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Bun B Gives His Old Verse A 1 Out Of 5 Because Of A Trump Reference (Video)

"I should've known better back then; I should've had better foresight." That's what Bun B said while participating in BET's Rate The Bars series. He was referring to lyrics that he wrote during the early 1990s for the cult-classic "Pocket Full of Stones" from UGK's debut album Too Hard to... Read more

Too Short Explains How Tupac Almost Kept Pimp C From Working With JAY-Z (Video)

With 2000's guest spot on JAY-Z's Top 20 hit "Big Pimpin'," UGK scored their most visible collaboration to date. Produced by Timbaland, it appeared on Jigga's triple-platinum Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter and is easily one of the rapper's biggest commercial successes. At the time, Underground Kingz Bun B... Read more

DJ Paul Gives The Secret History To UGK & OutKast’s “Int’l Players Anthem”(Video)

"Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You)" is one of the biggest Hip-Hop collaborations of the 2000s, and contends as one of the greatest Rap mergers of all-time. Featuring OutKast, UGK's record and thematic video became a jet-pack for Bun B and Pimp C's long-awaited fifth (and eponymous) album to reach... Read more

Big Mike Showed Pimp C Had More Thangs Than Rhymes. His Beats Banged Too (Video)

1994 was a pivotal year for southern Hip-Hop. OutKast released their monumental debut album Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik while Scarface's five-mic-certified The Diary showed that Georgia and Texas were both in strong Southern stride. Additionally, Memphis, Tennessee was also starting to really make statements thanks to releases from Three 6 Mafia and 8Ball &... Read more

Finding The GOAT Group: N.W.A. vs. UGK. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Group,” the fourth installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest collectives vying for the #1 spot. Sixty-two groups have been pre-selected by a panel of experts, and one slot will be reserved for a wild-card entry, including the possibility for write-in candidates, to... Read more

Big K.R.I.T. Rates The Bars & Hands Pimp C The Lowest Score In The Batch (Video)

Big K.R.I.T. is the latest rapper in the hot seat for "Rate The Bars." More than most, Krizzle seems to be a generous rater (handing out almost exclusively 4's and 5's). Heads have long found this artist to be generous with his music, whether giving away acclaimed mixtapes and making... Read more

Andre 3000 Said Big Boi Was The Best In OutKast. He’s Really 1 Of The Best In The South (Video)

Big Boi’s latest single from his Boomiverse album (Epic Records) is just as the title has it: a southern affair. Bringing together two of Atlanta’s favorite sons, Gucci Mane alongside Big Boi and featuring a prominent sample from the Underground King from the Lone Star state, Pimp C. Big Boi’s... Read more

Bun B Secures A Boat To Rescue Pimp C’s Son From Harvey In Houston (Audio)

For the last several days, the catastrophic effects of Tropical Storm Harvey on Texas and Louisiana have become increasingly dire. Although the rains, which have dumped as much as 50 inches of precipitation on cities like Houston, have subsided the flooding and destruction continues as dams in the area have... Read more

Bun B Is Back & He’s Still The Trillest OG (Audio)

It's been nearly 4 years since Bun B released his last album, Trill OG: The Epilogue. In the time that's passed, Bun has been quiet on the music scene, using his voice instead to speak out on issues important to him, such as helping victims of last year's floods in... Read more

Pimp C Was Furious When He First Heard Andre 3000’s International Players Anthem Verse (Video)

Out of the many outstanding Andre 3000 guest verses, and there are plenty, one of the all-time greats is his opening on UGK's "International Players Anthem." As Andre raps about dropping out of the game of juggling multitudes of women to focus on the one he intends to spend the... Read more

The Pimp C Lyrics Kanye West Thought Were Too Controversial For His Remix Surface

In 2015, Julia Beverly, founder of Ozone Magazine, released Sweet Jones: Pimp C's Trill Life Story, the most comprehensive biography on the fallen UGK member, to date. While Beverly spoke extensively about the book last year, including at length with Ambrosia For Heads, a passage regarding an unreleased Pimp C... Read more

Pimp C’s Memory Is Cherished by Nas, Bun B & Family Insiders in New Documentary (Video)

In the years since his 2007 passing, Pimp C (born Chad Butler) remains a larger-than-life presence in Hip-Hop, especially when one considers his enduring influence in the way Southern Rap sounds. But regional impact aside, Pimp C was also a friend, a group mate, a husband, and a life-loving celebrant... Read more

Listen To The Best Hip-Hop Of December 2015 In One Playlist (Audio)

The number of Hip-Hop releases in December slowed, but the quality did not. In fact, it was one of the densest months of the year in terms of audio dope. Here's a playlist of the best the month had to offer. You'll hear music from PRhyme (DJ Premier & Royce... Read more

Pimp C, Bun B, 8Ball & MJG Have a Trill OG Reunion on Pimp C’s Latest (Audio)

Pimp C is gone but not forgotten. The fallen UGK soldier's posthumous album will hit stores on Friday (12/4), via Mass Appeal Records. The label has released a number of songs leading up to the project, featuring heavy hitters such as Juicy J, Lil Wayne and Nas. However, the latest... Read more

Pimp C, Nas & Juicy J Take TLC’s What About Your Friends And Make It TRILL (Audio)

At the end of his life, Pimp C made no secrets about his unhappiness with the industry, and some of the folks in his circle. While Chad Butler and Bernard Freeman (a/k/a Bun B) maintained a brotherly bond in UGK that lasted nearly 20 years, other folks in Pimp C's... Read more

Pimp C’s Latest Posthumous Single Is Still Years Ahead Of Its Time (Audio)

Part of Pimp C's tremendous Hip-Hop legacy is making outrageous songs. UGK classics like "Feel Like I'm The One Who's Doin' Dope" and "I Left It Wet For You" played like The Wolf Of Wall Street in richly-produced audio. Chad Butler rhymed about drugs, sex, and violence unabashedly, influencing his... Read more

This UGK Quiz Is Too Hard To Swallow. Only Trill Fans Stand a Chance (Quiz)

Earlier this week, Ambrosia For Heads shared an interview with Pimp C biographer Julia Beverly. Having recently published her 700+ page authorized book, Sweet Jones: Pimp C’s Trill Life Story, the OZONE magazine creator and veteran photographer provided AFH with a wealth of insider perspective on Chad Butler's career, personality,... Read more

With Compelling Photography, An Artist Hopes To Lessen The Stigma Of Mental Illness

Dior Vargas, a self-described "Latina Feminist Mental Health Activist," is bringing much-needed attention to the prevalence of mental illnesses in communities of color through a photography project that asks everyday people to raise awareness about the issue. In general, mental illness is one of those touchy subjects that makes many... Read more

The UGK & B.B. King Mash-Up Has Arrived. Here Is ‘The Trill Is Gone’ (Album Stream)

Amerigo Gazaway has made a name for himself as an ingenious mad scientist of sorts, one who uses his musical beakers to create an amalgam of two entirely separate yet somehow synchronized artists. In his mashup arsenal thus far is 2011's Fela Soul (ingredients: Fela Kuti & De La Soul),... Read more

Imagine A World With UGK & B.B. King Collaborating. The Thrill Is Trill. (Audio/Video)

In the world of mash-up mixes, Amerigo Gazaway is one of the premier visionaries as of late. The Nashville, Tennessee based-DJ/producer looks beyond the quirky, the niche, or the party staples to draw connections out of time, space, and genre for artists. Amerigo displayed greatness in 2014's Yasiin Gaye merging... Read more

Big K.R.I.T. & David Banner Take Aim Against The Corrupt System (Audio)

David Banner and Big K.R.I.T. will not go quietly, or unarmed. The Mississippi MC/producers make their latest union on "My Uzi," a Pimp C-sampling song about protecting ourselves, symbolically and literally, from terror and attackers. Presumed to be one of the first looks from David Banner's The God Box album,... Read more

Finding The GOAT (Round 2): Scarface vs. Pimp C…Who You Got?

We have reached the second round in the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time). We are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups... Read more

Pimp C Remembered On His 41st Birthday By Bun B, Too Short, Paul Wall & More (Video)

Today (December 29), Chad "Pimp C" Butler would have turned 41 years old. Sadly, the UGK icon passed away seven years ago this month from a heart attack. However, even without him in the flesh, the Port Arthur, Texas MC/producer's impact upon music continues to permeate, from Drake and Big... Read more

Finding The GOAT: Pimp C vs. Devin The Dude…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

Bun B Talks Everything From Blowfly To Food Trucks With Nardwuar (Video)

Nardwuar The Human Serviette stops by The Venue in Vancouver to talk the early years and feed Bun B a heaping plate of old school Hip-Hop memorabilia including classic records, a fan-made Pimp C shirt, and even a Blow Fly bobble head. In typical Nardwuar fashion, the two discuss a... Read more

Big K.R.I.T. & June Would Make Pimp C Proud In Their Own Big Pimpin’ (Video)

Although it's clearly not a cover song, June and Big K.R.I.T. clearly considered Jay Z's Volume 3 smash single "Big Pimpin'," which put the faces and voices of UGK's Pimp C and Bun B in front of many new listeners. Raised on the Slab music, Krizzle and June made their... Read more

Big Boi, U.G.K. & Big K.R.I.T. Mashed With Blue Oyster Cult & Sanctioned By Daddy Fat Sax? Yep. (Video)

Fans of late '70s Hard Rock group Blue Oyster Cult know a thing or two about a thing or two. The group with hits like "Don't Fear The Reaper" came to mainstream prominence around the time of Hip-Hop's own commercial breakthroughs. Big Boi, a student of '70s Funk, '70s Cadillac... Read more

Here’s a Video For Pimp C’s Verse on Tom Ford. RIP to the Underground King (Video)

Jay Z got a previously unreleased verse from Pimp C for the remix of Tom Ford. Here's a video for the verse which showcases a lot of rare footage of the underground king. Check it out below. Related: Bun B & Pimp C Wave The UGK Flag With Lil Boosie... Read more

Bun B & Pimp C Wave The UGK Flag With Lil Boosie & Big K.R.I.T. On Cake (Audio)

For Trill O.G.: The Epilogue Bun B touches some unreleased Pimp C vocals and brings on two UGK proteges for "Cake." While Pimp was still alive, the group mentored Baton Rouge's Lil Boosie on the Trill Entertainment imprint (along with Webbie and others). In the last three years, Bun's helped... Read more

Too Hard to Swallow: An All-Star Documentary Tribute to UGK (Video)

Yesterday marked the 20th Anniversary of the release of UGK's Too Hard to Swallow. To celebrate the album's release and UGK, generally, here's a dope documentary featuring Big Boi, Freddie Gibbs, Talib Kweli, Rapsody, Killer Mike, Lupe Fiasco, People Under the Stairs, Waka Flocka Flame, A$AP Rocky, Brother Ali, Yasiin... Read more

The mighty Pimp C’s album, Still Pimping, drops on 7/12. Check out his song Finer Things ft Slim Thug.

It's sounding like this is going to be a hot album (not often the case for posthumous releases). Click here to download. And, check out What Up by Pimp C, Drake and Bun B below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtrSF8O72FU... Read more

This is the second joint we've posted from Stalley. Dude is really dope. This one is called Monkey Ish.

The song samples the mighty Pimp C (R.I.P.) from UGK: Click here to download.  You can find more Stalley here.  And, here's a classic joint from UGK: http://www.vimeo.com/2818789.... Read more

It's a new day and Omar Akil is bringing a New World Order to Ambrosia for Heads. Check out his remix of Bun B's classic Trill O.G.

New World Order:  Bun B - Trill O.G. Have you ever played an album to death?  Or have you ever questioned why your favorite artist put that bomb ass song at the end of their CD as the third hidden track (and its untitled at that)?  If you've ever skipped... Read more