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 government producer for Screw’s forthcoming biopic.
Wednesday (November 16) marks 22 years since DJ Screw’s loss of life, and per Deadline, Scott has been given an government producer function alongside Isaac Bowman for the Houston Hip Hop dignitary’s biopic, which can be helmed by Columbia Footage’ Vice President Maia Eyre.
“Persevering with the legacy of my brother is most necessary… The method actually has been thrilling. I’m like wow, we’re actually about to make a film,” Screw’s sister Michelle Wheeler stated in an announcement.
“Practically a dozen movie administrators and producers had approached us over time, however this was the primary time I truly felt totally comfy. I’m very grateful for Sony and Travis being on this journey with us, serving to maintain 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 challenge for over an hour.
“The love for Screw was mutual, and he instructed me I had his full help,” Yowman stated. “We’re each raised in Mo. Metropolis so which means rather 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 the whole lot, and there’s a lot data 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 artists who have been paying tribute to TakeOff, after the Migos rapper (actual identify Kirsnik Khari Ball) was shot and killed outside a bowling alley in Houston, Texas earlier this month.
The 28-year-old was amongst a gaggle of individuals — which additionally included his uncle and Migos groupmate Quavo — watching a cube recreation when an altercation broke out and shots were fired.
Travis Scott, who labored with Takeoff on Astroworld, posted a black-and-white picture of him and the slain rapper on his Instagram Tales together with the caption: “Perpetually the area cadet Perpetually the rocket probably the most humble the illest 4ever Take.”