Oakland Eyes Renaming Street For Too $hort

The suggestion came from Oakland’s mayor and a city councilmember.

Too $hort is likely to have a street named after him in his native Oakland, Calif.

Dubbed the “Godfather of Bay Area Hip-Hop”, the rap legend’s street would be between Foothill Boulevard between High Street and 47th Avenue, thanks to a suggestion made by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Councilmember Noel Gallo.

The stretch of road runs past Short’s alma mater Fremont High School.

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According to KTVU, the resolution to rename the stretch of road in honor of Short goes before the Oakland City Council this week.

Too $hort reacted to the news on his Instagram page.

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