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Rap pioneer Too $hort with DJ Aspect this weekend at Stateline

Legendary rap artist, Too $hort, will be performing Saturday at MontBleu.

Rap pioneer Too $hort will be performing this weekend with DJ Aspect at Blu NightClub inside MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa.

Too $hort, born Todd Shaw, will hit the stage at 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at at the Stateline venue.

Originally from Los Angeles, the American rapper, producer, and actor, is known as a west coast legend for his pioneering in underground hip hop.

Too $hort debuted in 1985 with his album “Don’t Stop Rappin.”

In over 30 years, he has made 19 albums, 10 of which earned gold or platinum labels.

Too $hort moved to Oakland at the age of 14 and, before his debut, he was selling cassette tapes from the back of his car.

Too $hort also recorded music with big name artists like 2Pac, the Notorious B.I.G., and Jay-Z.

His popular songs include, “The Ghetto” and “Blow the Whistle.”

Too $hort has several records that went platinum and made number 12 on the Billboard R&B/hip hop charts.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com for $30-35 plus taxes and fees or $133 for a meet and greet package.

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