By Jack Barnes
Seminal Oakland rapper Too $hort’s new album “The Pimp Tape” drops Nov. 9, and he celebrated at the Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club in New York.
“The formula to my music is that it has to have comedy in it. The vulgarness cannot be digested without a little comedy,” he explained to Page Six. He recalled of his start that “Eazy-E was the person to take me on my first tour, and there was nobody telling him to do it.” Read More…
ABOUT TOO $HORT:
Too $hort has successfully cracked the code to hip-hop immortality with 32 years, 15 million Soundscan sales, 6 platinum plaques, 4 gold certifications, and collaborations with the likes of Tupac, The Notorious B.I.G., and Jay-Z. With Drake utilizing his flow and lyrics on the double platinum DJ Khaled smash “For Free” and Yo Gotti and Nicki Minaj twisting “Freaky Tales” for “Rake It Up,” Too $hort’s influence is timeless, and his impact is felt across the globe. As far as West Coast hip-hop icons, Too $hort deserves mention in every conversation alongside Dr. Dre, Tupac, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, and E-40. His forthcoming project The Pimp Tape should leave no question about his spot at the top by embracing everything listeners fell in love with since 1985.
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