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Young Shorty is one of many new hardcore female MCs that are making their names heard in the under ground world of internet hip hop. Although the skin sexuality that premeates through most of hip hop images today is definitely not one of her major concerns Young Shorty is instead making her name as a tough, raw, keeping it real gangsta type rapper with a leaning towards a hardcore attitude with the lyrica skills to pull it off. Born Joann Smith, November 11, 1979 in Louisville, Kentucky, she learned at an early age that she was special when it came to performing. But like all things that are good there is a natural development that occurs and Young Shorty development began shortly after her family moved to Owensboro, Ky., after her birth. At the tender age of thirteen Shorty knew that her interest in hip hop was more that casual and she started djing at local house parties playing the hottest hip hop hits. Her popularity began to grow as she started to rap at the parties and winning talent shows around town. That taste of local notoriety convinced her to enter into the Miss Black Expo in August of 1997 and she won hands down showcasing her rapping skills performing original material. Young Shorty return to her birth place (Louisville, KY.) began in high school in Owensboro where she was a stand out basketball player. Her ball playing skills gained her recognition as athlete of the week, named to the girls All-Star Kentucky team, all city and all regional player. Her basketball exploits gained her a scholarship to Bellarmine University located in Louisville. After returning to Louisville Young Shorty rapping ability moved her into the enter circles of the best rap groups such as The Get Down Click, Big Riggas, Too Big Click, Unstoppable Records and several other clicks with whom she collaborated with. Word of her ability and style quickly caught the attention of the decision maker at PSM Style Production and her self titled debut album 'Young Shorty' was the result of that union. Therefore, PSM Style Productions is proud to present Young Shorty follow up 'I'm BacK'. She's back and with a vengeance! Unlike her debut CD self titled 'Young Shorty', this album is more experimental in sound and the way it was produced. Word to the fan...beware of the bass and drum play that really separate this work from anything we've done in the past. The first five songs are up tempo with the following five designed to slow your heart rate down to keep you around for album number three. Nevertheless, Young Shorty still showcase her ability to ride a beat to death while maintaining her true form to the Under Ground Gangsta Rap. Her lyrics are still from the streets of Louisville, Ky and her style is as fresh as a spring day in heat. So settle in to your favorite position and let the music begin. Please write a review if you like or dislike the CD...all reviews are welcomed and your input will help us keep this future artist true to herself and the fans that like it GANGSTA.