Long Live the Pimp

Long Live the Pimp is the fifth solo studio album by American rapper Pimp C. It was released on December 4, 2015, on the eighth anniversary of his death, making it his third posthumous solo release. Production was handled primarily by Mr. Lee, except for six tracks. The album features guest appearances from Juicy J, Bun B, Lil' Keke, 8Ball & MJG, A'Doni, A$AP Rocky, David Banner, Devin the Dude, E.S.G., Nas, Lil' Wayne, Slim Thug and Ty Dolla $ign.

Long Live the Pimp
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Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 4, 2015 (2015-12-04)
StudioSarm Studios
GenreSouthern hip hop
Length54:26
LabelMass Appeal
Producer
  • Chinara Butler (exec.)
  • Christian Butler (exec.)
  • Pimp C (also exec.)
  • Mr. Lee (also co-exec.)
  • Juicy J (also co-exec.)
  • Kc On Tha Track
  • Hector Delgado
Pimp C chronology
Still Pimping
(2011)
Long Live the Pimp
(2015)
Singles from Long Live the Pimp
  1. "3-Way Freak"
    Released: 2015
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
HipHopDX3/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork5/10 stars[3]

The song "Wavybone" also appeared on A$AP Rocky's album At.Long.Last.A$AP.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Long Live the Pimp" (Intro)Mr. Lee1:42
2."3-Way Freak" (featuring Lil' Wayne)
Mr. Lee4:03
3."Ain't Said Shit" (featuring Ty Dolla $ign & Devin the Dude)
Mr. Lee4:35
4."Wavybone" (featuring A$AP Rocky, Juicy J & Bun B)
  • Juicy J
  • Crazy Mike (add.)
  • Hector Delgado (add.)
  • Lil Awree (add.)
4:51
5."Spittin' Game" (Interlude)
  • C. Butler
  • L. Williams Jr.
Mr. Lee1:01
6."Trill" (featuring A'Doni, Slim Thug, E.S.G. & Lil' Keke)
Mr. Lee4:25
7."Bitch Get Down" (featuring Bun B, 8Ball & MJG)
Mr. Lee5:13
8."Payday" (featuring Juicy J)
  • C. Butler
  • J. Houston
  • Juicy J
  • Crazy Mike (add.)
  • Lil Awree (add.)
3:10
9."Slab Music" (featuring Lil' Keke)
  • C. Butler
  • M. Edwards
  • L. Williams Jr.
Mr. Lee3:14
10."True to the Game" (featuring David Banner)
Mr. Lee3:03
11."Triflin' Hoe" (Interlude)
  • C. Butler
  • L. Williams Jr.
Mr. Lee0:48
12."To Lose a Whore"
  • C. Butler
  • C. Butler
Pimp C4:00
13."Friends" (featuring Juicy J & Nas)
  • Juicy J
  • Crazy Mike (add.)
  • Lil Awree (add.)
4:11
14."Southside"
  • C. Butler
  • L. Williams Jr.
Mr. Lee3:09
15."Butta Cookies"
  • C. Butler
  • M. Taylor
Kc On Tha Track3:05
16."Country Thang" (Outro)
  • C. Butler
  • M. Taylor
  • C. Moore
  • R. Murray
  • Kc On Tha Track
  • Cory Mo (add.)
  • Ray Murray (add.)
3:47
Total length:54:26
Notes
  • Track 4 contains elements of "Could I Be Falling in Love" as performed by Syl Johnson and written by Earl Randle, Lawrence Seymour, Willie Mitchell and Yvonne Mitchell.

PersonnelEdit

  • Chad Lamont Butler – main artist, producer (track 12), executive producer
  • Jordan Michael Houston – featured artist & producer (tracks: 4, 8, 13), co-executive producer
  • Bernard James Freeman – featured artist (tracks: 4, 7)
  • Marcus Lakee Edwards – featured artist (tracks: 6, 9)
  • Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. – featured artist (track 2)
  • Devin C. Copeland – featured artist (track 3)
  • Tyrone William Griffin, Jr. – featured artist (track 3)
  • Rakim Mayers – featured artist (track 4)
  • Alexis Thomas – featured artist (track 6)
  • Cedric Dormaine Hill – featured artist (track 6)
  • Stayve Jerome Thomas – featured artist (track 6)
  • Marlon Jermaine Goodwin – featured artist (track 7)
  • Premro Smith – featured artist (track 7)
  • Lavell William Crump – featured artist (track 10)
  • Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones – featured artist (track 13)
  • Leroy Williams, Jr. – producer (tracks: 1-3, 5-7, 9-11, 14), mixing (tracks: 1-3, 5-10, 12-14), co-executive producer
  • Matthew A. Taylor – producer (tracks: 15, 16)
  • Hector Delgado – additional producer & recording (track 4)
  • Michael Anthony Foster – additional producer (tracks: 4, 8, 13)
  • Jeremiah "Lil Awree" Owens – additional producer (tracks: 4, 8, 13)
  • Cory Moore – additional producer (track 16), additional recording (tracks: 3, 6)
  • Raymond Murray – additional producer (track 16)
  • Derek "MixedByAli" Ali – mixing (track 4)
  • James Hunt – assistant mixing (track 4)
  • Matt Schafer – assistant mixing (track 4)
  • Rogelio Moya – mixing (track 11)
  • Norman "MouseQuake" Barrett – mixing (track 15), assistant engineering (tracks: 1-3, 6-7, 9-10, 13-14)
  • Rogelio Moya – mixing (track 16)
  • Mike Moore – assistant engineering (track 1)
  • John "Jonny Kash" Hoard – assistant engineering (track 3)
  • Piston Push Keys – additional drum programming (track 6)
  • Raymond "Rayface" Thomas – assistant engineering (track 12)
  • Mark "Exit" Goodchild – additional recording (track 13)
  • Gabriel Zardes – assistant additional recording (track 13)
  • Blake La Grange – mastering
  • Chinara Butler – executive producer, liner notes
  • Christian Butler – executive producer
  • Mike Lukowski – art direction
  • Cherrell Rene Proctor – management

ChartsEdit

Chart (2015) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[4] 96
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 17
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[6] 11
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[7] 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jeffries, David. "Long Live the Pimp - Pimp C | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  2. ^ Dowling, Marcus (December 4, 2015). "Pimp C - Long Live The Pimp". HipHopDX. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  3. ^ Ramirez, Matthew (December 10, 2015). "Pimp C: Long Live The Pimp". Pitchfork. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  4. ^ "Pimp C Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  5. ^ "Pimp C Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  6. ^ "Pimp C Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  7. ^ "Pimp C Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 22, 2019.

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