Today In Hip-Hop: UGK Released ‘UGK 4 Life’

On this day, March 31st, in hip-hop history…

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2009: Five years ago from this day, UGK released their 6th and final album UGK 4 Life, roughly a year and a half after the death of group member Pimp C. Bun B commented stating “UGK 4 Life is the final studio album from my late great brother Chad Butler AKA Pimp C and myself,” he said in a press release. “It is my sincere hope that it’s a fitting bookend to the legacy of UGK and the life and times of Pimp C.”

UGK 4 Life debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 selling 76,419 copies in its first week. It featured artist from  Raheem DeVaughn, Ron Isely, Sleepy Brown, Lil Boosie, Webbie, Too Short, Snoop Dogg and Akon, plus production from Mannie Fresh, Cory Mo, Steve Below and DJ B-Do.