Pimp C's funeral set for hometown


HOUSTON -- Rapper Pimp C, found dead in bed in a Los Angeles hotel room last week, will be remembered with a public memorial service Thursday.

The service will be held in the Robert A. Bowers Civic Center in Pimp C's hometown of Port Arthur, about 90 miles east of Houston.

The 33-year-old rapper made up Underground Kingz with partner Bun B. His real name was Chad Butler.

Officials said there were no signs of foul play. Autopsy and toxicology results won't be available for up to eight weeks.