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Happy 54th Birthday to Oakland Rap Icon Too $hort!

Today, we say happy birthday to one of the original West Coasters, Too $hort, born on this date in 1966. As one of Hip Hop’s first self-made businessmen, $hort started off his career pumping his own X-rated mixtapes out of the trunk of his car. Releasing fifteen albums between 1987 and 2012, Too $hort has […]

Too $hort is Set to Release His Own Line of Joints

Too $hort is Set to Release his Own Line of Joints

O.G. rapper Too $hort is broadening his portfolio. The Bay Area rap legend has reportedly joined forces with the Green Holdings Group cannabis organization to dispatch his very own line pre-rolled joints called “TOO $HORT STIX.” The rapper says that he’s been smoking weed for a considerable length of time so the change into this […]

Too $hort Gears Up for ‘The Pimp Tape’ Featuring Ty Dolla Sign, DJ Khaled and More

Too $hort Gears Up for 'The Pimp Tape' Featuring Ty Dolla Sign, DJ Khaled and More

Too $hort has a new album on the way. The Oakland, CA rapper recently hosted The Pimp Tape album listening party at Sapphire 39 Gentleman’s Club. Attendees dazzled in the nature of seductive entertainment, while Too $hort’s new album blasted through the speakers. The club’s ambiance complemented both the album’s sound and vibe. The Empire rapper taps into his West […]

Cam’ron & Too $hort Albums Set For Vinyl Release On Record Store Day (April 21)

Online music boutique Get Down is releasing Cam’Ron‘s Purple Haze and Too Short‘s Short Dog In The House LPs on vinyl to celebrate National Record Store Day, which commemorates all music retailers on April 21. Other albums to be included in Get Down’s vinyl re-release includes Willie Colon, Lyrics Born, and Compton’s Most Wanted. Purple […]

Mistah F.A.B. Talks About His Battle With Royce Da 5’9 and How It Triggered The Formation of Slaughterhouse on Drink Champs

Hailing from Oakland, California, freestyle specialist Mistah F.A.B. recently sat down with Norega and DJ EFN on Drinks Champs alongside west coast legend Too $hort and Luniz‘s Yukmouth to drop nothing but unique hip-hop tales. F.A.B. told an interesting account of his humble experience in the battle rap circuit involving Royce Da 5’9 that lead […]

Too $hort Breaks Down Why Being An Independent Rapper Is Profitable In 2017

All of you independent lyricists out there, rapper Too $hort has a message: being a successful independent rap artist is possible. Too $hort, real name, Todd Anthony Shaw has rapped with the greats: 2Pac, Notorious B.I.G, Jay-Z, E-40 and Snoop Dogg. An Oakland, California native, he’s had hits: The Ghetto, Freaky Tales, Blowjob Betty, I’m […]

[Watch] Snoop Dogg Hosts Friends For The Raunchiest Thanksgiving Ever On GGN

It’s Thanksgiving time, and you know what that means- yes, obviously your drunk uncle and the button on your pants are about to make things super uncomfortable, but Snoop Dogg and his GGN Network are providing relief. Keeping his annual tradition alive, Snoop Dogg hosted an intimate dinner for several of his rowdiest, raunchiest entertainer […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Too $hort Releases ‘Shorty the Pimp’ 24 Years Ago

On this day in Hip Hop history, Oakland rapper Too $hort released his fourth studio LP, Shorty The Pimp.  Inspired by a 1973 blaxploitation film of the same name, the album’s sexually braggadocio lyrics and funk-inspired production held true to the style Too $hort had established for himself over his past six projects. And although […]

Happy Birthday Too $hort!

Today we celebrate the birth of one of Hip Hop’s first self made businessmen Today we say happy birthday to one of the original West Coasters, Too $hort, born on this date in 1966. Releasing fifteen albums between 1987 and 2012, Too $hort has made tracks with everyone from B.I.G. and 2Pac to Lil Jon […]