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UGK 4 Life is the seventh and final studio album from the hip-hop duo UGK. It was released on March 31, 2009. This is also the first posthumous album for Pimp C.
On December 4, 2007, Pimp C was found dead in his California hotel room. In March 2008, Bun B confirmed the final studio album would be dedicated to the late Pimp C.
The first single "Da Game Been Good to Me" was released onto the Internet on January 16, 2009. It was made available on iTunes on February 20, 2009. Bun B stated he recorded a song dedicated to his late partner Pimp C.
Bun B stated that he would not experiment with new collaborations or producers.
||This album is not about who I wanna work with and what kind of beats I wanna do, this album is about what the people wanna hear, and that's Bun and Pimp. And I wanna try to give that to them in the most purest sense."
In addition to Pimp C, production will come from producers such as Mannie Fresh, Akon, Cory Mo, Steve Below and DJ B-Do. Confirmed collaborators include Ronald Isley, Lil Boosie, Webbie, Too Short, Snoop Dogg, Sleepy Brown, Big Gipp, Akon & Raheem DeVaughn.
Initial critical response to UGK 4 Life was positive. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received a score of 84, based on 9 reviews.
UGK 4 Life debuted at number 6 on the Billboard 200 selling 76,419 copies in its first week.