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Mannie Fresh

He's half of the brains behind the Cash Money label, his productions have moved over 23 million units, and it all started because of a DJ father. Surrounded by music while growing up, producer/rapper/hip-hop mogul Mannie Fresh decided early on that if he had to get a job, it had to be doing what he loved to do, and that was play music. The New Orleans native got his start in 1984 as a member of New York Incorporated, arguably New Orleans' first hip-hop crew. The parties Mannie started to DJ around this time were to become legendary and brought him to the attention of rapper Gregory D. The two partnered and worked on album that was to become 1992's The Real Deal released on RCA. Rap fans in the Big Easy fell in love with the album but it failed to gain much attention outside of the South. Although they remained friends, Mannie and Gregory D split professionally, due in part to Mannie's displeasure with the way major labels handled street music. The stage was now set for the producer's meeting with Brian "Baby" Williams. When Williams offered Mannie a chance to join his fledgling Cash Money label, it couldn't have been better timing. Soon artists like Baby, Juvenile, B.G., and Lil Wayne were taking Cash Money to the top, thanks in no small part to Mannie's quirky and bright production. By the late '90s, Cash Money was the preeminent Southern rap label and Mannie and Williams were now working on their own group. The two formed Big Tymers in 1998 and released a series of successful singles and albums. The producer behind everything from Juvenile's 400 Degreez to Teena Marie's La Doña finally busted out on his own in 2004 with the wild solo album The Mind of Mannie Fresh. ~ David Jeffries
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Stations Featuring
Mannie Fresh

    Dirty South

    Dirty South
    1 song

Albums by
Mannie Fresh

Top Songs by
Mannie Fresh

  1.   Song
  2.   Real Big
  3.   American Dream by The Show
  4.   Rocky Balboa
  5.   We Fresh
  6.   Strip Tease featuring Russell Lee
  7.   Shake That A**
  8.   Wayne's Takeover 2
  9.   Err-Body
  10.   How We Ride
  11.   Conversation
  12.   Energized by Juvenile
  13.   Uh-Oh by Mystikal
  14.   Wassup!!
  15.   Steppin Out
  16.   Front 2 Back
  17.   Can I Live featuring Russell Lee
  18.   Already by Russell Lee
  19.   Move Around
  20.   Swingers & Singers (Skit)
  21.   Fight Song
  22.   Day in the Life (Cadillac Doors)
  23.   The D.J.
  24.   Not Tonight
  25.   Lady Lady
  26.   Go With Me
  27.   Mississippi (Skit)
  28.   Phone Message #2 (Skit)
  29.   Pu**y Power
  30.   Beautiful Bi**H
  31.   Phone Message #1 (Skit)
  32.   Intro
  33.   Hate by Juvenile
  34.   Like A Boss
  35.   Let's Ride-Watch by Russell Lee
  36.   Go Girl
  37.   Answering Machine (Skit)
  38.   Chubby Boy
  39.   Wayne's Takeover 1
  40.   Nothing Compares to Love
  41.   Great Moments in the Ghetto #1
  42.   Tell It Like It Is
  43.   Dinner Lude
  44.   Great Moments in the Ghetto #2
  45.   I Know You Aint Happy
  46.   Phone Message #3 (Skit)
  47.   Mayor Song
  48.   Get With Me featuring Russell Lee
  49.   Imma Get Mine
  50.   Like A Boss 09
  51.   I Smell Like Money featuring Swagg Starz
  52.   Drought by Rick Ross
  53.   "Feignin" by Swagg Starz
  54.   Ladies featuring Russell Lee

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