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 Wife Says All UGK Archives Were Lost In Hurricane Harvey


Hurricane Harvey has yielded billions of dollars worth of damage and now it’s being revealed that it also took a very important piece of Houston Hip Hip with it. Visit for more information According to Pimp C’s wife Chinara Butler, all of the archives from the UGK catalog have been destroyed by the hurricane. […]

Happy Birthday To Dirty South Legend Pimp C (RIP)


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 for […]

Today in Hip Hop History: UGK Release ‘Super Tight…’ 22 Years Ago


On this day in Hip Hop history Houston’s own UGK released their second studio LP Super Tight… . As the duos 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 for more information With this album it […]

Spuf Don Releases Debut Album Featuring Travi$ Scott & Producer N.O. Joe


Growing up in Missouri City, Texas (a suburb of Houston) a lot of kids have dreams of becoming a rap star. For artist/producer Spuf Don it became only a matter of time when longtime friend and college roommate at the University of Texas San Antonio, Travi$ Scott started receiving major exposure. Visit for more […]

A Drake and Pimp C Collaboration, “Faithful,” Surfaces

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It’s officially April, which means Drake‘s long-awaited Views From The 6 album is dropping this month, and that’s no April Fool’s joke. The Toronto superstar announced back in January after dropping his “Summer Sixteen” single that April would be the month VFT6 finally releases, and he and his sonic architect, Noah “40” Shebib, have spent […]

Houston’s GT Garza Releases “U Remember” A Tribute to the Late Big Moe


Hip Hop thrives in Houston, and in Texas as a whole. Independent artists like Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Chamillionaire, Mike Jones, UGK and Scarface have put the city on a worldwide radar, but many indie artists also thrive financially and in some cases without ever leaving the borders of the Lone Star State. Visit […]

Jay Z Heading To Court For “Big Pimpin'” Sample Case

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The “Big Pimpin” fallout isn’t completely over Visit for more information 15 years ago, Jay Z dropped one of the most controversial singles of his career, “Big Pimpin,” off his multi-platinum selling album, Vol. 3…Life & Times Of S. Carter. Many critics and analysts didn’t approve of the misogynistic content on the record, but […]

Check Out Doe B’s,’Homocide’ Featuring T.I.


It’s safe to say that Doe B would’ve had a prolific rap career. This morning, Doe B’s,”Homicide,” featuring T.I. was released. No ID updated UGK‘s classic,”Murder,” and Doe matches the beat as he spits, “I’m still Doe B, bi***/So, what the f**k is up/Got ya’ ho on my d***/whole town on my nuts.” Then The Alabama […]

Exclusive Video Premiere: June And Big K.R.I.T. Are “Big Pimpin”


Memphis upstarts, June and his producer, Teddy Walton, may not be household names right now, but they have all that it takes to make themselves known. June’s debut project, Evol, impressed us with its laid back trill feel, filled with interesting production and lyrical content. Songs like “City Love”, “We On”, and “Bring It Back” demonstrated his ability to […]

Bun B Declares New Album ‘The Epilogue’

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Houston’s own Bun B will be gearing up to release new music soon. The other half of UGK unveiled the title and release date of his last installment of his Trill-ogy. The Epilogue definitely fits the content of the new album, which is comprised of music made during his “Trill O.G” sessions. Visit for […]

Lupe Fiasco Talks About The Importance Of UGK With Sama’an Ashrawi

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Visit for more information This week’s offering from journalist Sama’an Ashrawi’s UGK Tribute Series is an uncut interview with one of Chicago’s most controversial MC’s, Lupe Fiasco. In the clip, Lupe recalls the all white mink coat and mink hat that Pimp C was wearing when they first met, and the southern hospitality that Bun B and […]

Listen: Big Boi Ft. UGK & Big K.R.I.T. – Gossip

Visit for more information Big Boi gives us a new listen off his upcoming Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors album. He takes along some of Hip-Hop’s southern royalty in UGK and Big K.R.I.T. along for the ride.    – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement