Today In Hip Hop History: UGK’s Pimp C Passed Away 14 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, […]

Sauce Walka Announced That He Stopped Sipping Lean

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With many rappers celebrating sipping lean in today’s Hip Hp music, it is more celebratory to acknowledge Sauce Walka’s decision to kick the deadly habit once and for all. Visit for more information In a refreshing IG post, the Houston millennial slang spitter posted a photo of himself “after 12 Days of #Withdrawls PAINNN […]

[WATCH] Chief Keef, Friends Mourn The Loss Of Fredo Santana With Lean, Champagne And Guns At Funeral


This past weekend, Chicago rap favorite Fredo Santana was buried over the weekend and to say his services were unconventional would be an understatement. Visit for more information Fredo died on January 19 from a seizure that is believed to have been caused by an overconsumption of promethazine or “lean”, which severely damages the […]

8 Different Drugs Found In Chief Keef’s System During DUI Arrest In Miami

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According to Chief Keef, “You’ll find weed in me.” Visit for more information Well, thats not all that was found in the “Hate Being Sober” emcee. According to several media reports, Chicago rap favorite Chief Keef was discovered to have at least eight different illegal substances in his system when he was pulled over […]

Master P: “Syrup” Is Hurting The Rap Game


In an exclusive interview with The Breakfast Club yesterday, New Orleans rap pioner and business mogul Master P made some very strong statements about the new dope in the Hip Hop industry; promethazine or “syrup”. With it’s heightened use among today’s artists, which comes a generation after several artists have lost their lives due to […]

The Dangers Of “Dirty Sprite” And Hip Hop’s Addiction To Lean


Dirty Sprite, drank or lean; it’s all referring to the codeine-promethazine blend that is the main ingredient in the deadly drink that has been made popular in Hip Hop culture. Allegedly finding its origins in Texas, “lean” or “sizzurp” can create euphoric effects in its user, however, it is mostly known for its dangerous effects […]