The Info List - Screwed Up Click

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The SCREWED UP CLICK (or S.U.C.) is an American hip hop collective based out of Houston, Texas
Houston, Texas
, that was led by DJ Screw
DJ Screw
. Its most notable members include DJ Screw
DJ Screw
himself, Big Hawk , Big Mello , Big Moe , Big Pokey , the Botany Boyz , E.S.G. , Fat Pat , Lil Flip
Lil Flip
, Lil\' Keke , Lil\' O , Trae and Z-Ro
. In addition, Devin the Dude
Devin the Dude
, K-Rino, Lil\' Troy , South Park Mexican and UGK
are considered to be "Screwed Up Affiliated".


* 1 History

* 2 Original members

* 2.1 Big Hawk * 2.2 Big Moe
Big Moe
* 2.3 Big Pokey * 2.4 Botany Boyz * 2.5 DJ Screw
DJ Screw
* 2.6 E.S.G. * 2.7 Fat Pat * 2.8 Kay-K * 2.9 Lil\' Keke * 2.10 Lil\' O * 2.11 Mike D

* 3 Other members

* 3.1 Al-D * 3.2 Big Jut * 3.3 Big Mello * 3.4 Big Rue * 3.5 Big Steve * 3.6 Bird * 3.7 Chris Ward * 3.8 Clay Doe * 3.9 Dat Boy Grace * 3.10 Enjoli * 3.11 Herschelwood Hardheadz * 3.12 Lil Flip
Lil Flip
* 3.13 Mr. 3-2 * 3.14 Trae * 3.15 Yungstar * 3.16 DJ Zo tha Affliate * 3.17 Z-Ro

* 4 Discography

* 4.1 Studio albums

* 5 References * 6 External links


In the early 1990s, a new type of music began gaining popularity in Houston
, collectively called " Chopped and screwed ", which was pioneered by DJ Screw
DJ Screw
. The sound was created from a turntable technique in which Screw slowed down the tempo and torqued with parts of hip-hop anthems, giving them a new sound which he believed made the lyrics easier to understand. In 1993, he began to release tapes, known as "Screw Tapes", on which he slowed down and manipulated records by popular artists and also prominently included freestyles by a group of friends and local rappers, who soon came to be known as the "Screwed Up Click". In 1994, Screw moved into a house located in the eastern park of South Park , which soon came to be known as "The Screw House", where he could conduct his new business of selling tapes and recording freestyles with the group. These tapes quickly gained popularity in the area, allowing many of the group's members to launch successful solo careers. At some point the business became too much for the house, so the group relocated its operations to a store in Missouri City that became known as "The Screw Shop". After years of success that took its members to new heights, the S.U.C. found itself surrounded by tragedy when two of its members died, Fat Pat who was murdered and DJ Screw
DJ Screw
who overdosed from a lethal combination of codeine and other drugs. However, the group still continues to record new music with many of its members now focusing primarily on their solo careers. In later years, the group saw the deaths of other members including Big Hawk and Big Moe
Big Moe
in 2006 and 2007 respectively, as well as the incarceration of others.

More recently in 2010, the S.U.C. had a reunion tour in 2010 which included Big Pokey , Lil\' Keke , Lil\' O and Z-Ro
. In 2014, several members of the group appeared on the track "The Legendary DJ Screw" from Bun B 's fourth studio album Trill OG: The Epilogue , including a posthumous verse from Big Hawk.


This is a list of all of the original members of the Screwed Up Click.


