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UGK 4 Life
Studio album by UGK
Released March 31, 2009
Recorded 2008–2009
Genre Southern hip hop
Length 58:20
Label Jive
Producer Pimp C, Averexx, Mannie Fresh, Akon, Cory Mo, Steve Below, DJ B-Do
Professional reviews
UGK chronology
Underground Kingz
(2007)
UGK 4 Life
(2009)
Singles from UGK 4 Life
  1. "Da Game Been Good to Me"
    Released: January 16, 2009

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.[1]

Contents

Background

On December 4, 2007, Pimp C was found dead in his California hotel room.[2] In March 2008, Bun B confirmed the final studio album would be dedicated to the late Pimp C.[3]

Recording

The first single "Da Game Been Good to Me" was released onto the Internet on January 16, 2009.[4] It was made available on iTunes on February 20, 2009.[5] Bun B stated he recorded a song dedicated to his late partner Pimp C.[3]

Bun B stated that he would not experiment with new collaborations or producers.[1]

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.[6]

Reception

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.[7]

UGK 4 Life debuted at number 6 on the Billboard 200 selling 76,419 copies in its first week.

Tracklisting

# Title Featured Guest(s) Producer(s) Time Samples
1 "Intro" Cory Mo 1:45
2 "Still on the Grind" Raheem DeVaughn Steve Below 4:13 "Don't Mess With Mr. T" by Marvin Gaye
3 "Everybody Wanna Ball" Cory Mo 3:57
4 "Feelin' You" Steve Below 3:54 "Feel That You're Feelin'" by Maze
5 "The Pimp & The Bun" Ron Isley Mannie Fresh 3:32 "Here We Go Again" by The Isley Brothers
6 "She Luv It" Cory Mo 3:53
7 "7th Street Interlude" Pimp C, Co-Produced by Mike Dean 1:26
8 "Swishas & Erb" Sleepy Brown Pimp C & Averexx 4:02 "Peaches & Erb" by Society of Soul
9 "Purse Come First" Big Gipp DJ B-Do & Pimp C 4:23 "Try Love Again" by The Natural Four
10 "Harry Asshole" Lil Boosie & Webbie Cory Mo 4:15 "I Left It Wet For You" by UGK
11 "Used to Be" B-Legit, E-40 & 8Ball & MJG Pimp C & DJ B-Do 5:40
12 "Steal Your Mind" Too Short & Snoop Dogg Steve Below 4:45
13 "Texas Ave Interlude" Pimp C, Co-Produced by Mike Dean 1:16
14 "Hard as Hell" Akon Akon, Co-Produced by Giorgio Tuinfort 3:55
15 "Da Game Been Good to Me" Pimp C & Averexx 4:20
16 "Outro" Cory Mo 3:11

Chart positions

Chart (2009) Peak
position[8]
U.S. Billboard 200 6

References


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