Complex paid homage to his legacy with this documentary featuring some of friends and colleagues. This December will mark nine years since the passing of the legendary, Pimp C, of UGK.

In this 30-minute documentary, Complex explores the legacy of Pimp C, delving into his frustrations coming up as one of the South’s prolific rappers in an industry dominated by New York hip-hop. “For years, southern contribution in hip-hop had been over looked if you weren’t from New York…You want to be accepted by your peers,” says UGK counterpart Bun B. Simply put, Pimp C wasn’t having the regional disrespect, and used his reluctant platform on Jay Z’s “Big Pimpin'” record to push the southern culture forward.

The documentary features cameos and anecdotes from producers and artists in Pimp C‘s circle, including Michael Watts, Nas, Jazze Pha, Killa Kyleon, Lil Flip, Jermaine Dupri, and David Banner, among others. One of the more interesting stories comes from David Banner, who says that he taught Pimp C to use production equipment while he was incarcerated by sending him detailed photos, much like a step-by-step manual.

Watch “Long Live the Pimp” below.