Too Short

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Too Short

Todd Anthony Shaw (born April 28, 1966), better known by the stage name Too Short (stylized as Too $hort), is an American rapper and record producer famous for his rap lyrics' focus on pimping, promiscuity, drug culture, street survival, as in the songs "The Ghetto" and "Blow the Whistle". A pioneer of West Coast rap, he began recording in 1983, drew renown on Oakland's underground rap scene, and signed a major deal in 1987 with Jive Records, which released his album Born to Mack. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Too Short has received more than 1,640,274 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,447th most popular singer.

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  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 29.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Too Short ranks 2,461 out of 3,001Before him are Pitty, Ai Takahashi, Masha Katz, E-40, Sasha Song, and Example. After him are Guy Sebastian, Marta Roure, Nam Woo-hyun, Pablo Ruiz, Russian Red, and Monika Kuszyńska.

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Among people born in 1966, Too Short ranks 502Before him are Antônio Wagner de Moraes, Hiroaki Kumon, Yasuyuki Sato, Vince Flynn, Toby Huss, and Martha McSally. After him are H. Jon Benjamin, Fujio Yamamoto, Troy Kemp, Ben Folds, Michihisa Date, and Maddie Taylor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Too Short ranks 10,585 out of 12,171Before him are Taryn Thomas (1983), Tara Lipinski (1982), James D. Halsell (1956), Luke Harper (1979), Mike Posner (1988), and Jimmy Bennett (1996). After him are Henry Louis Gates Jr. (1950), Quincy Watts (1970), Richard M. Linnehan (1957), Jack McBrayer (1973), Udonis Haslem (1980), and Leonard Roberts (1972).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Too Short ranks 621Before him are U-God (1970), Afroman (1974), Alison Mosshart (1978), Inspectah Deck (1970), Lacey Sturm (1981), and E-40 (1967). After him are Samuel (2002), Kurt Elling (1967), T-Pain (1985), Soulja Boy (1990), Royce da 5'9" (1977), and Trey Songz (1984).