Being from Texas there’s no way I could not be influenced by Pimp C, musically or personally. Growing up we all had potnas that were kinda like Pimp C. It just seemed so natural when we saw him on T.V, it was like seeing ya homie from down the street. But Pimp was so much move than that; he was bold, he was fearless, he was genius, he was TRILL. Pimp was a big part of why I’m a proud Texan.
Recently Julia Beverly talked about the trials and tribulations in writing a book about Pimp C, “Sweet Jones: Pimp C’s Trill Life Story”. While the Port Arthur OG was a known pioneer, he also faced mental health issues, beefs and how he inspired those around him. “Pimp was a polarizing figure. “If he liked you, he was gonna go do anything for you, but if he didn’t like you, you weren’t going to get anything out of him,” she said. Check out the full interview below as conducted by Chuck “Jigsaw” Creekmur.