DJ Screw, 1971-2000
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Peter Beste and Lance Scott Walker Houston Rap Collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the creation and production of the book Houston Rap, by photographer Peter Beste and writer Lance Scott Walker. These materials include digital photos taken by Beste, audio recordings and transcripts of interviews conducted by Walker, photo prints from the editing process of the book, exhibit prints of photos from the book, photo contact sheets, and dummy copies of the book. The collection also contains a significant amount of material collected...
Dates: 1975-2006; Majority of material found within 1994-2000
Scope and Contents Personal papers, photographs, creative material and technology, sound recordings, and promotional material comprise the DJ Screw Papers. DJ Screw’s activities as a DJ and mixtape creator are the focus of the papers, and materials documenting these activities include lists for his screw tapes, sound recordings, production materials, including recording equipment, business documents, and photographs. Most materials were donated by Robert Earl Davis, Sr. Additional donors include Nikki Williams,...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Samplified Digital Recording Studios Records
Dates: 1995-2003; Majority of material found in 1995-2003
Scope and Contents This collection contains Alesis Digital Audio Tapes (ADATs), invoices, photographs, and posters from Samplified Digital Recording Studios and is divided into four series: Recordings, Invoices, Promotional Materials, and Photographs. The ADATs contain recordings by many prominent Houston hip hop artists, mostly notably several sets of tapes containing master recordings by DJ Screw. Due to the fragility of the original ADATs, they cannot be played directly, but digital access files are available.