Mannie Fresh Praises "Marketing Genius" Birdman Over Blueface Signing
Birdman has develop into considerably of a divisive determine within the present narrative, together with his remedy of Lil Wayne‘s Carter V doing him no favors. Yet the person is liable for launching the Cash Money empire, and for that has cemented a everlasting place within the annals of hip-hop historical past. During the rise of the Cash Money motion, Birdman was joined by a key participant in creating their signature sound – producer Mannie Fresh. Responsible for crafting no scarcity of bangers, together with lots of Lil Wayne’s best tracks, Fresh has lately sat down with the folks at XXL for an in depth reflection on the present state of affairs.
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While Fresh covers a wide range of matters, one attention-grabbing second arises when the producer is requested about Birdman’s newest signee, theoneand solely Blueface. “I’m a fan of music usually and I’m a DJ. That’s one of many hottest songs proper now. That’s one of many go-to songs. You gotta play that tune,” admits Mannie, referring to “Thotiana.” “You can’t be any individual that’s bias to some shit or no matter. I’ve all the time been that means. Even once I was going by means of no matter with Cash Money, if it was a cool tune I nonetheless performed it.”
Insofar as Birdman is anxious, Fresh is able to give credit score the place credit score is due. “You have to provide Baby his credit score. He is a advertising and marketing genius,” says Mannie. “He is aware of the way to discover shit that occurs that folks wish to hear. No matter what’s happening with him, Cash Money finds one thing. You can’t take that away from him.”
For extra from the legendary beatmaker, try the total interview right here.
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