Too Short Explains Why He Avoided Fatherhood

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Many fans never expected to see the day Too Short would be a father. It was recently revealed that the Bay Area rapper had become a first-time dad at the age of 53. Short is reportedly working on a documentary, when photos from the shooting were released fans got a sneak peek at Short’s baby girl, Yani Shaw.

Short, who’s known for his pimp lifestyle and raunchy lyrics, have an interview with TMZ talking about the significance of having a little girl.

“Well, you know, in my case, I think it’s extremely particular that I had a daughter,” he said. “It might be easier to digest [if it was], ‘Oh, Too Short has a son, oh cool.’ But Too Short has a daughter? What’s he gonna do? I am dealing with that right now, man. I definitely have to think about years to come where these songs may hit her ears and she goes, ‘Who are you, daddy?’ So, I gotta get ready for it.”

The rapper then talks about why he stayed away from having kids.

“I can tell you why I didn’t have kids before now is because I didn’t want to be a father at the wrong time. I knew who I was,” Short said. “I knew what I was doing. I was just enjoying my celebrity-hood. I’ve seen a lot of people struggle with their personal lives and their celebrity life. Doing the job, the travel, the hours in the studio and stuff, and I had my fun. Now it’s time to pass it on.”

Congrats to Too Short!!

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