The Sound

The Jay Z and UGK collaboration “Big Pimpin’” is currently mired in eight years of litigation due to sample clearances. And while it ultimately spent 20 weeks on Billboard magazine’s “Hot 100” chart peaking at the number 18 spot, Bun B tells ThisIs50 the song almost never happened. “Pimp was supposed to be on ‘A […]

  Despite some very serious charges, those GS9 Boys are still flooding the internet with new music.   Here’s Rowdy Rebel‘s “She All About The Shmoney” featuring Bobby Shmurda and Too $hort.   Shmurda and Rebel will appear in court January 29. Like on Facebook!

  Well, this could’ve gotten outta hand!   While going through security at Burbank Airport, rapper Too $hort mistakenly attempted to board his flight with a gun in his carry-on luggage.  Luckily for the Oakland native, this story managed to play out in comical fashion. Short dog took some time to call in to the folks […]

TV One‘s hit series “Unsung” makes its season premiere tonight with the story of Too Short. The Oakland rapper is being celebrated for his contribution to the culture through his rhymes. However, his penchant for using the B-word in his rhymes will also be discussed by some of his former collaborators and friends including Yo-Yo […]

Arts & Entertainment, Music

Who is Too Short? Too Short is a West Coast rap pioneer who dropped three LPs before moving to a major label for 1988’s “Born to Mack.” From there, Too Short released six platinum-selling albums in a row, and the hip-hop legend is still going strong, having returned with his 16th album, “No Trespassing,” in […]

  Legendary Bay Area rapper Too Short caught a serious break when it comes to the legal system. The “Blow the Whistle” rapper won’t receive any jail time in a DUI case. Back in March, Too Short was pulled over for suspicion of DUI. During the field sobriety test, Too Short tried to make a […]

In honor of 7/30, we’re bringing you the craziest 730 rap references. In case you’re wondering what ‘730’ means, it’s a police code referencing to a person that is crazy or suffers from a mental disorder. According to YBDCRIME: "Incapacitated person" means a defendant who as a result of mental disease or defect lacks capacity […]

Celebrity News

Oakland rap veteran Too $hort has found himself on the wrong side of the law. According to TMZ, the “Blow The Whistle” MC was stopped for a traffic violation in L.A. early Wednesday morning and attempted to flee when officers tried to administer a breathalyzer test. RELATED: Did Trinidad James Jack Too $hort? [VIDEO] Once he […]

The battery arrests continue to keep piling up…

In interviews shot for Michael Rappaport’s upcoming documentary on A Tribe Called Quest, Beats Rhymes & Life, Ludacris & Too $hort talk about how the NYC legends influenced them.