Today in Hip-Hop: UGK Drop ‘Ridin’ Dirty’

On this day, July 29, in hip-hop history… 1996: Texas rap duo, UGK, released their third studio album Ridin’ Dirty, on July 29, 1996. UGK, consisting of Chad “Pimp C” Butler and his longtime partner Bernard “Bun B” Freeman, have had several albums charting on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. The group has been featured on hit singles by artists, such as on "Big Pimpin' by Jay-Z and "Sippin' on Some Syrup" by Three 6 Mafia. Despite no music videos or official singles being released, Ridin’ Dirty is their best selling album with 67,200 copies sold in its first week ...

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