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

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