Pimp C Free In Time To Celebrate BDay
- Port Arthur, TX rapper Pimp C turns 32 today and tomorrow he can
celebrate that milestone as a free man.
Earlier today, SOHH received confirmation from the Texas Department
of Criminal Justice that Pimp C, born Chad Butler, will be released
some time after 8 am tomorrow from the Huntsville Prison where he
has been serving an 8-year sentence for aggravated assault.
In an SOHH exclusive earlier this month, Bun B, the other half of
the legendary Texas duo the Underground Kingz (UGK), related the
news that Pimp C had been approved for parole.
Since Pimp C was jailed January 28, 2001, for failing to complete a
community service requirement stemming from an aggravated assault
charge, Bun B and Rap-a-Lot records have waged a 'Free Pimp C'
movement, spread through music, Free Pimp C t-shirts and caps.
UGK released five albums on Jive Records, Super Tight, Ridin' Dirty,
Side Hustles, Dirty Money and Too Hard to Swallow. Additionally,
Pimp C and Bun B are both signed to solo deals at Rap-a-Lot Records.
Bun B's album Trill was released this October and despite being
jailed, Pimp C released an album, The Sweet James Jones Stories,
At press time SOHH was unable to reach Bun B and Rap-a-Lot Records