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Reservoir Closes on Mannie Fresh's Catalog - Publishing + Recording Rights

Mannie Fresh has spent the large majority of his career producing records for Cash Money.

He was the primary in-house producer for all of the acts on Cash Money Records when they first started in 1991 he is credited with producing almost every platinum and Gold hit from 1998 to 2004.

He produced everyone's most favorite booty shake song across generations, “Back That Azz Up” by Juvenile, 2x-Platinum-selling “Go DJ” by Lil Wayne, Gold-selling “Top Back” by T.I., and a ton more.

Rolling Stone featured “Back That Azz Up” on its list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. And that is #facts.

The 4x-Platinum album 400 Degreez by Juvenile, which was produced by Mannie, also appeared on the outlet’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list.

Mannie Fresh also performed in the group Big Tymers along with Birdman. Their top songs include “Get Your Roll On,” “Number One Stunna,” “This Is How We Do,” and more.

Mannie is still crafting hits for some of hip hop's most current stars.

Mannie Fresh commented,

“It’s great to be joining up with Faith Newman and the entire Reservoir team. I’m grateful for their support, and I know they’ll take care of my music.”

Reservoir Executive Vice President of A&R and Catalog Development Faith Newman also commented,

Mannie’s clever production cultivated a powerful moment for Southern hip-hop, and his distinctive sound helped pave the way for other producers for years to come.” She added, “I have personally been a fan of his for decades, and it’s a pleasure to bring him into the Reservoir family.”


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