Bun B


Bun B

Infobox musical artist
Name = Bun B


Img_capt = Bun B in Houston in 2005.
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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Bernard Freeman
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Origin = Port Arthur, Texas, United States
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Genre = Hip hop
Occupation = Rapper
Years_active = 1989Fact|date=October 2008 - present
Label = Trill, Rap-A-Lot, UGK
URL = http://www.bunbonline.com
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Bernard Freeman, better known by his stage name Bun B, is a rapper and one half (with the late Pimp C) of Southern hip hop act UGK. He is a member of Rap-A-Lot Records, an independent hip hop record label.

UGK and Mddl Fngz

Based in Port Arthur, Texas, Bun B and fellow rapper Chad "Pimp C" Butler formed UGK in the late 1980s Fact|date=October 2008 and in 1992 signed with Jive Records, which released their major-label debut "Too Hard to Swallow". That album was the first among several more bestselling Southern rap albums. Although focusing on UGK, Bun B formed the side project Mddl Fngz in 2000.cite web|last=Jeffries|first=David|title=Bun B > Biography|url=http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:h9frxqwkldte~T1|work=Allmusic|date=2008-05-20|accessdate=2008-07-19] Mddl Fngz was featured in the "AND 1 Streetball" video game with the track "Hard In the Paint". UGK has performed guest appearances in the songs "Big Pimpin'" by Jay-Z and "Sippin' on Some Syrup" by Three 6 Mafia.

olo career

Since Pimp C entered a jail sentence in 2003 on an aggravated gun assault charge, Bun B made guest appearances on numerous albums by other Southern rappers and released a 2005 mixtape titled "Legends". Singles featuring Bun B included "They Don't Know" by Paul Wall and "Gimme That" by Webbie.

"Trill"

In October 2005, Bun B's debut solo album "Trill" was released.cite news|last=Orzeck|first=Kurt|title=New Releases: Ashlee Simpson, Depeche Mode, Bun B, Stevie Wonder, Thrice, M.O.P. & More|url=http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1511604/20051017/simpson_ashlee.jhtml|work=MTV News|date=2005-10-17|accessdate=2008-07-19] Singles included "Draped Up" with Mike Jones, Lil' Flip, Paul Wall, Slim Thug, Devin the Dude, and Z-Ro, "Git It" with Ying Yang Twins, and "Get Throwed" with Pimp C, Z-Ro, Young Jeezy, & Jay-Z. [cite news|last=Reid|first=Shaheem|title=25 Best Tracks of 2005|work=Mixtape Monday|publisher=MTV News|url=http://www.mtv.com/bands/m/mixtape_monday/year_end_05/|date=2006-01-03|accessdate=2008-07-19] The album peaked at the sixth spot on the American Billboard 200 chart and number one on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart. [cite web|title=Trill - Billboard Albums|url=http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:jnfoxq8sld6e~T3|publisher=Allmusic]

"II Trill"

After Pimp C died in 2007, Bun B returned to a solo career. In 2008, he released his second album, "II Trill". The first single was "That's Gangsta" featuring Sean Kingston. It debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200, selling 98,000 copies.cite web|last=Hasty|first=Katie|title=3 Doors Down Cruisees To No. 1 On Album Chart|url=http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003808771|work=Billboard|date=2008-05-28

Discography

;Albums
*"Trill" (2005)
*"II Trill" (2008)

;Singles
*"Draped Up" (2005)
*"Git It" (2005)
*"Get Throwed" (2005)
*"That's Gangsta" (2008)
*"You're Everything" (2008)

References

External links

* [http://www.myspace.com/bunbofugk Bun B Official MySpace]
* [http://www.rapalotrecords.com Rap-A-Lot Records]
* [http://www.discogs.com/artist/Bun+B Discography at discogs.com]
* [http://formatmag.com/features/music/bun-b-and-swizz-beats/ Interview @ Format]
* [http://www.KeepitTrill.com UGK Promotions Company Trill Promotions]


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