Life Is...Too Short

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Life Is...Too Short
Too $hort Life Is...Too Short.jpg
Studio album by Too Short
Released 1988[1]
Genre
Length 54:52
Label
Producer
Too Short chronology
Born to Mack
(1987)Born to Mack1987
Life Is...Too Short
(1989)
Short Dog's in the House
(1990)Short Dog's in the House1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic5/5 stars[1]
RapReviews7.5/10[2]
The Village VoiceB+[3]

Life Is...Too Short 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.