LATEST: Rapper PIMP C's mother has confirmed her son died in his sleep. The UGK star - real name Chad Butler - was discovered lying on his bed by paramedics answering an emergency call at the Mondrian Hotel on Hollywood's Sunset Strip on Tuesday (04Dec07) morning. The 33-year-old is thought to have died of natural causes. His mum Weslyn 'Mama Wes' Monroe says, "Actually, we have very little idea of what happened. C's business manager found his body in his hotel room in Los Angeles and we know he died in his sleep. Past that, we don't know anything. "This is a terrible shock. Mama is just a little tougher than most, but I break too."
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