It’s no secret that Port Arthur’s Bun B, born Bernard James Freeman, has amassed an impressive resume throughout his long career as a music artist. It started when he first exploded onto the scene in 1987 with the late Pimp C in influential hip hop duo UGK (short for Underground Kingz) and continued with countless feature films and five solo albums. in studio.
But the resume the local rap legend is building as an all-round entrepreneur and businessman is equally remarkable. From collaborations on books, merchandise and education to a thriving burger business largely thanks to pop-up shops, Bun B is expanding its brand beyond the studio.