Too Short on Being the First West Coast Rapper in 1980, Telling Oakland Stories (Part 1)

Bay Area legend Too Temporary joined VladTV for an interview about his story: rising up in Los Angeles, shifting to Oakland on the age of 14, and his nascent fascination with hip hop. “I could be dope as f**okay if I knowledgeable a story about Oakland,” he says, “I ran to the house and wrote a rap about what I observed in Oakland, attempting to do my mannequin of Melle Mel.” Watch above.

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