Rarities: “Free (Sampler Version)”

Pimpalation Sampler

Pimp C – “Free

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from Pimpalation sampler (2006, Rap-A-Lot)

I never realized it until last night when I was listening to the Pimpalation album sampler, but the version of “Free” that appears on the actual album is censored. I guess Tom Petty couldn’t appreciate the art in having Pimp cuss all over one of his songs. I guess you can call it “Ain’t That a Bitch B****” Syndrome.

Anyway, this is just a minute-or-so long snippet unfortunately, but the intro and first verse here are completely uncensored, so that’s something at least. #RIPPimpC