Underground Kingz Band Net Worth

Underground Kingz

Southern hip hop
Official Website: ugkforlife.com
UGK was an American rap 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. They released their first major label album, Too Hard to Swallow, in 1992, followed by several other albums charting on t...

Financial Information

The Breakdown

  • General
  • Albums
  • Appearances
  • Awards
  • Influence
  • Articles
  • General Information

  • Aliases
    UGK, U.G.K., Cam'ron, Ludacris, U.G.K. & Trina

About

UGK was an American rap 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. They released their first major label album, Too Hard to Swallow, in 1992, followed by several other albums charting on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, including the self-titled Underground Kingz album which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 in August 2007. The group has been featured on hit singles by other artists, such as on "Big Pimpin'" by Jay-Z and "Sippin' on Some Syrup" by Three 6 Mafia. Pimp C founded UGK Records in late 2005.

On December 4, 2007, Pimp C was found dead in a West Hollywood, California hotel room.

  • Awards Won

  • BET Award for Best Group
    2008 / BET Awards 2008
  • BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group
    2007 / International Players Anthem / 2007 BET Hip Hop Awards
  • Nominations

  • Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
    2000 / Big Pimpin'
  • Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
    2007 / International Player's Anthem (I Choose You)
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video
    2000 / Big Pimpin'
  • BET Award for Best Group
    2008
  • BET Award for Video of the Year
    2008 / International Players Anthem (I Choose You)
  • BET Hip Hop Award for Best Hip Hop Video
    2007 / International Players Anthem (I Choose You)
  • BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group
    2007 / International Players Anthem
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