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Bun B has his idea for a perfect Verzuz battle: UGK vs. 8Ball & MJG. But do the fans want it?

Houston rap has a history of classic songs without videos.

UGK‘s fifth effort, the first after Pimp C was released from prison dropped on this day in 2007. In short, thanks to “The Game Belongs To Me” and “International Players Anthem,” the record became the first in UGK’s career to hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 charts. Also, it eventually lead to a petition […]

On June 6, 2007, UGK and OutKast released a single. That single, “International Players Anthem,” was produced by Pimp C and Three 6 Mafia. So in essence, the three biggest groups in terms of influence, classic records and consistency in the history of Southern rap — all converged on one track — to make a […]

Today marks a pivotal moment in Houston rap history. Eighteen years ago today, Jay-Z and UGK dropped “Big Pimpin” as the final single from Hov’s Vol. 3 album, originally released in December of 1999. By now, you know the aftermath of “Big Pimpin,” how it made UGK household names and how Pimp’s eight bar verse […]

Last night, FX’s Atlanta, Donald Glover’s surprise 2016 comedy returned for its second season and things got lit from just the opening scene. We won’t fully spoil the episode if you haven’t seen it but just know a certain pimp made a cameo — and I’ll present what he did, without context. But the second best part […]

Happy 713 Day! Sit sideways & jam a few of the many H-Town classics! 17. Mike Jones ft. Slim Thug & Paul Wall – Still Tippin 16. HAWK – Chillin’ With My Broad 15. DJ DMD ft. Lil Keke & Fat Pat – 25 Lighters 14. Chamillionaire, Paul Wall – N Luv Wit My Money 13. […]

This Trill O.G. celebrates a birthday this weekend, originally getting started in the game with his homie, Jalon Jackson in at group known as the P.A. Militia. Bun B, Bernard Freeman, would soon meet another M.C. and the two, after a few false starts, would later become the Underground Kingz and make southern hip-hop history. […]

Happy Birthday to Texas legend Pimp C! Celebrate the Underground King’z birthday with some of his most trill classics below. Rest In Peace Pimp C!

The Jay Z and UGK collaboration “Big Pimpin’” is currently mired in eight years of litigation due to sample clearances. And while it ultimately spent…

Bun B teams up with the Houston Astros to created a limited edition New Era hat. The project seeks to blend the retro colors and aesthetic of the Astros with a fresh, new design that speaks to the pride Houstonians feel for their baseball team and their city. “The Astros star and specifically the old […]

Before Super Bowl 48 even kicked off Twitter was abuzz with former NY Jets QB Joe Namath and his fur coat. It immediately drew comparisons to Pimp C in the International Players Anthem video. What a lot of younger viewers didn’t know is that Broadway Joe has been rocking furs on the sidelines since the […]