Chamillionaire’s Chamillitary Entertainment artist Famous checked in with a video clip from the studio, playing a clip of the extended Texas version of ‘Won’t Let You Down’, featuring Lil Flip, Paul Wall and the late Pimp C, amongst others. This is an exclusive sneek preview of the 15-minute version that will be released on New Year’s Eve on Chamillionaire.com. YouTube has since removed the video.
Essay Potna checked in with his MySpace friends (@thaessay) on Friday (December 7) with the following bulletin regarding the Pimp C tribute song he produced featuring Lil Flip and D-Red:
Well First off I wanna say that I heard Bun B on 97.9 The Box say that the tribute song we did was “a Beautiful song” so I’m glad and honored to be able to shine some light on Bun B’s sad and tragic days! That beat was actually a beat I had lined up for Z-ro but Flip called me and said he wanted to do a tribute song for him cuz he was already in tha studio, so of course I was honored to be apart of such a special tribute song. After tha call I immediately started workin on tha beat and making some changes to it just to make sure it was up to par. I sent it to Flip and shortly after he called and said he was done with it. Flip’s good about payin his respects to tha fallen soldiers, datin back to Underground Legend when he did tha RIP SCREW song with Bizzy Bone. Not too long ago I produced tha TIME AFTER TIME beat for him to do tha Virginia Tech Tribute too. So anyways… on that note… Rest In Peace to tha big homie PIMP C!! Glad I could pay my respects in such a big way! Hold ya head up Bun!
In wake of the death of UGK rapper Pimp C on Tuesday, fellow Houston rapper Lil’ Flip spoke with The Associated Press about the sad news. “That’s what everybody grew up listening to in the South,” Flip said. “UGK is to the South what Run DMC was to New York.” Flip added, “He influenced me to be fly at all times. He said ‘Flip, don’t go out with dirty nails and a microphone. You’ve got to be fly if you want to get that money.'” chron.com has since removed the article.
Lil Flip posted the following bulletin on his blog at Myspace on Friday (August 17) in reaction to a grand jury in Texas declining to indict him on Wednesday for credit card abuse in connection with the purchase of an airline ticket:
CASE DISMISSED HA HA NOT GUILTY!!!!!!!!!!!
DAT BULLSH** ASS CASE GOT THROWN OUT SO NOW IT’S BACK 2 DA STREETS 4 DA KING OF H-TOWN!!!!!! THANKS 2 ALL THE FANS CONCERNED AND THANKS 2 DA MEDIA FOR LYING AND ADDING STUFF 2 THE STORY…. NOW I CAN FOCUS ON WE GOT NEXT!!! THE 1ST SINGLE IS CALLED SWANGAZ ON MY RYDE AND DATS WHAT IT IZ BY THE DREAM TEAM!!!!! WE SHOOTING 5 VIDEOS FOR THAT MIXTAPE, I DO MEAN REAL VIDEOS!!! AND IF U WANT TO BE APART OF LIL’ FLIP’S AMERICAN RAPPER REALITY SHOW STAY TUNED FOR INFORMATION NEXT WEEK!!! WE WILL BE COMING TO THE FOLLOWING CITIES: HOUSTON, DALLAS, AUSTIN, SAN ANTONIO, MIAMI, CHICAGO, NEW YORK, MEMPHIS, ATL, CALIFORNIA AND LAS VEGAS!!! THE PRIZE MONEY IS 20K A CHAIN AND A 2 ALBUM DEAL!!!!
2DAY ME AND ZRO BACK IN THE LAB WORKING ON THE PLAYA 4 LIFE REMIX WE GO SHOOT A VIDEO FOR THAT 2!!!!! AND PLEASE TELL THE MEDIA 2 STOP TRYNNA KEEP THAT DAMN TI BEEF GOING, I CAN’T CONTROL WHAT THE CROWD SYA WHILE I’M ON STAGE, AND I’M ON SOME TENNIS SHOE AND REALITY SHOW SH** NOW, BEEF IS SO 2 YEARS AGO!!!!!!!! DA KING BACK (SMOKE-1 FOOL!!!!)
P.S MY BIG CLOVER COST MORE THAN ALL YALL JEWELRY PUT TOGETHER!!!!! AND MY GRILL AINT NO PULLOUT!!!!!! GO DOWNLOAD FAN APPRECIATION AT SOUNDCLICK.COM/LILFLIPAKAFLIPGATES
I STAY WORKING YUM TENNISHOES COIMN SOON ME,YELLA FELLA, AND TUM TUM JUST SHOT THE VIDEO CALLED FLAVOR OF THE WEEK!!!! BOOMTOWN DIRECTED IT!!!! WE DOING VIDEOS FOR SHOES TOO TRICK!!! COME TO OUR BOOTH AND PLACE YOUR NAME IN THE BOX FOR A CHANCE 2 WIN SOME FREE SHOES!!! WE GIVING AWAY 4 PAIRS PER DAY AND WE GO HAVE A LAUNCH PARTY FOR THE SHOES!!! S
Lil Flip and Pitbull were on hand for SUITE Presents Play-N-Skillz All-Star Weekend in Dallas on Thursday (August 2) in Dallas, Texas. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Houston-based rapper Lil’ Flip discussed his new album and talked about staying close to his roots. Watch the interview from TheShowBuzz below.
Lil’ Flip and Swizz Beatz were on hand for the Fabolous video shoot for ‘Return of the Hustle’ on Monday (March 26) at Club Avalon in New York City. Check out pictures from WireImage.
LL Cool J and Lil Flip visited ‘106 & Park’ on January 17th at BET Studios in New York City. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Lil’ Flip bought himself out of his Sony contract just before his album ‘I Need Mine’ was scheduled to drop last month, and The New York Daily News that the master tape to the album was leaked just afterwards. “The album got leaked as we were leaving Sony,” Flip’s manager, Sandy Lal, told Ben Widdicombe.