Ozone Awards To Feature Pimp C Award; Kanye, Wayne Nominated

Late UGK rapper Pimp C will be honored at this year’s Ozone Awards with a category named after him that recognizes outspoken rappers, XXLmag.com has learned.

Kanye West, Lil Wayne, David Banner, Trae, Killer Mike, and Trick Daddy are the nominees for the spirited award.

Pimp C, who passed last December due to the combination of cough syrup and sleep apnea, was as beloved for his lyrics and production, as he was for his brash commentary.

The rapper made colorful comments about Russell Simmons in an issue of Ozone magazine and also disparaged Young Jeezy for the trap star’s drug references. Pimp C said Jeezy’s lines were inaccurate. The UGK star also caused a controversy when he said Atlanta wasn’t part of the South during a radio interview.

The nominees all have had their moments as well. Most notable West’s “George Bush doesn’t care about black people” remark and Weezy’s comments in Complex magazine about Jay-Z.

The Ozone Awards will be held in Houston, Texas, along with the TJs DJs Tastemaker’s Conference, August 8-11.—LaTisha Robbins

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  • so Southern

    see mike’s “ya’ll some hoes” verse on bun’s album and watch thats life..and his Milli free style……THAT NIGGA IS PIMP C PART 3 4real…im giving this too Mike!!! His Music match his message!!!! Sorry DB…

    • SouthCakC23

      yessir! Killa Kill from th’ville is gone take this award. Banner is a close 2nd…but Killer Mike’s been tellin hoes bout themselves since day one.

      I’m waitin on Lil Waste’s response to Killer Mike callin him out in that “some hoes” track.

  • a Town $$$$ maker


  • a Town $$$$ maker

    I say Killer Kill……He raps circles around these dudes and he always says real shit No BS Pimp Would be proud!!!!

    • Oneofthemyo’s

      The outspoken part of the award is all good but with respect to kanye and waynes music niggas should’nt get nominated with female tendencies, TONY SNOW was outspoken but was also definetly against bitch ass ness the nominations should reflect that killa kill deserve that though.

  • I am Not Sean Bell…Cuz Um Alive!

    Listen to that Nigga Mike’s Joint I gotcha, That’s Life and Pressure that Nigga say what the fuck a nigga feel. He the Trillest Nigga at it rite now!!!!

    He also give the Best interviews in the GAME!!!!!!!!!

  • a-unit

    I gotta question for my trill ass g’s around the way ,how you let these fuck boys make it cool to be gay?- KILLER MIKE

  • My Effin’ Opinion

    Too many damn awards ceromonies are making ‘receiving an award’ meaningless.

    There needs to be an ‘awards committee’ which validates whether or not your organization is worthy enough to be giving out awards. They can’t just be letting everyone and their momma create an award.

  • niggafrommemphis

    I appreciate ozone for the recognition they are puttin on the pimp.when pac died,i swore off rap,but i couldn’t,as much as i tried,swear off ugk.Now,FUCK ALL THESES RAP NIGGAS! (most of them anyway)The only reason i chat on this shit is to let u muthafuckas know where i’m coming from.i’m sure kanye thinks he deserves this,but david banner held it down for the pimp.

  • TxTitan

    I miss dat nigga Pimp C……

  • ne where gang

    miss that boy Pimp C, sippin’ liquor tryin’ to grip the chrome

  • grp03

    the ozone awards is a fucking slopfest. all the rappers in attendance get hammered and then go on stage with their 40-man entourage to lazily perform their latest hit single.

  • http://www.hip-hopkings.com Stu

    RIP to Pimp C

  • Stu

    there is no need for the ozone awards when pretty much the last BET Awards was as close to a down south awards as it can get

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