Travis Scott has lengthy been impressed and a fan of the late DJ Screw, and now La Flame has an opportunity to assist form the Screwed Up Click on chief’s legacy as Scott is on board as an govt producer for Screw’s forthcoming biopic.
Wednesday (November 16) marks 22 years since DJ Screw’s demise, and per Deadline, Scott has been given an govt producer function alongside Isaac Bowman for the Houston Hip Hop dignitary’s biopic, which will probably be helmed by Columbia Photos’ Vice President Maia Eyre.
“Persevering with the legacy of my brother is most necessary… The method truthfully has been thrilling. I’m like wow, we’re actually about to make a film,” Screw’s sister Michelle Wheeler mentioned in an announcement.
“Practically a dozen movie administrators and producers had approached us through the years, however this was the primary time I truly felt absolutely comfy. I’m very grateful for Sony and Travis being on this journey with us, serving to preserve my brother Screw’s legacy going.”
Scott’s involvement within the biopic might have been destiny after Yowman bumped into Trav and the Cactus Jack workforce at an workplace in Los Angeles the place they mentioned the chopped-and-screwed pioneer’s movie undertaking for over an hour.
“The love for Screw was mutual, and he instructed me I had his full help,” Yowman mentioned. “We’re each raised in Mo. Metropolis so because of this far more to have him be a component.
“I’m grateful as hell to have his sister Michelle and brother Charles in my nook as a help system. I don’t know every thing, and there’s a lot info on the market, so with the ability to speak to legends like Lil’ Keke, Bun B and D-Reck and get unbiased views has been useful with me navigating by way of the method.”
It nonetheless stays unclear when the Screw biopic will arrive. Travis Scott beforehand paid homage to Screw and different influential Houston rappers with ASTROWORLD standout “R.I.P. Screw” in 2018.
On the music facet, followers are nonetheless anxiously awaiting UTOPIA‘s arrival, however Scott dished out an help on Drake and 21 Savage‘s Her Loss and he’s reportedly expected to appear on Metro Boomin’s Heroes & Villains album on December 2.
Travis Scott is among the many artists who’ve been paying tribute to TakeOff, after the Migos rapper (actual title Kirsnik Khari Ball) was shot and killed outdoors a bowling alley in Houston, Texas earlier this month.
The 28-year-old was amongst a bunch of individuals — which additionally included his uncle and Migos groupmate Quavo — watching a cube recreation when an altercation broke out and pictures have been fired.
Gucci Mane, Killer Mike, Joe Budden, Lloyd Banks and Boosie Badazz have been among the many horde of Hip Hop figures who mourned Takeoff’s sudden passing on social media.
However because the unhappy information continued to sink in, extra tributes poured in from the likes of Scott, Drake, Future, 21 Savage, 2 Chainz and others.
Travis Scott, who labored with Takeoff on Astroworld, posted a black-and-white photograph of him and the slain rapper on his Instagram Tales together with the caption: “Endlessly the house cadet Endlessly the rocket probably the most humble the illest 4ever Take.”