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Too $hort
Born: Apr 28, 1966 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Born in Los Angeles, but an Oakland resident by the age of 14, Too Short was the first West Coast rap star, recording three albums on his own before he made his major-label debut with 1988's gold album Born to Mack; his next four all went platinum. Anticipating much of the later gangsta phenomenon, he ...Read full biography
Life Is...Too $hort
Released: 1990
Label: Jive Records
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Too Short never had the skills or technique of LL Cool J or Big Daddy Kane, but what the Oakland rapper lacks in technique, he's always more than made up for with irresistible, '70s-inspired funk grooves ...Read full review
Short Dog's In The House
Released: 1990
Label: Jive Records
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With Short Dog's in the House, Oakland's most sexually explicit MC gave his followers more of what he was known for -- X-rated lyrics, a relaxed style of rapping, and addictive, melodic tracks recalling ...Read full review