Birth Place: Port Arthur, Texas, USA
Years Active: 1987-2007
Genres: Hip Hop, Southern Hardcore
UGK (short for Underground Kingz) was an American hip hop duo from Port Arthur, Texas formed in 1987 by the late Chad "Pimp C" Butler . He then joined with Bernard "Bun B" Freeman, who became his longtime partner. In 1992, UGK was signed to Jive Records under a five-album contract, releasing their major-label debut album “Too Hard to Swallow.” Five songs would surface two months before the release of “Too Hard to Swallow,” on an EP distributed by Bigtyme Recordz titled “Banned.” A popular song from the album "Pocket Full of Stones" was also included on the “Menace II Society” soundtrack in 1993. Their second album, “Super Tight,” was released two years later, on August ...
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