Rock Bottom: Songs From the Crack Era

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  • Master P
  • KRS-One
  • Ice Cube
  • N.W.A.
  • Too Short
  • Lupe Fiasco
  • Notorious B.I.G.
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  • Master P
  • Public Enemy
  • MC Shan

"City of Dope," Too $hort

Too $hort takes listeners on a gritty ride through the crack game — the profits and the pain — in Oak Town, and putting Oakland into hip hop music's national crack narrative with this track off his double-platinum, sophomore LP, 1988's Life Is Too Short.

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