Director Winans discovered Hayz II at a hip-hop show. Listening to Hayz motivated him to go home and write this short script. He then convinced actor friends to volunteer, enticed a couple of tough-looking guys he knew on MySpace.com to play the thugs, and hit the streets with Hayz and his tables.
Spin was released online in 2005 (before YouTube) to an email list of 1,000 people. Within 48 hours, it shut down the Double Edge Films website server due to the traffic. Over the next year it won over 45 festival awards and screened in over 80 festivals. It's widely known online as "God is a DJ".