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Today in Hip-Hop History: Too $hort Releases ‘Shorty The Pimp’ 28 Years Ago

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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 Too […]

Too Short Welcomes His First Child at Age 53


Too Short is putting the pimps down too because he is a father now. The rapper welcomed his first child at the age of 53 last December. He kept the news under wraps until now. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS TMZ reports the “Blow the Whistle” rapper’s on-and-off girlfriend, Sue Ivy, gave birth last […]

New Documentary Focuses on the History of Bay Area Hip-Hop

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NBC Bay Area’s Emmy Award-winning series Bay Area Revelation returns with Culture of Hip Hop premiering Saturday, April 27 at 10 p.m. The one-hour documentary will explore how Hip-Hop has influenced the Bay Area and tells the story of the entrepreneurial artists who created their own sound and set their own rules. “The Bay Area […]

Warren G’s G Funk Movie Finds Home On YouTube, Will Be Released Soon

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When N.W.A. made their mark on Hip-Hop in the 1980’s it opened the world not only to khakis and converse culture, but to new genre of rap music called “Gangsta Rap.” Gangsta Rap music infused Curtis Mayfield’s soul, James Brown’s spirit and the groove of others like the AWB and Funkadelics to create a vibe […]

LA Attorney General’s Office Rejects Rape Case Against Too Short

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A rape case against rapper Too Short has fallen apart due to insufficient evidence. Teana Louis filed papers in Los Angeles back in January, claiming the West Coast Hip Hop icon, whose real name Todd Anthony Shaw, sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions in 2016. She alleged he forced her to have oral and anal […]

Too Short Accused Of Rape And Sodomizing Woman In LA

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A new lawsuit that was recently filed reveals that legendary Oakland rapper Too Short allegedly sexually assaulted a woman multiple times before raping her in a Los Angeles hotel room. Teana Louis claims that Too Short, whose real name is Todd Shaw, sexually assaulted her on several occasions in different hotel rooms until Louis assertss […]

Listen to Too $hort’ s Hella Disrespectful Bay Area Mixtape


The Bay area OG Too $hort with his  Hella Disrespectful attitude while saluting the Bay Area on his latest mixtape which shows us the legendary Oakland MC can still convey his unchanging attitude over the new bouncing beats of the Bay Area signature sound. Packed with 22 songs, the Bay Area mixtape features a flavorful mix of […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Menace II Society Sountrack Released 24 Years Ago


On this date in 1993, Jive Eecords released the soundtrack to the blockbuster hood classic Menace II Society featuring various artists. The sixteen track Hip Hop assortment peaked at the pole position on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip Hop albums. Along with singles, music videos were produced for the songs: “Streiht Up Menace” by MC Eiht, and […]