🔊🥳Today, March 19, 1973, Bun B was born Bernard James Freeman in Port Arthur, Texas. On March 20, 2006, his “Trill” album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. This debut solo studio album was released in October the previous year, and it peaked at no. 6 on the Billboard 200. Bun B released the southern special ‘Draped Up’ ft. Lil’ Keke as the lead single.