“We’re gonna be moving from the Warner Bros. system to the Universal system.”
Port Arthur Texas Legend and one half of the legendary Under Ground Kingz, Bun B, has managed to keep the legacy of the late Pimp C alive with the release of 2008′s II Trill and 2009′s UGK For Life.
Now three years since the Pimp’s death, Bun is announcing a new direction through a new label now that he’s left Asylum Records for a spot at Universal.
He revealed the news to XXL saying,
“[This new situation] works better for me. I work better in the small system. When you’re in the big system it’s really about breaking you and exposing you and I think I’ve been able to build a career as far as just associating myself. We’re pretty good with that in-house with Rap-A-Lot. But with Universal we are gonna use their distribution legs and promotional chain, because they do have access that we haven’t been able to have before.”
When asked why he left his former home he tells XXL,
“[Asylum] helped me immensely over the last four or five years in my career as far as taking, me, myself and UGK to another level. It’s just that the system in house changed. Todd [Moskowitz] got moved up to a higher position and it doesn’t give me as much of an opportunity to be hand on hand on a lot of stuff.”
His next album Trill O.G. is set to hit stores in May.