Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes

On the third anniversary of Pimp C's death Busta Rhymes, T.I. and Big Boi led tributes to the late rapper via Twitter.

Pimp C, real name Chad Butler, died on 4 December, 2007 after suffering an accidental drug overdose complicated by a pre-existing sleep disorder.

On Saturday Butler's pals took to Twitter to remember the hip-hop star and mark the anniversary of his passing.

Rhymes honoured Butler's UGK bandmate Bun B for continuing the act's legacy, writing, "RIP and salute 2 (to) Pimp C and we honor the big homie (Bun B) 4 (for) so properly preserving the value of the UGK brand and legacy!! SALUTE!!"

Incarcerated rapper T.I. also posted a message reading, "RIP to Pimp C," while Big Boi, Rick Ross and Chamillionaire all tweeted "R.I.P. Pimp C".

Other stars who remembered Butler included rapper David Banner, who added a picture of himself with Pimp C on Facebook, meanwhile his close pal and collaborator Bun B paid tribute, adding, "Keep it 100 with the people you love today. Don't hold back. They might not wanna hear it, but they'll appreciate it later."

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