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Top Ten Hip-Hop Soundtracks of the ’90s
In the '90s, every hip-hop-themed movie had its own original soundtrack. Classics like 'Colors,' 'Boyz N the Hood' and 'Menace II Society' came strapped with sound pieces that matched the tone of the films perfectly. Though they ranged in quality from life-changing…
Bun B Prepares ‘No Mixtape’
If you haven't paid any mind to Bun B lately, we'd advise you to start following his trail again. The UGK and Houston-based rapper has been destroying some of the game's brightest beats -- topical raps and freestyles -- ramping up to the release of a new solo record entitled 'OG …
Bun B to Host Benefit Concert for Haiti
According to reports, UGK rapper Bun B will be hosting a benefit concert for victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The concert, dubbed 'Houston for Haiti,' will take place at the Warehouse Live in Houston, Texas, starting at 4PM.
Confirmed guests include fellow Texas heroes Slim Thug, Trae t…
Pimp C’s Wife Organizes Hip-Hop Health Fair in His Honor
In an effort to keep the memory of UGK rapper Pimp C alive, the late rapper's wife Chinara Butler has organized the first-annual Chad "Pimp C" Butler Hip Hop & Health Fair. The event -- which will take place in Port Arthur, Texas -- will raise awareness of HIV and other sexually transm…
Dolla Dolla Bill Y’all: No. 5
Big Pimpin' --Jay-Z Featuring UGK -- 2000
Quotable: We doin' big pimpin, we spendin' cheese (Check 'em out now)/Big pimpin' on B.L.A.P.'s/We doin' big pimpin' up in NYC/It's just that Jigga-man, Pimp-C and B.U.N. B.
The Brooklyn-bred emcee sped up his flow, teamed with UGK and rhymed over the belly-…
Bun B Keeps UGK Alive, Drops 16 Bars in NY Studio
"First of all, let me say I've never set out to be a solo artist, so doing a solo album was not a natural process for me," Bun B told the BoomBox during a taping of an exclusive 16 Bars freestyle segment in our New York studio. Pimp C's death has transformed UGK from a du…
Pimp C Died of an Accidental Overdose
The Los Angeles County Coroner's office has confirmed that rapper Pimp C -- one half of UGK -- died of an overdose of prescription-strength cough medicine used when making the drug cocktail dubbed "syrup."
According to assistant chief coroner Ed Winter, the rapper suffered fro…

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