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Happy Birthday To Dirty South Legend Pimp C!(RIP)

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Born Chad Lamont Butler on this day in 1973 in Port Arthur, Texas, Pimp C emerged into the Hip Hop scene with his partner Bun B to make the Underground Kingz (UGK) one of the greatest rap groups to come out of the Dirty South and undoubtedly the best rap duo from Texas. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

The Regime Rapper Monsta G. Claims PIMP C Never Sipped Lean

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Yukmouth of The Luniz protégé and The Regime rapper Monsta Ganjah has recently claimed in a new interview that the late great rapper and producer PIMP C of UGK never sipped lean in his life, contradicting commonly held claims that he passed away from a related overdose. There have long been strong rumors circulating that […]

Today In Hip Hop History: UGK Releases Second LP ‘Super Tight…’ 26 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, Houston’s own UGK released their second studio LP Super Tight… As the duo’s first project to make an appearance on the Billboard 200 chart, this album marked their transition from underground superstars to legitimate Hip Hop legends in the making. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information With this album, it is obvious […]

The Source Magazine Remembers Pimp C On His Birthday

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Born Chad Lamont Butler on this day in 1973 in Port Arthur, Texas, Pimp C emerged into the Hip Hop scene with his partner Bun B to make the Underground Kingz (UGK) one of the greatest rap groups to come out of the Dirty South and undoubtedly the best rap duo from Texas. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Hip-Hop and Drugs: How Prominent Rappers Lose Their Lives For The High

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Since its inception, hip-hop music has been littered with reference to the drug culture. From Dr. Dre’s ode to marijuana on The Chronic to southern rappers introducing purple drank into the vocabulary of most Americans, drugs have always been a part of the medium. Yet while many rappers have openly stated that their reference to […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: UGK’s Pimp C Passes Away 12 Years Ago

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On this date in 2007, Chad Butler aka Pimp C of Houston’s legendary Underground Kingz along with Bun B, lost his life from an overdose of promethazine syrup, which is called “lean” on the streets, in West Hollywood, California. He was only 33 years old. Even though his physical presence is gone and sorely missed, […]

Pimp C’s Widow Says She Has Unreleased Verses Reserved for Megan Thee Stallion

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A Megan Thee Stallion and Pimp C collaboration may be seeing the light of day soon. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Following the announcement H-Town Hottie’s Roc Nation management deal, the late rapper’s widow, Chinara Butler, congratulated Meg and said she had unreleased verses with her name on it. “#Fbf best news I have heard […]

Happy 45th Birthday to Dirty South Legend Pimp C!

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Born Chad Lamont Butler on this day in 1973 in Port Arthur, Texas, Pimp C emerged into the Hip Hop scene with his partner Bun B to make the Underground Kingz (UGK) one of the greatest rap groups to come out of the Dirty South and undoubtedly the best rap duo from Texas. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Today In Hip Hop History: UGK Releases Second LP ‘Super Tight…’ 24 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, Houston’s own UGK released their second studio LP Super Tight… As the duo’s first project to make an appearance on the Billboard 200 chart, this album marked their transition from underground superstars to legitimate Hip Hop legends in the making. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information With this album, it is obvious […]

Happy Birthday To Dirty South legend Pimp C (RIP)

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Born Chad Lamont Butler on this day in 1973 in Port Arthur, Texas, Pimp C emerged into the Hip Hop scene with his partner Bun B to make the Underground Kingz(UGK) one of the greatest rap groups to come out of the Dirty South and undoubtedly the best rap duo from Texas. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

How Tom Petty Influenced Hip-Hop Classics

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Words by Nick Slay & NDSmith Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In the wake of iconic rocker Tom Petty‘s death, The Source wanted to take a look at how his music influenced Hip-Hop. Here’s a couple of great songs that sampled Petty’s 1989 hit, “Free Fallin’ “. A cult-classic, “Free Fallin’” was one of those tracks […]

Hurricane Harvey Destroys All Remaining UGK Archives

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Hurricane Harvey is reported to have produced a total of 19 trillion gallons of rain in Houston. Water rose as high as six feet tall. Such treacherous conditions left families stranded in their homes with little to no escape. Power lines went down leaving Houston residents with no phone battery to call out and resorting […]

Pimp C’s Widow Calls Out Young Thug For Line On “Big B’s”

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Chance The Rapper and Young Thug, took to Soundcloud last weekend to release their brand new joint track “Big B’s.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The song was very well-received by many, except for Chinara Butler, widow of the late UGK member Chad Butler otherwise known as Pimp C. Butler took to Instagram to address Thugger’s line “Big […]

Happy Birthday To Dirty South Legend Pimp C (RIP)

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Born Chad Lamont Butler on this day in 1973 in Port Arthur, Texas, Pimp C emerged into the Hip Hop scene with his partner Bun B to make the Underground Kingz(UGK) one of the greatest rap groups to come out of the Dirty South and undoubtedly the best rap duo from Texas. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

Drake Releases The Extended Version To “Faithful” Featuring Pimp C & dvsn

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This past weekend producer “Nineteen85” released several songs by dvsn on OVO Sound Radio. The episode included dvsn’s “Dear Summer Sixteen”, as well as his remix to Frank Ocean’s record titled “Godspeed”. The newest OVO signee continues his roll with the release of the extended version to Drake’s “Faithful” record with Pimp C. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

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