Mannie Fresh is the most influential rap producer of the last two decades. His reliance on synthesizers, particularly the Roland Fantom-X, virtually defined first the Dirty South sound and subsequently, the majority of rap productions of the 2000s.
Mannie Fresh was born Byron Thomas on March 20, 1969, in New Orleans, Louisiana. His father was a DJ and Thomas followed in his footsteps, DJing house parties around the 7th ward as a teen. In 1984, Thomas’s cousin, DJ Wop, joined Mia X and New Yorker Denny D in New Orleans’ first rap crew, New... Read More
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Hip Hop, Instrumental, Turntablism, Southern, Bounce, Dirty South