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Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Rapper Pimp C Found Dead 12/4/07

According to, rapper Pimp C of the group "UGK" (Underground Kingz) was found dead earlier this morning in a Los Angeles hotel room. There's no word on the official cause of death yet.

TMZ said Los Angeles County Fire Dept. personnel discovered him in his bed at the Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood after responding to a 911 call.

Pimp C, whose real name was Chad Butler, was 33, according to various news reports. He was a part of a recent double album along with his UGK group member, Bun B. The duo topped the pop charts with the album back in August. Many may also know him for being a part of "Big Pimpin'" the classic Jay-Z song. Yet another untimely and unfortuate death in the world of hip hop. May Pimp C rest in peace.

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