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Too Short - Shorty The Pimp (Get On Down)


RELEASED: 24th August 2018
Vinyl LP

Format:  Vinyl LP
Cat No:  GET 51290

Too $hort's legendary 1992 effort Shorty The Pimp is back on vinyl thanks to the hip hop preservationist at Get On Down. T

Taking the title from the incredibly rare 1973 Blaxploitation film, Too $hort does what he does best on Shorty The Pimp: funk beats, boastful braggadocio, a few conscious rhymes and layers of straight up pimp talk. The lyrical content can certainly be considered comical and entertaining. Shorty The Pimp is also a stand out project for producer Ant Banks who did many of the beats for the project, his first works with Too $hort with many more to follow over the next decade.

Oddly enough, one of the best comments on Shorty The Pimp comes from a random guy on the internet who commented on his experience listening to the release, 'I ran my car into a tree after listening to "It Don't Stop". Definitely made for cars with the booming systems!'


A1. Intro: Shorty The Pimp
A2. In The Trunk
A3. I Ain't Nothin' But A Dog
A4. Hoes
A5. No Love From Oakland
A6. I Want To Be Free (That s The Truth)
B1. Hoochie (feat. D Wayne Wiggins of Tony! Toni! Tone!)
B2. Step Daddy
B3. It Don't Stop
B4. So You Want To Be A Gangster
B5. Something To Ride To (feat. Ant Banks, Mhisani, & Pooh-Man)
B6. Extra Dangerous Thanks