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Too Short

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28, 1966
Los Angeles, CA
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28, 1966 (age 52)
Los Angeles, CA


Influential West Coast rapper who released fifteen albums between 1987 and 2012. He is referred to as one of the pioneers of West Coast hip hop and was one of the first rappers to use explicit lyrics about pimping in his songs.

Before Fame

He released his first song, "Don't Stop Rappin," at age seventeen.


He had his greatest commercial success with the two-time Platinum album Life Is...Too Short in 1988.

Family Life

He raised a daughter named Octavia with his wife Erica Escarcega.

Associated With

He featured the vocals of Lil Kim on his song "Call Me."