NEW YORK - JUNE 03:  Producer Mannie Fresh attends 2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 3, 2010 in New York, New York.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mannie Fresh

Mannie Fresh


Best known for his affiliation with Cash Money Records, Mannie Fresh (born Byron O. Thomas) gained international fame producing hits for artists like Lil Wayne, Juvenile, B.G. and the Hot Boyz. As one-half of the Big Tymers (alongside Bryan "Birdman" Williams), the New Orleans hitmaker released a total of five albums and also released two solo LPs. In 2005 he left Cash Money Records before signing to Def Jam South.