Travis Scott, Isaac Yowman Be part of Up For DJ Screw Biopic

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Screwed Up Sunday: Tribute to DJ Screw

Travis Scott will be part of movie director Isaac Yowman as an government producer for a forthcoming biopic in regards to the late DJ Screw. The movie was first introduced in 2020 and it seems traction has been made towards getting the movie up on the large display.

Deadline completely experiences that Texas rapper Travis Scott will turn into a part of the manager producer group alongside Isaac Yowman for the biopic centered on a legend of Houston’s underground Hip-Hop scene. DJ Screw is answerable for the “chopped and screwed” sound of altered vocals and slowed-down beats chopped into components and remodeling songs into moody and hypnotic platters.

Based on Michelle Wheeler, sister to DJ Screw, the household is joyful that Cactus Jack joined forces with Yowman to convey her brother’s story to life.

From Deadline:

As DJ Screw’s sister Michelle Wheeler has expressed, “persevering with the legacy of my brother is most vital…The method actually has been thrilling. I’m like wow, we’re actually about to make a film. Practically a dozen movie administrators and producers had approached us through the years, however this was the primary time I really felt totally snug. I’m very grateful for Sony and Travis being on this journey with us, serving to hold my brother Screw’s legacy going.”

Yowman stated that he and Scott shared a mutual love for DJ Screw’s music and each had been raised on the sound that Screw pioneered whereas itemizing in Missouri Metropolis, Texas, simply exterior of Houston. The pair met in Los Angeles and located that their hometown connection was very important in telling the story of DJ Screw successfully as attainable.

It isn’t recognized when the movie will hit theaters however Yowman stated in earlier interviews that he’s doing his due diligence in capturing accounts from those that knew DJ Screw personally and had been influenced by his sound.

Photograph: Radio One Houston