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Underground Kingz

American hip hop group

Underground Kingz

American hip hop group
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Biography

UGK (short for Underground Kingz) was an American hip hop duo from Port Arthur, Texas, formed in 1987, by Chad “Pimp C” Butler and Bernard “Bun B” Freeman. They released their first major-label album, Too Hard to Swallow, in 1992, followed by several other albums charting on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, including the self-titled Underground Kingz album, which contained their single “International Players Anthem (I Choose You)” and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, in August 2007. The duo has also been featured on hit singles by several other artists, such as “Big Pimpin'” by Jay-Z and “Sippin’ on Some Syrup” by Three 6 Mafia. Pimp C founded UGK Records in late 2005. On December 4, 2007, Pimp C died in his West Hollywood, California hotel room.

Also Known As

Underground Kingz

Associated Acts

8Ball & MJG DJ Screw Master P Three 6 Mafia Too Short

Genres

Hip hop Southern hip hop country rap

Labels

Jive, Rap-A-Lot eOne Music

Origin

Port Arthur, Texas

Years Active

1987 2007

Name

Underground Kingz

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