dedicated to the music of DJ Screw on 14 August 2023. DJ Screw was first played on NTS on 30 October 2018. Songs played include Rollin 4 Deep.

DJ Screw, born Robert Earl Davis, Jr. (July 20, 1971 – November 16, 2000), was a central figure in the Houston hip hop scene. His innovation included the trademark technique of slowing down the basic tracks of a cut when he remixed it. He was the main mix tape mixer for the huge Screwed Up Click.

He was born in Bastrop, Texas to Robert Earl Davis, Sr. DJ Screw had lived in Smithville,…