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Screwed Up Records & Tapes Appeal Against Eviction Order

Screwed Up Records & Tapes, the original home of DJ Screw and the Screwed Up Click, are facing eviction from their Houston home and record store. The leaseholder, named by Houston Press as Dr Pondexter, is reported to want the property back in order to expand his dental practice. Pondexter refused a previous offer from the owners of Screwed Up to buy the store for $100,000.

Current member and Screwed Up Manager Big Bub told Houston Press: "Everyone's heartbroken about it. People are aggravated, but we're still trying to stay positive."

An appeal has been filed against the court ruling that stated Dr Pondexter had the right to evict Screwed Up from the property, and a court date is pending.