Mannie Fresh with the real name of Byron Otto Thomas is an American rapper, record producer and DJ who has garnered one Grammy Award nomination. He is best known for his decade run at Cash Money Records and for his work alongside Bryan Williams in the hip-hop duo Big Tymers. As of now, he is signed to Def Jam South. Thomas’ studio albums are ‘The Mind of Mannie Fresh’ and ‘Return of the Ballin’.
Mannie Fresh Replaces T-Pain In Scott Storch Instagram Live Battle
Mannie Fresh battled veteran producer Scott Storch on Instagram Live, replacing Storch’s original opponent, T-Pain on 1st April. Swizz Beatz made the announcement via Twitter, writing, “Attention. We have a change of plans for tonight !!! We now have @manniefresh vs scottstorchofficial 9 pm est on live. Let’s the games begin !!!!! @timbaland the paperwork is fully in.” T-Pain wanted to make it clear it was Swizz and Timbaland’s decision to have him replaced. Mannie and Storch are among the many artists taking to Instagram Live during the coronavirus pandemic in an effort to stay connected to their fans and keep themselves occupied at the same time. D-Nice, Lord Finesse, DJ Premier, Erykah Badu, and Questlove are just a sliver of those participating in the online “social distancing parties.” The event, organized by Timbaland and Swizz Beatz, was originally billed as a Storch vs. T-Pain contest. But shortly after it was announced, the latter hitmaker had already accepted defeat: “This boy @scottstorchofficial bout to curb stomp me,” T-Pain wrote in a since-deleted Instagram post. “Win or lose I’m honored to be apart of the biggest thing happening right now. Tune in and celebrate music history wit us! Shit gon be fun regardless. Thank you @timbaland and @therealswizzz.” Following the battle, Scott blessed viewers with an exclusive preview of a new track featuring Tyga and Ozuna. The producer confirmed the song would appear on his own project.
- Being a Rapper and DJ.
- For his decade run at Cash Money Records.
What is the birthplace of Mannie Fresh?
Fresh was born on 20th March 1969. His real name is Byron Otto Thomas. His birthplace is New Orleans, Louisiana, the USA. His mother was a teacher and his father; DJ Sabu; was a producer. Since his father was involved in the world of music, Thomas became interested in music and rapping at an early age. He is of American nationality and he belongs to the African-American ethnic background. Talking about his education, he attended Joseph S Clark Preparatory High School. He also has a sibling, Angela Bryant who died. Mannie Fresh’s sister, Angela Bryant, endured an appalling demise in 2007 as she got killed in her very own home at New Orleans. Angela was just 42 at that time, and her two kids were present during her demise which must have been painful for any child.
How was Mannie Fresh Career?
- Mannie Fresh began a partnership with New Orleans rapper MC Gregory D in the late 1980s.
- The duo released their first album together ‘Throwdown’ in 1987.
- They also released two more records together in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
- He also formed the ‘Big Tymers’ along with Williams, as Mannie Fresh and Birdman.
- He then released his own debut solo album ‘The Mind of Mannie Fresh’ in 2004.
- The album consisted of 30 tracks and featured the single ‘Real Big.’
- The song peaked at #72 on the Billboard Hot 100.
- As of now, he is signed to Def Jam South.
- Thomas’ studio albums are ‘The Mind of Mannie Fresh’ and ‘Return of the Ballin’.
What is the Net Worth of Mannie Fresh?
The net worth of this famous rapper is estimated to have $15 Million as of 2020 whereas his exact salary has not been revealed yet either he himself has revealed about his salary. Without a doubt, he is satisfied with his earnings. His source of earning is from his singing career. Aside from being a producer and rapper he likewise fills in as a DJ. He turned into a DJ at the age of 15 in 1984, and his inspiration is his father. In 1987, Mannie released his first album collaborating with Rapper MC Gregory D titled, Throwdown.
Who is Mannie Fresh Dating?
Mannie Fresh is not married yet and he is still to get married. He has kept his personal life away from the media spotlight. There are no records available about his past relationships. At present, he is believed to be single. He is living a happy life as of now without any disturbances.
How tall is Mannie Fresh?
Mannie Fresh is a handsome hunk with a charming personality attracting a lot of people towards him. He has got a decent height matching with his body weight. At present, the details regarding his height, weight, and other body measurements have not been revealed by any sources yet but it will be added once we get information about it. Overall, he has got a healthy body.