For this episode, TSOM remembers the late Texas rap legend DJ Screw, who died 15 years ago this month, leaving behind a legacy that is still felt in today’s rap scene. Unfortunately, he also left behind a legion of wannabes and imitations. Tonight, we screw ourselves by exposing our eardrums to four of the most difficult screwed and chopped recordings. So fill your cup with some of that purple drank, take tomorrow off, and join us for the worst screwed records not from DJ Screw.
Voices: J. Wyrick, S. Bennett, C. Allred, and the Dirty Deacon, Blake Collier
Intro music contains elements of M.Barnacle’s “Erase That” (used with permission), contains elements from a man with a clear understanding of rap culture, the Fat Boys, Kid Koala, Johnny Adams, Biggie Smalls coughing up something nasty, Larry and Tommy. Arranged by TSOM’s Jeff.
2:51: Simulations of “screwed and chopped”
3:49: South Park Mexican “Smoke Two Joints (Screwed)”
8:34: The TSOM Panel discusses “Smoke Two Joints (Screwed).”
9:45: Cray lays down the qualifications for a well-rounded screwed record.
10:41: Staind “It’s Been a While (Screwed)” (G5 Smiley)
15:31: The TSOM Panel discuss “It’s Been a While (Screwed)”
15:40: Results may vary.
17:13: Sam goes for it.
17:44: We have made attempt to speak to Psycho Mike-O. He has not returned our calls.
18:27: Mannie Fresh “Real Big (Screwed)”
23:16: The Panel discuss “Real Big (Screwed)”
24:49: Creed “My Sacrifice (Screwed and Chopped)” (Texuz Game)
28:44: The TSOM Panel discuss “My Sacrifice (Screwed and Chopped)”
28:55: Cray’s favorite Creed song is “My Own Prison.”
29:55: Listening to music in a “painful, non-entertaining way” is what we shoot for at TSOM.
30:30: The Panel launches into a discussion of the Stinky Pinky. Tonight’s winner was Staind’s “It’s Been a While,” 3-1.
31:16: We have attempted to reach DJ Saint, to no avail. We will continue to pursue an interview with him in future episodes. In the meantime, here was the only remnants of his recording.
32:50: Sam offers a piece of helpful advice.