TMZ reports that veteran rapper Too Short is being investigated in a rape case.

The alleged victim is a protegee of Short, and has reportedly worked on videos and other projects with the rapper. According to TMZ, law enforcement officials said the woman claimed on Nov. 1 that she was at an L.A. residence with Short when he allegedly sexually attacked her. She went to the cops one month after the alleged attack, telling law enforcement that she's a virgin and said that her provocative videos don't imply consent.

However, sources close to Short told TMZ that the rapper never had any sexual contact with the alleged victim, and say that she was on his label and he dropped her, which is when she made up the allegations. The sources say that the woman asked to get back on the label and Short believes this incident to be a form of extortion.

TMZ reports that Short has not been in touch with the police.

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