Cocktails (album)

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Cocktails
Studio album by Too Short
Released January 24, 1995
Recorded 1994–1995
Genre Hip hop
Label Jive
Producer Ant Banks, Shorty B, Spearhead X, The Dangerous Crew, B. Turner, Too Short, L.A. Dre
Too Short chronology
Greatest Hits, Vol. 1: The Player Years
(1993)
Cocktails
(1995)
Gettin' It (Album Number Ten)
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Cocktails is the sixth studio album from Oakland rapper Too Short. It is certified platinum and features performances by 2Pac, Ant Banks and The Dangerous Crew. DJ Screw used the beat "Cocktales" on Lil Keke's famous freestyle "Pimp Tha Pen". Cocktails debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 101,000 copies in its first week.[2] It was Too Short's second album to reach #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, while missing the Top 5 by one position on the Billboard 200.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ain't Nothing Like Pimpin'" 6:46
  2. "Cocktales" 6:06
  3. "Can I Get A Bitch" (featuring Ant Banks) 5:12
  4. "Coming Up $hort" 5:42
  5. "Thangs Change" (featuring Malik & Jamal from Illegal & Baby D) 6:07
  6. "Paystyle" 5:44
  7. "Giving Up The Funk" (featuring The Dangerous Crew) 5:14
  8. "Top Down" 5:07
  9. "We Do This" (featuring 2Pac, MC Breed & Father Dom) 5:52
  10. "Game" (featuring Old School Freddy B) 5:16
  11. "Sample The Funk" 6:54
  12. "Don't Fuck For Free" 3:35

Samples[edit]

Cocktales

  • "Freaky Tales" by Too $hort

Coming Up Short

Paystyle

Giving Up the Funk

Sample the Funk

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Position
Billboard 200 # 6
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums # 1

Singles[edit]

Cocktails

Chart Position
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks # 43
Hot Rap Singles # 3
Billboard Hot 100 # 69

Paystyle

Chart Position
Hot Rap Singles # 29

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