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Todd Anthony Shaw better known by the stage name Too Short (stylized as Too $hort), is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. He is best known for his hit songs, such as “The Ghetto” and “Blow the Whistle”.
Too Short Net Worth 2020
Shaw was born on April 28, 1966, and grew up in South Central Los Angeles, California. In the early 1980s, Shaw and his family moved to Oakland, California.
He was a drummer in the band at Fremont High School in Oakland.In 2012 Too Short along with E-40 released two collaboration albums on the same day titled History: Mob Music and History: Function Music. Both charted in the top 100 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
Too Short has said the best verse he has ever recorded is a verse for a song on Dr. Dre’s Detox called “Man’s Best Friend (Pussy)”.
In 2016, Too Short was featured on the song “Cochino” by Korean American rapper Dumbfoundead.
The song is the seventh track off of Dumbfoundead’s fifth studio album We Might Die.
After 30 years of his career, Too Short stated that he plans to release his 20th and final album The Pimp Tape on November 9, 2018.
In the mid-1980s, Shaw produced custom songs (called “special requests”) for people with a high school friend, Freddy B. On October 24, 1983, Too Short had his first release, Don’t Stop Rappin’ which, along with the following three releases, featured raw, simple drum beats from a LinnDrum drum machine.
This was also one of the first hip hop records to use the word “bitch” – a word which became one of the rapper’s trademarks and was the focus of subsequent raps such as Ain’t Nothin’ but a Word to Me.”In the early 1990s, his beats came from mostly a TR-808 and from mid-to-late 2000s, a TR-909 was used.
In 1985, Too Short and Freddie B. formed the label Dangerous Music to regionally distribute his music, and with others formed rap group The Dangerous Crew.
Dangerous Music became Short Records, and then Up All Nite Records. With his 1989 release, Life Is…Too Short, he began using replayed established funk riffs (rather than samples) with his beats.
Subsequent work was primarily collaborative, including work with Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G., Scarface, and Pimp C.
One of his notable collaborations during this period was on the track “The World Is Filled…” on the classic Notorious B.I.G. album Life After Death; he comes in on the third verse after Diddy and Biggie.
In 2009, Too Short recorded for Daz Dillinger, Lil Jon, Soopafly, Scarface and B-Legit. In 2011, the rapper was featured on Wiz Khalifa’s song “On My Level”.
He also collaborated in Snoop Dogg’s 2011 album, Doggumentary in the song “Take U Home” and on the 50 Cent song “First Date”.
Height and Weight
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
It is estimated that Too Short’s net worth lands somewhere around $15 million. Considering he hasn’t been in the direct spotlight for some time, $15 million is pretty impressive.
His overall career earnings come in at $96 million, while Too Short’s annual income lands somewhere around $1.7 million. Nearly $400K of that comes from endorsement deals. It should also be noted that his net worth has nearly doubled since 2012 when he was estimated to be worth $8.5 million.
Of the $96 million he’s made throughout his career, more than $10 million has stemmed from album sales alone. As mentioned above, there was a time where Too Short was one of the highest-paid rappers in the world.
This allowed him to save early in his career. He has also been able to remain relevant and maintain his net worth through being featured on collaboration albums and songs.
It has been predicted that Too Short’s net worth will continue to climb in the years to come.
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