Bun B

Born Mar 19, 1973
Died Jul 30, 2011
Net Worth $2.67 Million
Genres Hip Hop + Souther...
Performed With The Color Changin...
Record Label Rap-a-Lot Records
Other Names Bernard Freeman

Bernard Freeman better known by his stage name Bun B, is an American rapper and was one half of the southern hip hop duo UGK (UnderGround Kingz). He is also a guest lecturer at Rice University located in Houston, Texas. He recently released his third official solo album Trill OG on August 3, 2010, which received a 5 Mic "Classic" rating in The Source Magazine - the first album in over five years to receive the honor. Bun B is married with two stepchildren.… Read More

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  • Bun B On Janis Joplin, Ugk's Label Struggles And His Voice
    NPR - Nov 25, 2013
  • Solange Wears Puma For ‘Lovers In The Parking Lot’ Video (Watch It Here!)
    The Atlanta Host - Sep 18, 2013
  • Erik Nielson: Where Would Hip Hop Be Without Colleges And Universities?
    Huffington Post - Apr 12, 2013
  • Beyonce Shows Her Houston Roots
    Huffington Post - Mar 30, 2013


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1973 Birth Born on March 19, 1973.


2002 29 Years Old When Bun B's UGK partner, the late Chad "Pimp C" Butler entered a jail sentence on an aggravated gun assault charge in 2002, Bun B made guest appearances on numerous albums by other rappers and released a 2005 mixtape titled Legends. … Read More


2005 32 Years Old In October 2005, Bun B's debut solo album Trill was released. … Read More
2007 34 Years Old After Pimp C died in 2007, Bun B returned to a solo career.
2008 35 Years Old In 2008, he released his second album, II Trill The first single was "That's Gangsta" featuring Jamaican American artist Sean Kingston. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old At the start of the Spring 2011 semester, Bun B joined the faculty of Rice University as a Distinguished Lecturer. … Read More
2012 39 Years Old On March 3 2012, Bun B leaked a song featuring Royce da 5'9" and Redman titled "Stop Playin'" after he reached 400,000 followers on Twitter. … Read More
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