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Obituary (memorial service program) for DJ Screw
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Obituary (memorial service program) for DJ Screw - Cover, Page 1. November 2000. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 29, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/djscrew/item/55/show/49.

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(November 2000). Obituary (memorial service program) for DJ Screw - Cover, Page 1. DJ Screw Photographs and Memorabilia. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/djscrew/item/55/show/49

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Title Obituary (memorial service program) for DJ Screw
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date November 2000
Description DJ Screw, or Robert Earl Davis, Jr., made his mark on the world by creating a new production technique called "chopped and screwed," which was distributed on popular mixtapes that also featured local rappers freestyling. He released hundreds of mixtapes, recorded four albums, opened a store that sold only DJ Screw tapes, and gave dozens of Houston rappers their starts. On November 16, 2000, DJ Screw was found dead in his recording studio at the age of twenty-nine.
Donor Davis, Robert Earl, Sr.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Rap (Music)--Texas--Houston
  • Rap musicians--Texas--Houston
  • Disc jockeys--Texas--Houston
  • Hip-hop culture--Texas--Houston
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • Obituaries
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • DJ Screw, 1971-2000
  • Screwed Up Click (Musical Group)
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • obituaries
Language English
Physical Description 6 page trifold pamphlet
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Collection DJ Screw Papers
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/?p=collections/controlcard&id=496
Digital Collection DJ Screw Photographs and Memorabilia
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/djscrew
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is protected by copyright. The library has been granted permission to digitize and make available online these images, but the copyright remains with the copyright holder. The item may not be reproduced or distributed without the permission of the copyright owner. Users assume full responsibility for any infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
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