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Episode from the podcastDay 1 Radio

Too Short talks Mt. Westmore, Shock G and Longevity

Released Friday, 30th April 2021
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Funny story, Too $hort was scheduled to be the very first guest on Day 1 Radio podcast nearly 8 years ago. Although we did do a live interview with the legendary artist at A3C in the past, this is $hort’s first official appearance on the pod. Another classic in the books. Subscribe, Rate, Review!
1:30 - $hort is celebrating his birthday and he explains why he doesn't celebrate it as just a day, but as a season.
2:40 - $hort explains how the super group Mt. Westmore with him Ice Cube, E-40 and Snoop Dogg came to be. He says that they've always done shows together as separate entities, but this allows them to be a stronger unit. He also states his case for being the opener of the show.
6:25 - $hort talks about his history and musical relationship with the late Shock G of Digital Underground and how they were friends before making music together.
9:00 - Too Short came from a family of college graduates and even played instruments himself in high school. He shares a story about how one of his only regrets in life is giving up his school band aspirations.
15:45 - $hort speaks on being in the game for almost 40 years. He also talks about the reception to his retirement album "The Pimp Tape" and the blessing of Hip-Hop putting him in a position to exactly what he wants in his life and career.
19:30 - Branden runs down a list of legendary Oakland names and gets Short to share memories about them with us. 
24:15 - Maurice gets $hort to talk about relocating Atlanta in the early 90s and what the Hip Hop music scene was like back then. Like so many other people, he came for Freaknik and never left. He also talks about how he first met Lil Jon and how their musical relationship started.
30:40 - $hort breaks down how he and Lil Jon made two of his biggest hits, "Shake That Monkey" and "Blow The Whistle."
35:00 - $hort talks about how he was banned from radio and TV for explicit lyrics back in the day, but now explicit are the norm.
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