Pimp C was an American rapper and record producer. He was a founding member of Underground Kingz with Bun B. He had a net worth of $3 million.
In 1991, Bun B and Pimp C signed a contract with Jive Records. They released several critically acclaimed albums. In 2002, Pimp C was sentenced to prison for 8 years for violating his parole. Several rappers protested his arrest. In prison, Pimp released another successful album. In 2005, he was released on parole. In 2007, Pimp was found dead in a hotel. His death was attributed to drugs. Many rappers paid him homage through their songs. Even after 10 years of his death, people still remember him through his songs.
Genres: Hip hop, southern hip hop
Labels: Asylum, Atlantic, Rap-a-lot
Associated acts: Slim Thug, UGK, David Banner, Three Six Mafia, Webbie, Mike Jones, Jazze Pha, Too Short, Spice 1
Albums: The Sweet James Jones Stories, Still Pimping, The Naked Soul of Sweet Jones, Pimpalation, Long Live the Pimp