VICE Exclusive: DJ Smokey Makes Weirdo Remixes of Memphis Rap
If you've trawled the depths of YouTube for old DJ Screw videos, you've probably come across DJ Smokey. He remixes a lot of old Three 6 songs, like this track, "I Can Get Ignorant Part 2," which samples "Psychopathic Lunatic."
DJ Smokey's internet presence precedes him. If you've ever trawled the depths of YouTube for old Memphis rap or DJ Screw videos, one of Smokey's tapes is bound to have popped up. Plenty of his tracks are hit-or-miss, but a few are so good that it makes up for the rest. He remixes a lot of old Three 6 songs, like this track, "I Can Get Ignorant Part 2," which samples DJ Paul and Juicy J's "Psychopathic Lunatic." If you run out of Tom Skeemask songs to listen to in order to spice up your day at your boring desk job, dive into DJ Smokey.
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