Main article: Big Hawk

John Edward Hawkins, better known as H.A.W.K. or Big Hawk was one of the founding members of the Screwed Up Click. He grew up on the dead end block of MLK with younger brother, Patrick "Fat Pat" Hawkins and two sisters. He started rapping in 1992 when Fat Pat took him to DJ Screw’s house, an upcoming mixtape producer and DJ in the southern area of Houston. In 1994 Hawk, Fat Pat , DJ Screw
DJ Screw
, Lil\' Keke and Koldjack, collaborated to form the group D.E.A. and Dead End Records. In late 1998 D.E.A. released an original independent album entitled, “Screwed For Life”. In 1999 Hawk participated in a Southside Playaz compilation album titled You Got Us Fuxxed Up, with Mike D, Claydoe and other members of the S.U.C. Hawk released his solo album, Under Hawk\'s Wings on Dead End Records in 2000 and was featured on the Lil\' Troy hit " Wanna Be A Baller ". He also collaborated with Lil\' O on the hit song, " Back Back ". Next, he partnered with Game Face Records in 2002 and released his first album under his label Ghetto Dreams Ent., self-titled, HAWK. With the hit song, "U Already Know", the album charted the Billboard's list of top R its follow-up, Forever Botany, was released in 1999 and managed to crack the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop charts at #99 in 2000 as the Houston
rap scene became more popular across the US. Since then, the members have concentrated more on solo projects, with C-Note being the most successful. Since the group's creation members Big D-E-Z, Lil 3rd, Lil Head and Pap-Pap have left the group as well as member B.G. Gator, who committed suicide on Mother's Day a year after his mom died.


Main article: DJ Screw
DJ Screw

Robert Earl Davis, Jr. also known as DJ Screw
DJ Screw
was a central figure in the Houston
hip hop community and was the creator of the now-famous Chopped and Screwed DJ technique. This creation led to his nickname of "The Originator". During the early 1990s, he invited some of the Houston
emcees from the city's south side to rhyme on those mixes. He was also a member of the rap group Dead End Alliance. This eventually led to the formation of the Screwed Up Click. DJ Screw
DJ Screw
died on November 16, 2000 from a lethal combination of codeine and other drugs. Since his death, DJ Screw
DJ Screw
has had a considerable influence in the Houston
scene, which is sometimes referred to as "Screwston" in his memory. His distinct musical stylings influenced countless rap acts. Alternative weekly The Houston
Press named the 1995 album 3 \'n the Mornin\' (Part Two) as no. 13 on its list of the 25 best Houston rap albums of all time. The newspaper credited the release for the way it helped shape Houston's hip-hop culture. The newspaper also referred to Chopped and Screwed music as the second most likely type of music to be associated with Texas, an example of DJ Screw's influence in the region.


Main article: E.S.G.

Cedric Hill, better known by his stage name E.S.G. which stands for Everyday Street Gangsta, is a rapper originally from Bogalusa, Louisiana . He helped to popularize the "chopped and screwed" style of rap music. His debut album Ocean of Funk was released in 1995 and he released albums regularly since then.


Main article: Fat Pat (rapper)

Patrick Lamark Hawkins, better known by his stage name Fat Pat, was a member of DEA (Dead End Alliance) with his brother John "Big Hawk" Hawkins , DJ Screw
DJ Screw
and Kay-K, all original members of the Screwed Up Click. He released two albums with Wreckshop Records in 1998, Ghetto Dreams and Throwed In Da Game, the latter of which was released posthumously. On February 3, 1998, Hawkins was fatally shot at a home in Houston, TX, after going to a promoter's apartment to collect an appearance fee. Eight years later, his brother rapper Big Hawk was also shot to death.


Kay-K also known as Shakey Red was an original member of the Screwed Up Click and a founding member of the D.E.A. (Dead End Alliance), which also included DJ Screw, Fat Pat, & Big Hawk.


Main article: Lil\' Keke

Marcus Lakee Edwards, better known by his stage name Lil' Keke, is an original member of the Southern hip hop collective Screwed Up Click. Lil Keke gained national underground love with his track "Southside" from his 1997 release "Don't Mess Wit Texas". In 2005, Lil' Keke signed to Swishahouse Records . In an interview with HitQuarters
at the time, label president and A&R T. Farris said, "He is a legend here in Houston. He plays a big role in the whole style of rap that we make down here."


