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Arthur, Best Friend, and Billboard: #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 10th Anniversary of Pimp C's Death @balleralert BallerAlert’s Today in Hip-Hop: 10th Anniversary of Pimp C’s Death-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Today marks the ten year anniversary of the death of Rap legend, PimpC. Pimp C was born Chad Lamont Butler and is best known for being a founding member of the rap group Underground Kingz (UGK), alongside his best friend, BunB. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The duo formed the rap group in 1987 in Port Arthur, Texas. In 1991 they signed with Jive Records and released a number of albums, including ‘Too Hard to Swallow’, ‘Super Tight’, and ‘Ridin' Dirty’ which reached 2 on the Billboard Top R&B-Hip-Hop Albums chart. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ With hits such as JayZ’s "Big Pimpin'," "Sippin' on Some Syrup" with Three6Mafia, and “International Player’s Anthem (I Choose You)” with OutKast, the duo established themselves as leaders of the southern Rap game. To this day, Pimp C’s unique voice and southern flow, still keeps us intrigued and wanting more. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ On Dec. 4, 2007, Pimp C was found dead in a hotel in West Hollywood, California. It was reported that his death was partially attributed to his use of the recreational drug “lean” or “sizzurp” that he often referenced to in his music. The deadly concoction consists of codeine and promethazine. In conjunction with his preexisting sleep apnea, the drug was cited as his cause of death. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ What’s your favorite Pimp C song?
Arthur, Best Friend, and Billboard:  #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop:
 10th Anniversary of Pimp C's Death
 @balleralert
BallerAlert’s Today in Hip-Hop: 10th Anniversary of Pimp C’s Death-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Today marks the ten year anniversary of the death of Rap legend, PimpC. Pimp C was born Chad Lamont Butler and is best known for being a founding member of the rap group Underground Kingz (UGK), alongside his best friend, BunB. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The duo formed the rap group in 1987 in Port Arthur, Texas. In 1991 they signed with Jive Records and released a number of albums, including ‘Too Hard to Swallow’, ‘Super Tight’, and ‘Ridin' Dirty’ which reached 2 on the Billboard Top R&B-Hip-Hop Albums chart. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ With hits such as JayZ’s "Big Pimpin'," "Sippin' on Some Syrup" with Three6Mafia, and “International Player’s Anthem (I Choose You)” with OutKast, the duo established themselves as leaders of the southern Rap game. To this day, Pimp C’s unique voice and southern flow, still keeps us intrigued and wanting more. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ On Dec. 4, 2007, Pimp C was found dead in a hotel in West Hollywood, California. It was reported that his death was partially attributed to his use of the recreational drug “lean” or “sizzurp” that he often referenced to in his music. The deadly concoction consists of codeine and promethazine. In conjunction with his preexisting sleep apnea, the drug was cited as his cause of death. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ What’s your favorite Pimp C song?

BallerAlert’s Today in Hip-Hop: 10th Anniversary of Pimp C’s Death-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Today marks the ten year anniversar...