UGK's Pimp C found Dead in hotel room!

published by Angella at 12/04/2007 04:10:00 PM


Rapper Chad Butler also known as "Pimp C", one half of the legendary hip-hop group UGK was found dead this morning. Although the details are pretty sketchy at the moment, Pimp C's body was found inside of his LA hotel suite in his bed. He was 33 years old. Read more on this after the cut thanks to Bet news and R.I.P to him. Another soldier gone y'all! another one gone.
According to, L.A. County Fire responded to a 911 call at the Mondrian Hotel on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip. They arrived on the scene to find Butler dead in his bed. As of press time, cause of death is still unknown and details have yet to be revealed. Although a hotel employee was reached on the phone, she stated that she was not allowed to comment on the incident. A statement from the rapper's representative, Nancy Byron, confirmed his death, stating "It is with great regret that I must confirm that Chad Butler, a.k.a. Pimp C, one half of the legendary UGK was in fact discovered dead this morning." She goes on to add, "Manager Rick Martin is asking that everyone please respect his family and those closee to him at this time and refrain from rumors and innuendo. A formal statement will be released later this afternoon. Thank you all for understanding." Over the weekend, Pimp C performed at the House Of Blues in L.A., with fellow rapper and friend Too Short. Pimp was still riding high off a successful year. He and partner-in-rhyme Bun B recently won Best Hip-Hop Collabo for “International Player’s Anthem” featuring Outkast at the 2nd Annual BET Hip-Hop Awards. UGK had also scored its first #1 album by selling 160,000 copies of its Underground Kingz album back in August. The rapper’s myspace page is already being flooded with condolences and messages, praising Pimp’s pioneer status. “Rest In Peace Pimp C, you were a Southern Legend,” one fan posted. Pimp C was 33. Stay tuned as this story develops. [SOURCE]

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Anonymous said...

RIP Pimp C! I found this blog clarifying his death

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