Pimp C Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Spouse, Family

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Pimp C Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth December 29, 1973
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Date of Death December 4, 2007

Pimp C was an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer who was best known as one half of the Underground Kingz (UGK), a hip hop duo formed by Pimp C and Bernard “Bun B” Freeman. Some of the albums he had worked on included Too Hard to SwallowRidin’ Dirty, Super TightUnderground Kingz, Dirty MoneyUGK 4 LifeThe Sweet James Jones Stories, and Pimpalation.

Born Name

Chad Lamont Butler

Nick Names

Pimp C, Sweet James Jones, Tony Snow, Percy Mack, Jack Tripper

Age

He was born on December 29, 1973.

Died

On December 4, 2007, Pimp C died of an accidental overdose at the age of 33 in West Hollywood, California, United States.

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Crowley, Louisiana, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Charleston Butler
  • Mother – Weslyn “Mama Wes” Butler Jacob Monroe
  • Siblings – He was an only child.
  • Others – Bill Monroe (Stepfather)

Manager

Pimp C was managed by Rick Martin.

Genre

Hip Hop, Southern Hip Hop, Dirty Rap

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Trumpet, Drums, Flugelhorn

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Labels

Atlantic, Rap-a-Lot, Asylum

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Pimp C had dated –

  1. Chinara – He married Chinara while he was in prison in 2003 and they had a daughter named Christian.

Note – He also had 2 older sons, Chad Lamont Butler II and Dahcory Butler, from previous relationships.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

High-pitched voice

Pimp C Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Port Arthur, Texas.
  2. Pimp C was born prematurely and suffered numerous health issues including a birth defect that caused his legs to point inward. It required braces to fix.
  3. Due to his digestive problems, he had to be propped up when he slept. Moreover, he had poor eyesight and almost went blind after a severe bout of pinkeye.
  4. During his childhood years, he suffered from pneumonia at least 9 times.
  5. Pimp C had joined the choir as a teenager and played numerous instruments at school.
  6. His stepfather encouraged him in his musical pursuits and he began writing and creating his own music.
  7. He received a drum machine and keyboard one Christmas and started synthesizing beats to rap over.
  8. Pimp C was friends with rapper and actor Bernard “Bun B” Freeman.
  9. He was arrested in Houston’s Sharpstown Mall on December 16, 2000, after allegedly holding a woman named Lakita Hulett at gunpoint and threatening to shoot her after a confrontation in a shoe store.
  10. He was sentenced to eight years in prison in August 2002.
  11. On March 1, 2005, Pimp C released his debut solo studio album, Sweet James Jones Stories, via Rap-A-Lot Records, Asylum Records, and Atlantic Records. The album was ranked at number #3 on the US Top Rap Albums (Billboard) chart, at number #7 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart, and at number #50 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
  12. A$AP Rocky has credited Pimp C as one of his major influences.
  13. His death was attributed to the effects of Butler’s heavy usage of “purple drank”, a combination of codeine and promethazine, in conjunction with his pre-existing condition of sleep apnea.
  14. Megan Thee Stallion named her 2018 EP Tina Snow in honor of Pimp C’s alter ego “Tony Snow”.
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