New book on DJ Screw coming in 2022

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  • Written by Lance Scott Walker, DJ Screw: A Life In Slow Revolution will land on April 19th.
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  • A new book about the late, legendary DJ Screw is coming next year. Written by Lance Scott Walker, who has been compiling research for 16 years, DJ Screw: A Life In Slow Revolution will land on April 19th, 2022, via The University of Texas Press. The book features contributions from more than 130 of DJ Screw's family, friends, students and more. Known for creating the "chopped and screwed" DJing technique, DJ Screw, real name Robert Earl Davis Jr., was a pioneering figure in Houston's hip-hop community, putting out over 350 mixtapes. He died on November 16th, 2000. Read a Rolling Stone interview with Walker, in which he talks about the process of bringing many voices together to enshrine DJ Screw's legacy. Pre-order the book here.