Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Too $hort’s “Life Is…Too Short” (1988)
ARTIST: Too $hort | Interview TITLE: “Life Is…Too Short” ALBUM: Life Is…Too Short (1988) BUY: Amazon | iTunes WATCH/LISTEN: “Life Is...Too Short” appears on Too $hort’s 1988 album of the same name Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Too $hort’s “Life Is…Too Short” (1988) Too $hort
INTERVIEW: Trailblazing Hip-Hop Legend Too $hort Explores the Keys to Surviving the Game
a microphone / I always let ‘em know that the town is home – Too $hort, “Survivin’ the Game” from across. It was more swaggin’ it than trying to be competitive.” There is a method to Too $hort’s fast Longevity in the rap game has proven elusive for many an emcee, but Too $hort is one of the select few still going strong 30+ years into his career. everybody laughed.” EXPLORE Too $hort’s discography via Amazon | iTunes PRE-ORDER Too $hort's The Pimp Tape via Amazon | iTunes really good, funky music,” Too $hort confides as he rests comfortably in the green room at A3C Festival INTERVIEW: Trailblazing Hip-Hop Legend Too $hort Explores the Keys to Surviving the Game Too $hort Gettin’ It (Album Number Ten) (1996) Expect to hear nothing but real game whenever Too $hort opens
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of Too $hort’s ‘Born to Mack’
Happy 30th Anniversary to Too $hort’s Born to Mack, originally released July 20, 1987. Todd “Too word “bitch,” Bay Area hip-hop remains filled with the creative offspring of Too $hort. Released 30 years ago, Born to Mack is essentially the beginning of the Too $hort legend. It’s his fourth album label didn’t have major distribution, so Too $hort sold copies of his albums out of the trunk of know it. Too $hort was born in Los Angeles and moved to the Bay Area in the early ’80s. With the help Too $hort TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of Too $hort’s ‘Born to Mack’
Happy Birthday to Todd “Too $hort” Shaw, Born April 28, 1966
' It (Album Number Ten) in 1996, Too $hort decided to retire, his status assured as one of the most Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Too $hort’s musical legacy and share your personal . Born Todd Shaw on April 28, 1966, Too $hort grew up in L.A.'s South Central; soon after his family Happy Birthday to Todd “Too $hort” Shaw, Born April 28, 1966 followed in the next two years, after which Too $hort formed his own Dangerous Music label with memories of him with us in the comments below! Read our interview with Too $hort here. Born: April 28 Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Too $hort’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Too $hort
SOUNDTRACK SALUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of the ‘Juice’ Soundtrack
rendered superfluous once Too $hort himself shows up, two tracks later, with his crucial OG cautionary heights, the soundtrack isn’t flawless. Too-$hort-sound-alike Pooh-Man’s “Sex, Money & Murder” is
Happy Birthday to Joe, Born July 5, 1973
Sexy (2011) featured four productions from Brandon "B.A.M." Alexander. Fantasia and Too $hort made
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Del the Funky Homosapien’s ‘I Wish My Brother George Was Here’
sounded like a combination of Too $hort and N.W.A (due to the Bay’s proximity to Los Angeles), releasing Bay Area are ostensibly the children of the original Oakland hip-hop legend Todd “Too $hort” Shaw graduated to trendsetter and onward to elder statesman. Much like Too $hort, the Bay Area, and even the
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Life After Death’
Thugs-N-Harmony on “Notorious Thugs,” and slowed his cadence to trade bars with Bay Area legend Too $hort over “The World is Filled…” He returned to his comfort zone of braggadocios sexcapades in “Nasty
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Mase’s Debut Album ‘Harlem World’
conversational style of game-spitting that was similar to the West Coast icon Too $hort, rap fans now had the
SOUNDTRACK SALUTE: Nine ‘90s Soundtracks That Still Sound Superb Today
Era, including Eric B. & Rakim (“Juice (Know the Ledge)”), Big Daddy Kane (“Nuff Respect”), Too $hort (“So You Want to be a Gangster”), Naughty by Nature (“Uptown Anthem”), and the aforementioned
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of JAY-Z’s ‘In My Lifetime, Vol. 1’
back song that features a pair of guest verses from Bay Area legend Too $hort. “Where I’m From” is one
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Redman’s Debut Album ‘Whut? Thee Album’
-based artists like N.W.A, Digital Underground, and Too $hort were known for sampling the works of
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