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Happy Heavenly Birthday To UGK’s 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’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, […]

New Bun B and Le$ EP ‘Distant’ Out Now

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Legendary Texas rapper Bun B of UGK has released a new 6-track, 21-minute collaborative EP with rising Houston rapper/producer LE$ today on DIOS //II Trill Enterprises to usher in the new year. The EP was uniquely recorded at the largest residential recording complex in the world in producer Dave Sitek’s 1700-acre ‘Sonic Ranch’ pecan farm […]

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 […]

Would You Be Down for a UGK – 8Ball & MJB VERZUZ Battle?

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A busy weekend in the world of VERZUZ took us to Jamaica for a battle of the dancehall between Beenie Man and Bounty Killer then to Atlanta for a battle of 112 and Jagged Edge. The next edition is shaping up to be Memphis vs. Houston. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Bun B hit Instagram […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Bun B Talks New Album ‘Return Of The Trill’

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Texas legend Bun B has released this week his fifth solo studio album in Return of The Trill which features the likes of Pimp C, Big K.R.I.T., Yo Gotti, Lil Wayne, Run The Jewlez, 2 Chainz and London legend Giggs. As one half of the influential and chart-topping Southern hip-hop group UGK with the late […]

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 […]

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