Short Dawg became friends with Lil Wayne back in 2007 and signed with the Young Money label in 2010. He was featured on the We Are Young Money album, which showcased his striking rap abilities. Short Dawg described the move, stating "They were happy to have me over here with them. It's all love over there, one big strong family. All talented people." Short Dawg is currently working on his Young Money debut which is expected to drop in the near future.