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

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