Life Is...Too Short

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Life Is...Too Short
Too $hort Life Is...Too Short.jpg
Studio album by
Released1988[1]
Genre
Length54:52
Label
Producer
Too Short chronology
Born to Mack
(1987)
Life Is...Too Short
(1988)
Short Dog's in the House
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic5/5 stars[1]
RapReviews7.5/10[2]
The Village VoiceB+[3]

Life Is...Too Short (stylized as Life Is... Too $hort) is the fifth studio album by American rapper Too Short. It was released in 1988[1] through Jive Records and RCA Records, although it appeared as a Dangerous Music/RCA Records release until Jive Records logos appeared on the release on October 25, 1989, after it became successful. It is currently his highest-selling album to date, being certified double platinum by the RIAA for sales of over 2 million copies.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Life Is...Too Short"4:34
2."Rhymes"4:17
3."I Ain't Trippin'"6:41
4."Nobody Does it Better"6:15
5."Oakland"4:41
6."Don't Fight the Feelin'" (featuring Danger Zone & Rappin' 4-Tay)8:18
7."CussWords"7:44
8."City of Dope"5:31
9."Pimp the Ho"5:54
10."Outro"0:59

Personnel[edit]

  • T. Bohanon - Producer
  • Al Eaton - Guitar, Keyboards, Producer, Mixing
  • Victor Hall - Photography
  • Helen Kim - Vocals (background)
  • Mr. Z - Clothing/Wardrobe
  • Todd Shaw - Keyboards, Programming, Producer, Drum Programming, Mixing
  • Janna Thomas - Vocals (background)
  • Mark Wholey - Artwork
  • Jeanette Wright - Vocals (background)
  • Rappin' 4-Tay - Performer

Charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[4] 37
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Alex Henderson. "Life Is...Too Short - Too $hort | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-07-25.
  2. ^ "Too $hort :: Life is... Too $hort :: Jive/Zomba". Rapreviews.com. 2003-05-02. Retrieved 2015-07-25.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (June 27, 1989). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  4. ^ "Too Short Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  5. ^ "Too Short Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.