Main article: Lil\' O

Ore Magnus Lawson, better known by his stage name Lil' O, was born in Lagos, Nigeria and raised in Southwest Houston, Texas
Houston, Texas
. He is an original member of Screwed Up Click. He is known for his short stature, being 5 feet tall, from which he earned the nickname "Da Fat Rat Wit Da Cheeze". While studying at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans in 1997, he recorded “Can’t Stop”, which featured vocal contributions from the ladies that would go on to earn renown as Destiny\'s Child . The track soon became Lil’ O’s debut single and went on to score an instant local hit. In 1999, he signed with the Houston-based indie label Game Face Entertainment, from which he released his debut album, Blood Money, which went on to sell 20,000 copies. In 2001, his album "Da Fat Rat With The Cheeze" sold over 75,000. He collaborated with Big Hawk on the hit single "Back Back", which led to a nationwide deal with Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records
, which he later left in 2003. he also have a song called "Hi Sidin made in2016


Mike D, also known as Bosshog Corleone or Dickbone Corleone, is a rapper based out of Houston, Texas, who along with Clay Doe, Fat Pat and Mr. 3-2, formed the rap group Southside Playaz. Mike D was able to create a lot of tracks with Fat Pat before his death, which are still included on new Southside Playaz CDs to this day.


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This is a list of all of the known past and present members who joined the Screwed Up Click after its creation.


Albert Driver, better known by his stage name Al-D, is a member of the Screwed Up Click. He met DJ Screw
DJ Screw
while attending Sterling High School and they became close friends. Current single via digital only release is Ballaz Featuring – E.S.G., Griddy Vocalz, Mo City Don. 2015 will see the release of his new album yet to be announce.


Big Jut is a member of the Screwed Up Click who was also DJ Screw's and many of the other members personal barber. He was also the one to introduce some rappers to Screw, such as Dat Boy Grace, who later joined the group. He released an album titled Screwed Up Fo Life in 2004.


Main article: Big Mello

Curtis Donnell Davis, better known by his stage name Big Mello, was a member of the Screwed Up Click. He debuted as Big Mello in 1992 with the album "Bone Hard Zaggin'" on the Rap-A-Lot Records label. Shea Serrano of the Houston
Press said that Big Mello was famous for "repping Hiram Clarke in the 90's" On June 15, 2002 Mello, along with a passenger died after he lost control of his vehicle and hit a pillar in the 4500 block of South Loop West In Houston.


Big Rue was a member of the Screwed Up Click. He was also one of the founding members of M.O.B. Style Protected. He is deceased.


Big Steve, also known as Granpappy and Mafioso, was a member of the Screwed Up Click. He was also a founding member of the group "Woss Ness" with Rasir X and Mista Luv. He was murdered two years after the group's debut album "Da Game Changed Forever".


Reggie "Bird" Oliver is a member of the Screwed Up Click. He met DJ Screw in 1989 and they became close friends. While Screw sold tapes hand over fist out of the house he asked Bird to stand behind the door with a gun. Screw’s friend Toe famously commissioned the first tape and then played it for Bird, who was among the first to commission a second round of tapes.


One of the last added members of the Screwed Up Click. He is also part of the group Boss Hogg Outlawz with Slim Thug
Slim Thug


Clay Doe is a rapper based out of Houston, Texas, who along with Mike D, Fat Pat and Mr. 3-2, formed the rap group Southside Playaz.


Dat Boy Grace, now known as Macc Grace, as well as his brother Lo$, were members of the Screwed Up Click, in which he developed a long time friendship with DJ Screw. He was introduced to Screw by his barber, Big Jut, a fellow Screwed Up Click member.


Enjoli, also known as First Lady of the SUC, earned her title by rapping on DJ Screw's Underground Chapters. She was a close friend of fellow Houston
rapper Big Moe
Big Moe
and appeared on his albums City of Syrup , on the track "I Wonder", and Purple World , on the track "The Letter". She also made an appearance on rapper Z-Ro's album Z-Ro
vs. the World on the track "Dirty 3rd".


The Herschelwood Hardheadz, named after the south side Houston
Texas neighborhood they grew up in, is a group that was a part of the Screwed Up Click and was formed in 1993. Its members included Duke, Knock, Archie Lee and formerly Lil Keke .


