DJ Screw’s Albums Donated to Charity


The late DJ Screw’s album collection, estimated to be over 1,000, has been donated to the University of Houston library.

Screw died in November of 2000 of a heart attack at the age of 29. He is widely credited with inventing the ‘chopped and screwed’ style of slowed-down production that has been popular throughout the 2000s.

His father, Robert Earl Davis, Sr. donated the albums along with John and Rebecca Moores Endowed Library Fund.

Much of the collection will be part of an exhibit called “DJ Screw and the Rise of Houston Hip-Hop.” That exhibit is slated to open in March of 2012.

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