Pimp C News

  • 10 H-Town Classics To Celebrate Houston Appreciation Weekend
    10 H-Town Classics To Celebrate Houston Appreciation Weekend
    May 20, 2015 at 01:50pm
    Yesterday (May 19), Drake announced the schedule for the second annual OVO-run Houston Appreciation Weekend (HAW), which kicks off tomorrow (May 21) with a Bun B tribute event and ends Sunday (May 24) with a Drizzy/Future "Jungle" show and a Boosie Badazz after-party. 
  • Pimp C's Wife Reveals Posthumous Album To Feature A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne & More
    Pimp C's Wife Reveals Posthumous Album To Feature A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne & More
    Oct 14, 2014 at 04:04pm
    Hip-hop journalist Julia Beverly is currently at work on a book about the life of the late Pimp C. Despite reportedly getting approval from Pimp C's mother, Mama Wes, and stating she would share proceeds with Pimp C's estate, the former UGK rapper's wife has spoken out publicly against the biography. At the same time, she's announced that there's a posthumous album for Pimp C in the works.
  • Drake Reveals New OVO Collection For Houston Appreciation Weekend
    Drake Reveals New OVO Collection For Houston Appreciation Weekend
    Jun 12, 2014 at 04:12pm
    Drake's Houston Appreciation Weekend kicks off today, and along with plenty of special events, the rapper is also introducing some city-specific merch. A new line popped up on the OVO sit today, featuring new shirts and hats that pay tribute to the land of the purple Sprite, including lost icons like DJ Screw and Pimp C, and Rap-A-Lot Records founder J. Prince.
  • Nas To Release "Lost Tapes 2" And Posthumous Pimp C Album On Mass Appeal Records
    Nas To Release "Lost Tapes 2" And Posthumous Pimp C Album On Mass Appeal Records
    May 16, 2014 at 03:09pm
    When Nas' contract with Def Jam runs out later this year, it appears that the veteran MC won't be without a label to call home. As previously reported, Nas will launch Mass Appeal Records, and now it seems like he'll be releasing projects on the label too. 
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec. 2-8
    Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec. 2-8
    Dec 12, 2013 at 07:10am
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features Rick Ross, Jay Z, Future, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in the comments.
  • Bun B Announces Features For New Project, "The Epilogue"
    Bun B Announces Features For New Project, "The Epilogue"
    Oct 4, 2013 at 04:22pm
    Bun B established himself as a legend with his work with UGK, but since Pimp C's tragic passing, the rapper has continued to make an impact with his solo releases. We haven't heard from Bun since 2010's Trill OG, but the Texan rapper has now announced a new project-- which actually pulls from the same sessions as his last album.
  • Juicy J Details Involvement In Forthcoming Pimp C Album
    Juicy J Details Involvement In Forthcoming Pimp C Album
    Sep 26, 2013 at 10:35pm
     Now that his solo effort, Stay Trippy, is behind him, Juicy J can now concentrate on other work. The Tennessee rapper/producer revealed that he will be assisting in a number of upcoming projects, including one being his own Taylor Gang boss Wiz Khalifa. Among other notable albums, Juicy will lend his productions talents to the late Pimp C.
  • 2 Chainz Talks On Pimp C's Mother Passing & How It Affected Him
    2 Chainz Talks On Pimp C's Mother Passing & How It Affected Him
    Sep 17, 2013 at 10:33am
    Pimp C's mother, Mama Wes, passed away almost exactly a month ago, and it left a mark on the hip-hop community who knew her so well. 2 Chainz counts himself among them, although he didn't know the late Pimp C that well, he considered Mama Wes a parental figure.
  • Pimp C's Mother, "Mama Wes" Has Passed Away
    Pimp C's Mother, "Mama Wes" Has Passed Away
    Aug 18, 2013 at 03:59pm
    Earlier in the week, Pimp C's mother was reportedly hospitalized in Port Arthur, Texas with serious illness. Unfortunately, the late rapper's UGK partner Bun B has now confirmed that C's mother has passed away.  Not much is known of the cause of her death, but Bun offered a photo and short eulogy to Mama Wes on Instagram today. View it below.
  • Juicy J Says He's Producing New Pimp C Album
    Juicy J Says He's Producing New Pimp C Album
    Aug 12, 2013 at 10:06am
    We heard Juicy J collaborate with the late Pimp C on his "Show Out" remix this year, and now the rapper took to Twitter to announce he has more things in the works with Pimp C. 
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