News: Houston Remembers Pimp C One Year Later
Wednesday, Dec 3, 2008 9:01AM
David Banner, Bun B, DJ Paul and others will help pay homage to the late UGK rapper Pimp C by speaking with Houston radio station KPFT on the one year anniversary of his death.
Taking time to reflect on the Southern-bred emcee's contributions to hip-hop, radio personality Matt Sonzala will run his evening program remembering C's legacy.
"Pimp C was a leader," Sonzala said in a statement. "He was a man respected cuz he built his own lane and stayed in it and dominated it. He and Bun B are the backbone of this southern rap movement."
While artists like Big Gipp and Mama Wes will also join the broadcast by visiting the station and calling in, the host will secure C's memory by requiring strict guidelines.
"This time around though, the studio is closed to anyone not invited," he added. "We want to make this serious and can't have just anyone coming down f*cking with the vibe. This is for Pimp C and this is how we do it."
Listeners will be able to call in and possibly receive air time by calling 713.526.KPFT
The live Pimp C tribute show will run Thursday, December 4 from 12 a.m. to 3 a.m. CST