Shorty the Pimp
Shorty the Pimp
Studio album by Too $hort


14 July 1992




One Little Indian Recording (El Cerrito, CA) and Live Oak Studios (Berkeley, CA)


Hip hop




Jive Records


Too $hort, Ant Banks, D'wayne Wiggins

Too $hort chronology


Short Dog's in the House (1990)


Get in Where You Fit In (1993)

Shorty the Pimp is the fourth studio album by American rapper Too $hort, released in 1992 on Jive Records. It was produced predominantly by Too $hort and Ant Banks, in addition to one song produced by D'wayne Wiggins of Tony! Toni! Toné!. The album title is from the 1973 blaxploitation film of the same name, and the album's introduction samples its theme song. 

Shorty the Pimp debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 chart with 82,000 copies sold in its first week. It was eventually certified platinum in sales by the RIAA. It is certified 2x platinum and has sold over 2,300,000 copies worldwide.

Track listingEdit

No. Title Performer(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Shorty the Pimp" - Julian - 0:42
2. "In the Trunk" Too $hort Jordan, Shaw Too $hort 5:49
3. "I Ain't Nothin' but a Dog" Too $hort Banks, Clarke, Edwards, Shaw Ant Banks 4:49
4. "Hoes" Too $hort Clinton, Goins, Shaw, Shider, Worrell Too $hort 6:23
5. "No Love from Oakland" Too $hort Clinton, Collins, Shaw, Shider Ant Banks 8:25
6. "I Want to Be Free (That's the Truth)" Too $hort Bailey, Hayes, Kent, Shaw, Williams Ant Banks 5:49
7. "Hoochie" Too $hort, D'wayne Wiggins Shaw, Wiggins D'wayne Wiggins 4:19
8. "Step Daddy" Too $hort Clinton, Dunbar, Shaw, Sterling Ant Banks 4:23
9. "It Don't Stop" Too $hort Baine, Crane, Shaw Too $hort 4:22
10. "So You Want to Be a Gangster" Too $hort Shaw, Surrell, Washington Ant Banks 4:05
11. "Something to Ride To" Too $hort, Ant Banks, Pooh-Man, Mhisani Banks, Jordan, Miller, Shaw, Thomas Too $hort, Ant Banks 11:57
12. "Extra Dangerous Thanks" Too $hort Jordan, Shaw Too $hort 4:13
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