Main article: Lil Flip
Lil Flip

Wesley Eric Weston, Jr., better known by his stage name Lil' Flip, is a rapper and member of the Screwed Up Click. He gained early popularity from the title "The Freestyle King", given to him by Screw himself. In 2000, Lil' Flip independently released his first album titled The Leprechaun In 2002, Columbia Records
Columbia Records
offered Flip a contract and Suckafree a distribution deal. Lil Flip
Lil Flip
released his debut studio album Undaground Legend on August 27, 2002. The album was certified Platinum in December 2002. It contained his hit single "The Way We Ball ". When Lil' Flip's label Columbia tried to restructure Flip, he left, ending up at Sony Urban Music which he believed could promote his music better. The first single from the album was "Game Over (Flip) ". After that he quickly released his second single, "Sunshine " featuring Lea Sunshine . This album sold 198,000 domestic copies in its first week and was certified double Platinum by August, 2004. Lil' Flip released his third album I Need Mine in 2007. The album debuted at number 15 on the Billboard 200 with 43,000 copies sold in its first week. Lil' Flip has since left Columbia records and gone back to being an independent artist, founding his own label Clover G records. His fourth album Ahead of My Time was originally set to be released as early as 2007, but was pushed back many times and was finally released on July 6, 2010. Lil' Flip released two "album-before-the-album's" in 2009 to help promote the release of Ahead of My Time. The two albums were: Respect Me and Underground Legend 2 . Lil' Flip released his fifth album The Black Dr. Kevorkian on October 31, 2013, which sold 10,000 copies in its first week.

MR. 3-2

Mr. 3-2, was a member of the Screwed Up Click. While signed to Rap-A-Lot Records he was involved with three groups, The Convicts, Southside Playaz and Blac Monks, and released one solo album. After leaving Rap-A-Lot, 3-2 released albums on "N Yo Face" and "Street Game Records." He has collaborated on tracks with UGK
, Scarface (rapper)
Scarface (rapper)
, 8 Ball & MJG , South Park Mexican "> titled Banned. However, prior to that he will release the mixtape I Am King and has been involved in the recording process for the Grand Hustle Records compilation album.


Yungstar is a member of the Screwed Up Click who began rapping around age ten. In the early 1990s, he began working with DenDen, CEO of Straight Profit Records. He emerged nationally with a guest appearance on Lil' Troy's " Wanna Be a Baller ". He then went on to release the hit song "Knocking Pictures Off The Wall" with Lil' Flex.


DJ Zo is DJ Screw's 2nd cousin. He was also an affiliated DJ for Chalie Boy. Today, he continues to work as an on air personality for radio stations and puts out CDs. He also owns a mobile DJ company.


Main article: Z-Ro

Joseph Wayne McVey, better known by his stage names Z-Ro
and The Mo City Don, is a member of the Screwed Up Click. In 1998, Z-Ro
released his debut album, Look What You Did to Me . He celebrated his 22nd birthday at DJ Screw's house, recording the "Blue 22" tape. These things helped to escalate Z-Ro’s popularity throughout the South and by 2002 his talent and hard work caught the attention of Rap-a-Lot ’s founder and CEO James Prince , who offered him a deal. In 2004, Z-Ro
released his critically acclaimed Rap-a-Lot debut titled The Life of Joseph W. McVey . The record was a huge success and helped expand Z-Ro’s fan base beyond the South. In 2005, Z-Ro
released Let the Truth Be Told , which was well received. Z-Ro's 2006 album I\'m Still Livin\' was released while he was imprisoned for drug possession , to positive reviews. It was called "a great album... powerful" but "relentlessly bleak" by The Village Voice
The Village Voice
and "one of the best rap albums to come out of Houston" by the Houston
Chronicle . He was named one of America's most underrated rappers by The New York Times in 2007. In 2010 he released his next album titled Heroin , which was followed by another new album titled Meth in 2011 and then Angel Dust in 2012. After a series of mixtapes, released sporadically over three years, Z-Ro
has returned with a proper studio album entitled Melting the Crown. Following that album he recorded his most recent episode of albums entitled “Drankin and Drivin" in 2016. This album features a very well notifiable artist by the name Krayzie Bone.



* Blockbleeders (1999) * Making History (2005) * The Takeover (2014)


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