At the Speeds of Life May 17, 2022
Both DJ Screw and J Dilla biographies make the persuasive argument that the work of each producer was a combination of specific, unique genius, and of insight derived from their cities.
"DJ Screw’s sound reverberated in his home city and beyond, entering the mainstream when fresh new voices would rush onto the charts carrying his style in their music," writes Lance Scott Walker.
Go see "Don't Screw Up: A Screw Retrospective," this Friday night at LA's Handbag Factory. Ft. Lil Keke, William Hutson of clipping & More.
With almost 300 chapters in DJ Screws discography, Torii MacAdams highlights one of the most essential.
Torii MacAdams always chooses purple stuff over Sunny D It’s been about ten years since Mike Jones, Paul Wall, Slim Thug, and Chamillionaire got regular airplay, and Houston is again ubiquitous. A$AP Rocky has weaseled his way into synonimity with the word “trill” thanks to repeated usage, his supposed love for lean, and syrupy chopped […]
Deen is eighth cousins with Fat Pat. I live in Houston. Don’t try to find me – we don’t play that LL Cool J shit outchea. I’m not a native and I’ve only lived here for a little while, but there’s something special about the music scene here. Special in the sense that it inspires […]