Mann (rapper)
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Mann Rapper
MANN
Dijon Shariff Thames
Born (1991-07-17) July 17, 1991 (age 27)
Origin
Genres West Coast hip hop
Rapper
2008-present
Labels Beluga Heights Records
Island Def Jam (former)
Peace Life Quality Recordings (current)
J. R. Rotem, 50 Cent, Jason Derülo, Sean Kingston, Iyaz, Snoop Dogg, T-Pain, Big Time Rush, Auburn, Dumbfoundead, Timati, Jetpack Jones
Website www.yumpdaniels.com

Dijon Shariff Thames (born July 17, 1991), better known by his stage name MANN, is an American hip-hop recording artist from West Los Angeles, California discovered by J.R. Rotem. He's perhaps best known for his singles "Buzzin" with 50 Cent and "The Mack" with Snoop Dogg and Iyaz.[1] Mann was formerly signed to Mercury Records, a division of The Island Def Jam Music Group. He founded, owns and operates the independent imprint Peace Life Quality Recordings, which is currently home to artists Tone Oliver and LanaaMak a.k.a. Goldie Locs.[2]

Since 2008, MANN has released four albums and six mixtapes, having collaborated with the likes of 50 Cent, Ty Dolla $ign, Skeme, Shawn Chrystopher, Jason Derulo, Audio Push, Kid Ink, Kram D, Jermaine Dupri, T-Pain, Travis Porter, Trev Case, Clyde Carson, Dizzy Wright, Matik, Kendrick Lamar, DJ Quik, Frank Ocean, Kevo Da Kid, A2TheK, Ymtk, Buddy, Bobby Brackins, Problem, Casey Veggies, Jetpack Jones, Raymancfc and more.[3]

MANN's latest album dropped on the June 24, 2014.[4]

Early life

Thames grew up in Los Angeles, and attended Alexander Hamilton High School.

Discography

Studio albums

EPs

  • Fairfax & Pico (2017)

Independent albums

  • "West LA Diaries Vol. 1: Vintage Cutz (2010)
  • "West LA Diaries Vol. 2: Near Life Experience (2011)
  • West LA Diaries Vol. 3: Birthday Philosophy (2011)

Official mixtapes

  • Tell A Friend (2011)
  • The Re-Introduction (2012)
  • FMOV: Freshmann On Varsity (2012)
  • The L.I.S.A. EP (2013)
  • The Expansion Tape (2013)

Singles

As lead artist

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[5]
US R&B
[6]
US Rap
[7]
AUS
[8]
IRE
[9]
SCO
[10]
UK
[11]
"Ghetto Girl"
(featuring Sean Kingston)
2008 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Non-album single
"Text"
(featuring Jason Derülo)
2010 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Mann's World
"Buzzin'" (Remix)
(featuring 50 Cent)
61 70 13 -- 20 8 6
"The Mack"
(featuring Snoop Dogg and Iyaz)
2011 -- -- -- 68 -- 36 28
"Bend Ya"
(featuring Kendrick Lamar and Frank Ocean)
2013 - - - - - - -
"--" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist

List of singles, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[5]
US R&B
[6]
US Rap
[7]
AUS
[8]
IRE
[9]
SCO
[10]
UK
[11]
"Music Sounds Better with U"
(Big Time Rush featuring Mann)
2011 26 -- -- -- -- -- 61 Elevate
"Dance With You"
(Lucien featuring Mann)
2012 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Non-album singles
"Dominoes"
(Jess Wright featuring Mann)
2013 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
"--" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

Guest appearances

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Crew Party" 2012 YMTK, Symba N/A
"Nineties" Audio Push Inland Empire
"Cat Daddy" (Remix) The Rejectz, Tyga, Dorrough, Chamillionaire N/A
"Get Money" Timati, Mims SWAGG

References

  1. ^ Mann interview by Pete Lewis, 'Blues & Soul' May 2011. Bluesandsoul.com. Retrieved on 2011-07-29.
  2. ^ "Home". Retrieved 2015. 
  3. ^ "Mann". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 2015. 
  4. ^ HipHopDX (17 June 2013). "Mann Discusses His Top Albums". HipHopDX. Retrieved 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Mann Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Mann Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2011. 
  7. ^ a b Rap Songs. Billboard.com. Retrieved on 2011-07-29.
  8. ^ a b "Chartifacts - Week Commencing: 1st August 2011". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 2011. 
  9. ^ a b >> IRMA << Irish Charts - Singles, Albums & Compilations >> Archived 2011-12-01 at WebCite. Irma.ie (2011-07-21). Retrieved on 2011-07-29.
  10. ^ a b "Official Scottish Singles Chart Top 100". Archived from the original on 13 September 2012. Retrieved 2015. 
  11. ^ a b Archive Chart. Theofficialcharts.com (2011-04-16). Retrieved on 2011-07-29.

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