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Music

What UGK’s ‘Ridin Dirty’ Means to Houston's Souped-Up Car Culture

Souped-up cars are so central to 'Ridin Dirty' that Bun and Pimp actually appear in a whip on the cover. In celebration of the hip-hop classic's 20th anniversary, we hopped on the phone with some of Houston's most influential slab artists to get their...
Patrick Lyons
7.30.16
Holy Shit

Oh My God, Here's a New Pimp C and Lil Wayne Song Called "3 Way Freak"

A posthumous album of all new Pimp C material called 'Long Live The Pimp' is coming out December 4.
Kyle Kramer
11.5.15
Longreads Or Whatever

The Story of How Pimp C Ended up in Prison

As part of VICE's series on America Incarcerated, read an excerpt of Julia Beverly's biography 'Sweet Jones: Pimp C's Trill Life Story' about the UGK rapper's battle with the Texas legal system.
Julia Beverly
9.25.15
Interviews

Slim Thug Told Us the Stories of His Favorite Houston Rap Songs

The Houston rap legend is putting out four albums this year and celebrating the tenth anniversary of "Still Tippin'."
Skinny Friedman
3.12.15
Objectively Correct Lists

69 Songs That Are Unequivocally About Boning

69, heh heh, 69.
Ryan Bassil
2.13.15
Photo

Here Are Some Incredible Outtakes From the "Houston Rap" Photo Book

We're thrilled to share ten previously unpublished outtakes from Lance Scott Walker and Peter Beste's stunning photo book, Houston Rap.
Jordan Sowunmi
8.25.14
Features

Insult to Injury: Week Ending 4/11

Here's what the Noisey editors have been listening to this week while putting in applications to be the new hosts of 'The Colbert Report.'
Noisey Staff
4.11.14
New music

Check Out the 'Long Live The Pimp' Remixtape by Cy Fire

We are proud to honor Pimp C with remixtape, which features his classic verses over new beats.
Noisey Staff
12.6.13
VICE Premiere

'Long Live the Pimp' Remixtape by Cy Fyre

Six years ago, one half of the of the legendary rap group UGK, Chad "Pimp C" Butler died of a codeine overdose. We are proud to honor Pimp C with this exclusive premiere of Cy Fyre's Long Live the Pimp remixtape, which features classic Pimp C...
VICE Staff
12.5.13
Features

Ten Of The Greatest Food Moments In Hip-Hop Ever Of All Time

Imagine Bun B and Pimp C high-fiving because they balled so hard they got the shits.
Skinny Friedman
11.20.12