Mannie Fresh On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Mannie Fresh On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli,” Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with legendary New Orleans DJ, producer, rapper:


Below are just a few of the topics covered with a man that owns the legacy as an integral part of what would become the New Orleans hip hop signature sound.

They talk about….

  • New Orleans’ rich history of music and how that inspired Mannie.
  • Mannie’s mother being a teacher and his father being a New Orleans DJ legend in his own right.
  • Forming one of the first New Orleans hip hop crews with ‘New York Incorporated’.
  • His long-time friendship with renowned musician Trombone Shorty.
  • Manny’s work with Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce.
  • The humble beginnings of Cash Money Records.
  • Juvenile and his incredible freestyle abilities.
  • Cash Money’s defining moment with ‘Back That Azz Up’.
  • Lil’ Wayne and his evolution into a lyrical juggernaut.
  • The criticism of Cash Money and their bling brand of hip hop.
  • The recent Verzuz battle with Scott Storch and the backlash that followed.

All this and much more as they delve deeply into Cash Money Records and New Orleans hip-hop history.

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