Police Kill UGK Records Rapper Ivory P. After Wild Chase In Beaumont, Texas
(AllHipHop News) A rapper associated with legendary rap group UGK was shot and killed by police yesterday (November 22) after a wild high-speed chase that ended in gunfire.
According to reports, Ivory P., born Ivory C. Pantallion, was an artist on UGK Records, who released a few records with UGK group members Pimp C. and Bun B.
In September of 2013, Ivory P., who rapped about pimping, made the headlines when he was busted for human trafficking. In that case, Ivory P, and a woman named Jessica Lynne Morgan were detained by Lake Charles police for allegedly kidnapping a 19-year-old Alabama woman and attempting to sell the woman as an escort through online advertising.
Police claim they attempted to stop Ivory P.’s 1998 Mercedes-Benz truck yesterday morning, when the rapper took off.
Ivory P. then allegedly led police on a chase which lasted several miles and ended when cops laid down spike strips to disable his fleeing vehicle.
The SUV eventually wrecked and when Ivory P. emerged, police claimed he brandished a weapon and they shot and killed him.
Ivory P. was 36-years-old.