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

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