Life Is...Too Short

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Life Is...Too Short
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Studio album by Too Short
Released January 31, 1989
Recorded 1987–1988
Genre Hip hop
Length 54:52
Label Dangerous Music, Jive, RCA Records
Producer Too Short, R. Austin, T. Bohanon, Al Eaton
Too Short chronology
Born to Mack
(1987)
Life Is...Too Short
(1989)
Short Dog's in the House
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 5/5 stars[1]
RapReviews (7.5/10)[2]

Life Is...Too Short is the second studio album by Too Short. The album was released on January 31, 1989, by 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. Title Producer(s) Length
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[3] 37
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4] 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. ^ "Too Short Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Too Short. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  4. ^ "Too Short Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Too Short. Retrieved October 23, 2014.