By the time his rap remake of Donny Hathaway's 1970 hit "The Ghetto" became an R&B smash in 1990, he'd already released five albums. The instrumental is based on the Donny Hathaway song of the same name. Wall to wall dirty on carpet No. City Of Dope. The Ghetto (Too Short Extended Mix) 5:52: Credits ... Notes From the album "Short Dog's In The House" Recorded and Mixed at One Little Indian Studios, El Cerrito, CA. The prototypical gangsta rapper, Too $hort came out rapping in the early '80s and became one of the first hip-hop entrepreneurs during the mid-'80s. [8] Too Short released "The Ghetto" as a response to the plight of the inner cities, and the song would go on to receive heavy radio airplay across the United States. Don't Fight The Feelin' Cusswords. I think that alum will be dope. Punk Bitch. Check out "Short But Funky," "The Ghetto," "Pimpology," and the … Reviewed in the United States on January 14, 2014. Too Short has also worked in the adult film industry, with the 2003 film Get In Where You Fit In. Released in 1990, this album showcases somewhat more advanced production, with a gang of really tight tracks. Prior to the release of the album, there were a number of rumors that Too Short was killed in a crackhouse while smoking cocaine. Number one to all who do not know the song is already rated a 5, star song, Yes, I am going with their opinion not because it is was place in the 5, star slot by the music guys, but because it is. You think life is hard. Also check the signature on the artwork or ask Too Short yourself. The album's cover was an influence for the cover art for Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle, just as Too Short's drawl-heavy delivery had influenced Snoop Dogg's vocal style. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1990 CD release of The Ghetto on Discogs. The CD contains a number of both socially conscious songs, as well as dirty rap and sexually-explicit songs that have made Too Short famous. Check this album out. Married to the Game is the fifteenth studio album by American rapper Too Short. It's Your Life. The laid-back beats (which Shaw himself dubbed "dope fiend beats") would be a major influence in hip hop years later (and would help cement Too Short's legacy as a pioneer of West coast hip hop), and the album was key in the development of West Coast born G-funk that dominated the charts for the next few years. Just about every song he really kick some dope rhymes. The rhythm, beat, lyrics, positve message. Track 16 with the Up All Nite Crew is sweet. On the edited version, "Ain't Nothin' but a Word to Me" was censored with bleep sound effects. It was released on November 4, 2003 through Jive Records, making it his 12th album on the label. Watch the video for The Ghetto from Too $hort's Short Dog's In The House for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. "To set the record straight" Boze b.k.a. Bia' Bia' Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ludacris, Too Short, Big Kap & Chyna Whyte Complete your Too Short collection. Trying to survive, trying to stay alive. 5 stars of course! Part of the direction of the album was influenced by Too Short's real surroundings in Oakland. Short Dog’s in the House Too $hort On the clean version of the album, "Ain't Nothin' But A Word" is, "Pimpology" contains several samples from the Oakland-based, "It's Your Life" - Contains a sample of "Dr. Funkenstein" by, "Short But Funky" - Contains a sample of "High" by, "Dead or Alive" - Contains a sample of "Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)" by, "Ain't Nothin' But a Word to Me" - Contains a sample of "Hit or Miss" by, "Hard on the Boulevard" - Contains a sample of "Fopp" by, "Paula & Janet" - Contains a sample of "Sister Sanctified" by, "Rap Like Me" - Contains a sample of "Slow Dance" by, This page was last edited on 17 October 2020, at 00:54. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. If I had some thumbs up, I additionally would give this song one or two also, however, the rating wouldn't change. "The Ghetto" is a 1990 single by Oakland rapper Too Short from his album Short Dog's in the House. "The Ghetto (Reprise) [Instrumental]" Track Info. [6] Upon release, the album received a number of positive reviews, which helped it reach the highest position on the U.S. R&B charts, of any of Too Short's albums, at the time. To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565 The CD contains a number of both socially conscious songs, as well as dirty rap and sexually-explicit songs that have made Too Short famous. Additional taxes may apply. Reviewed in the United States on July 16, 2015, Reviewed in the United States on August 10, 2016, Reviewed in the United States on January 20, 2016, Reviewed in the United States on June 1, 2016, Reviewed in the United States on February 5, 2016. "The Ghetto" 42 12 3 Short Dog's In The House "Short But Funky" — 36 14 1992 "I Want to Be Free (That's the Truth)" — 41 5 Shorty the Pimp "In the Trunk" — 111 23 ... "First Date" (50 Cent featuring Too Short) — 48 — Non-album single 2013 "Girls" (Kid Cudi featuring Too Short) 103 To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to Amazon.com (US). On the cassette version of the album, "The Ghetto" is extended to 5:58, which features a segment of one of the Last Poets' speeches "Die Nigga". Oakland. The production of the album was handled mostly by a number of local Oakland-based producers (including Al Eaton, who was also known for his later work with Queen Latifah), but also received production from two of Ice Cube's producers, Sir Jinx and DJ Pooh. The first four tracks are real good. I dont know why but all the other sh.. that Short has put out on ShortRecords has been weak except Nationwide Volume I. But this album is sweet. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Track listing. Short Dog's in the House is the sixth studio album by American rapper Too Short. Short Dog's in the House is the sixth studio album by American rapper Too Short. "Bro. Swearing is removed from other songs as well. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Complete song listing of Too Short on OLDIES.com. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Dead Or Alive. 1: The Player Years, 1983–1988, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Short_Dog%27s_in_the_House&oldid=983914479, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Album chart usages for BillboardRandBHipHop, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Too Short - The Ghetto at Discogs. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. Other Versions (5 of 11) View All. Too Short ‎– The Ghetto Label: Jive ‎– 1397-1-JD, BMG Music ‎– 1397-1-JD, Dangerous Music ‎– 1397-1-JD, RCA ‎– 1397-1-JD Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Donnie Hathaway's friend Roberta Flack thanked Too Short for honoring Hathaway's single of the same name. More charismatic lyrics and Funk-heavy beats from the undisputed master of pimp rhymes. Too Short played the role of Lew-Loc in the film Menace II Society. “The Ghetto” is a 1990 single by Oakland rapper Too Short from his album Short Dog’s in the House. Title Producer(s) Length; 1. The album spawned an album-titled single, which reached #7 on Billboard's 200 Hot Rap Singles, while the album itself peaked at #37 on the Billboard 200. Most of my area knew of Too Short and really gave that cut alot of play. The album's production samples a number of classic P-funk records, as well as the heavy use of the Roland TR-808 for instrumentation. 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