Three 6 Mafia and UGK were two of the most important rap acts in Southern hip-hop throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. The two camps collaborated on a semi-regular basis — most notably on singles like “Sippin’ On Some Syrup,” “Like A Pimp,” and Three 6’s Juicy J was the original producer of UGK’s 2007 smash “International Player’s Anthem.” Now, Juicy is continuing the two group’s shared legacy, as he has announced that he will behind the boards for an upcoming posthumous project from late UGK rapper-producer, Pimp C.
Juicy J announced via Twitter that he is definitely producing a new project from the Port Arthur, Texas, legend, who died in 2007 from respiratory failure caused by a suspected overdose.
“I’m producing the new pimp c album unreleased material it’s gone [sic] be a movie!!!!!!!” J tweeted.
While there are no further details on the project, it is expected to have some involvement from Pimp’s UGK partner-in-rhyme, Bun B. This will be Pimp C’s third posthumous album, following 2010’s The Naked Soul Of Sweet Jones and 2011’s Still Pimping.
Meanwhile, Juicy J’s solo debut album, Stay Trippy, is scheduled to be released on Aug. 27 on Taylor Gang/Kemosabe/Columbia Records.