DJ Screw

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Birthday
20, 1971
Birthplace
Bastrop, TX
DEATH DATE
Nov 16, 2000 (29)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1971
Birthplace
Bastrop, TX
DEATH DATE
Nov 16, 2000 (29)

About

Fixture on the Houston hip hop DJ scene who pioneered the now-famous Chopped and Screwed technique. His famous albums include 3'n the Mornin': Part Two and Since the Gray Tapes Vol. 2.

Before Fame

He created hundreds of mixtapes that featured slowed-down sound and repetition of key lines. He started out as an underground sensation.

Trivia

He was found dead in the bathroom of his studio after consuming a lethal combination of codeine and alcohol. His Spotify audience, as of April 2022, still generated over 210,000 monthly listeners. He is considered to be one of the most influential artists to come out of Texas during the early 2000's. 

Family Life

His father, Robert Earl Davis, Sr., was a long-haul truck driver who was absent from home for much of his childhood.

Associated With

He influenced the work of multiplatinum rapper Lil Flip.