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

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