Hip Hop Alert: Rapper Pimp C Found Dead in LA Hotel Room

Hip Hop star Pimp C, real name Chad Butler, one half of the rap duo UGK, was found dead in a hotel room this morning. Butler was 33. According to TMZ.com, L.A. County Fire responded to a 911 call at the Mondrian Hotel, located on Sunset Strip in Hollywood. They arrived to his sixth floor hotel room to find him dead in bed. Pimp C had just performed with fellow rapper Too Short at the “House of Blues” in L.A. on Saturday night. UGK is best known for appearing on the Jay-Z track “Big Pimpin'” in 2000, and more recently with Outkast on the song “International Player’s Anthem (I Choose You).” Stay tune for more on this story.


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