Blow the Whistle (song)

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"Blow the Whistle"
Single by Too $hort
from the album Blow the Whistle
Released March 7, 2006
Format CD single
Recorded 2005
Genre Hip hop
Length 2:48
Label Up All Night/Jive
Writer(s) Too Short
Producer(s) Lil Jon
Too $hort singles chronology
"The Ghetto"
"Blow the Whistle"

"Blow the Whistle" is the first single from Oakland rapper Too $hort's 16th album Blow the Whistle. It is produced by Lil' Jon. The song features a refrain of the words "blow the whistle," followed by a series of whistle blasts. To date, it is his last single to chart on Billboard.

Usage in media[edit]

During the 2008 NBA Playoff series between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Washington Wizards, Jay-Z made a freestyle to this called "Playoff",[1] responding to negative comments by DeShawn Stevenson on behalf of LeBron James.It was also featured on the soundtrack of NBA 2K13.[2]



Chart (2006) Peak
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[1] 70
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[2] 21
  1. ^ "Too Short – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Too Short.
  2. ^ "Too Short – Chart history" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Too Short.