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Ice Cube, Too $hort & NE-YO Release “Raider Colors” in Tribute to the NFL Raiders Franchise

Ice Cube, Too $hort & NE-YO Release "Raider Colors"

The NFL season is officially underway. To celebrate the launch, Ice Cube, NE-YO, and Too $hort have released a new single “Raiders Colors,” celebrating the Raiders’ NFL organization that has spent time in Oakland and Los Angeles, before their current home of Las Vegas. Visit for more information “Raider Colors” is co-produced by Ekzakt […]

Too Short & E-40’s Verzuz Battle Reportedly Cost $500,000 to Produce

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Saturday night (Dec. 19), E-40 and Too Short paid homage to their native Bay Area in a Verzuz battle that found the two mainstays headlining the series’ final battle of the year in a West Coast classic. Visit for more information Over a quarter of a million fans logged in as the duo aired […]

[WATCH] E-40 And Too Short Discuss Upcoming Verzuz Battle

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This past weekend, Bay Area legends Too Short and E-40 announced that they would be next in the Verzuz battle line up. In their exclusive interview with The Breakfast Club, the two North Cali icons discussed how important the battle was for the Bay. Visit for more information Recognized as the very first West […]

E-40 and Too Short Set to Battle in Upcoming Verzuz

E 40 and Too Short Set to Battle in Upcoming Verzuz

We were crushed last weekend when news broke that Ashanti tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of her highly-anticipated Verzuz battle with Keyshia Cole. The battle was postponed until 2021 while the singer recovers, but Swizz Beatz and Timbaland weren’t going to leave us hanging. Visit for more information Its been announced that West Coast […]

[WATCH] Too Short Says He Formed Group With Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg And E-40

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In an exclusive interview with MC Serch on his Serch Says podcast, Oakland rap legend Too Short claims he’s formed a supergroup with Snoop Dogg, E-40, and Ice Cube. Visit for more information Short Dog says that the idea came fro mE-40 and Cube, explaining, “Over the years, probably more than the past five […]

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.  Visit for more information 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 […]

Too Short Welcomes His First Child at Age 53


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

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. Visit for […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: T.I. Drops His Debut Album ‘I’m Serious’ 17 Years Ago


On this date in 2001, the self-proclaimed “King Of The South,” rapper/actor T.I., released his first album entitled I’m Serious. Visit for more information Produced by several behind the boards legends including ATL’s DJ Toomp, Jazze Pha, Lil Jon, The Neptunes and few others, with features from Pharrell, Bone Crusher, Too Short, Pastor Troy […]

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.” Visit for more information Gangsta Rap music infused Curtis Mayfield’s soul, James Brown’s spirit and the groove of others like the AWB and […]

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. Visit for more information 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 […]

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. Visit for more information Teana Louis claims that Too Short, whose real name is Todd Shaw, sexually assaulted her on several occasions in different […]

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. Visit for more information Packed with 22 songs, the Bay Area […]