Mann (rapper)

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MANN
Birth name Dijon Shariff Thames
Born (1991-07-17) July 17, 1991 (age 23)
Origin West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres West Coast Hip-Hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2008–present
Labels Beluga Heights Records
Island Def Jam (former)
Peace Life Quality Recordings (current)
Associated acts J. R. Rotem, 50 Cent, Jason Derülo, Sean Kingston, Iyaz, Snoop Dogg, T-Pain, Big Time Rush, Auburn, Dumbfoundead, Timati
Website www.yumpdaniels.com

Dijon Shariff Thames, 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] He founded, owns and operates the independent imprint Peace Life Quality Recordings, which is currently home to artists Tone Oliver and BEeFF.[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 Chase, Clyde Carson, Dizzy Wright, Matik, Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, Kevo Da Kid, A2TheK, YMTK, Buddy, Bobby Brackins, Problem, Casey Veggies, Jetpack Jones and more.[3]

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

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Independent albums[edit]

  • "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[edit]

  • 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[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

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[edit]

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
[12]
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[edit]

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[edit]

  1. ^ Mann interview by Pete Lewis, 'Blues & Soul' May 2011. Bluesandsoul.com. Retrieved on 2011-07-29.
  2. ^ http://thepeacelife.com/
  3. ^ http://www.hotnewhiphop.com/Mann/profile/
  4. ^ http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.24282/title.mann-discusses-his-top-albums
  5. ^ a b "Mann Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved June 23, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Mann Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved June 23, 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 7 August 2011. 
  9. ^ >> IRMA << Irish Charts - Singles, Albums & Compilations >>. Irma.ie (2011-07-21). Retrieved on 2011-07-29.
  10. ^ a b http://www.theofficialcharts.com/archive-chart/_/22/2011-04-16
  11. ^ a b Archive Chart. Theofficialcharts.com (2011-04-16). Retrieved on 2011-07-29.
  12. ^ >> IRMA << Irish Charts - Singles, Albums & Compilations >>. Irma.ie (2011-07-21). Retrieved on 2011-07-29.

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