The Sound

The Jay Z and UGK collaboration “Big Pimpin’” is currently mired in eight years of litigation due to sample clearances. And while it ultimately spent 20 weeks on Billboard magazine’s “Hot 100” chart peaking at the number 18 spot, Bun B tells ThisIs50 the song almost never happened. “Pimp was supposed to be on ‘A […]

When it comes to Hip-Hop, there are tons of big homies, scores of OG’s and more than a few legends. But when the recap comes around, there will only be two Trill OG’s in the books. And the living legend would happen to be Texas’s own Bun B. Must Watch: Bun B Suggests 3 Great Christmas […]

When it comes to taking advice on women, we like to rely on men who have experience. When it comes to either music, sports or marriage you don’t find many guys who can impart wisdom like Bun B of UGK. “I’m a happily married man. Why am I a happily married man? Because I give […]

Celebrity News

  Wow! Just WOW! So according to “Ivory P” formerly of famed Texas based UGK Records, was arrested on Human Trafficking and Simple Kidnapping charges when he and Jessica Lynne Morgan allegedly kidnapped a 19-year-old Alabama girl and tried to sell her via the internet through online advertising. Authorities claim the woman originally left […]

  With the NBA draft come and gone teams have been making aggressive moves to improve their rosters via trades and free agency. One name that seems to always be in talks about movement is current Los Angeles Lakers Center Dwight Howard. Howard was acquired by The Lakers from The Orlando Magic in four-team trade […] – December 4th marks the death anniversary of  Pimp C, southern rapper of the legendary group UGK.  The Madd Hatta Morning Show produced a commemorative piece to celebrate his life, career and legacy he has left in Hip Hop. Check out our exclusive tribute to the late Chad “Pimp C” Butler of the legendary group […]

20 years ago Bun B &  the late Pimp C, known together as UGK, released their first full-length album, “Too Hard To Swallow.” Since the release of their debut, UGK has gone on to influence two generations of MCs; this mini-documentary  by Sama’an Ashrawi explores the influence of UGK’s music  on artists outside of their home […]

Back in the day, if you were an aspiring rapper and wanted to get a deal, there was no internet to post your entire discography of songs recorded on your laptop to.  You had to have a demo tape.

Rapper Bun B was in the studio with The Madd Hatta Morning Show to talk about his 3rd album releasing yesterday, “Trill OG” in stores and online now!

From The BoomBox Bun B is the latest rapper to turn his focus to education this year (you might recall Jim Jones’ recent teaching stint at a New York City high school). The Texas rapper has revealed plans to teach a Hip-Hop and Religion course at Rice University in Houston, Texas next Spring.

Summer is quickly approaching and if the weather is no indication the change in songs on the radio certainly is.   You know which songs, the ones that you never hear in the winter but as soon as the sun breaks these summer jingles are blasting through your stereo.  

The buzz around Bun B’s “No Mixtape” mixtape has been building steadily over the last month and now all of his fans can download the 28 track mixtape for free!