Born to Mack

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Born to Mack
Borntomack.jpg
Studio album by Too Short
Released July 20, 1987
September 22, 1988
(Dangerous Music/RCA release)
August 24, 1989
(Jive/RCA compact disc release)
Recorded 1986–1987 (except "Mack Attack" in 1988)
Genre
Length 51:12
Label
Producer
Too Short chronology
Raw, Uncut, and X-Rated
(1986)
Born to Mack
(1987)
Life Is...Too Short
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
RapReviews(7/10)[2]

Born to Mack is the fourth studio album and debut major label album by American rapper Too Short. The album was released on July 20, 1987. This album was re-released by Jive Records after the success of Life Is...Too Short. It was originally released in the summer of 1987 by Dangerous Music and in 1988 through Jive/RCA, although Jive Records logos did not appear on it until it was released on compact disc in 1989.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Partytime"5:00
2."Mack Attack" (released on 1988 version)5:57
3."Playboy Short II"7:10
4."You Know What I Mean"6:00
5."Freaky Tales"9:30
6."Dope Fiend Beat"6:31
7."Little Girls" (featuring MC Jah)6:10
8."The Universal Mix"3:42

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[3] 50

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mtume Salaam (1989-08-24). "Born to Mack - Too $hort | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-07-25. 
  2. ^ "Too $hort :: Born to Mack :: Jive/Zomba". Rapreviews.com. 2003-01-25. Retrieved 2015-07-25. 
  3. ^ "Too Short Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.