By Jay Rich
Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer
In the Bay Area, Too $hort was the first rapper to emerge, and then have mainstream success. His success opened the door for many other rappers to emerge. The next artist, from the Bay, to truly have major success was E-40, and both have had staying power.
Too $hort has nearly forty years in the game, under his belt, appearing on hit singles in the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s. Meanwhile, E-40 has had the same in the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s. Both kick off 2020 by doing Verzuz, officially replacing Ashanti and Keyshia Cole.
Recently, Too $hort and E-40 got onscreen with DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God, for “The Breakfast Club.” This interview saw them officially announce their Verzuz battle. The two discussed the influence the Bay Area’s had on the game, their Snoop Dogg collaborations, and more.
Watch the entire interview below:
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