Houston's DJ Screw gets national spotlight in new Spotify podcast

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Monday, June 21, 2021
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PREVIOUS REPORT: "All Screwed Up" director Isaac "Chill" Yowman and executive producer D-Reck spoke with ABC13's Richh Harrison about the 20-year journey to bring DJ Screw's story to the screen.

HOUSTON, Texas -- With June 27th - aka DJ Screw Day - just around the corner, Spotify/Gimlet Media's hip-hop podcast Mogul will be celebrating the life and legacy of the late, Houston-rap pioneer in its latest season, premiering Wednesday, June 23.

The third season of this podcast, where host Brandon "Jinx" Jenkins delves into hip-hop's most iconic moments, will chronicle the story of Robert Earl Davis, Jr.

The reclusive DJ created his own genre - Chopped and Screwed - by slowing music down until it sounded like syrup coming out of your speakers.

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