"Return of the Mack" is a song written and recorded by English R&B artist Mark Morrison. It was released in United Kingdom in March 1996 and reached the number one on the UK Singles Chart a month later. It reached number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in early summer 1997 for one week, kept from number one by Hanson's "MMMBop", and went platinum.
American hip-hop/rap artist Mann released a cover version of the song, featuring vocals from Snoop Dogg and Iyaz. The single was released in the United Kingdom on 23 May 2011 as a digital download. The Music Video premiered on Mann's YouTube Channel on 28 June. It was released in the United States on 5 July 2011.
A music video to accompany the release of "The Mack" was first released onto YouTube on 28 June 2011 at a total length of three minutes and fifty-five seconds. It features Mann, Iyaz and Snoop Dogg, at a pool party that starts off in the day into the night and they are surrounded by women.
Lewis Corner of Digital Spy gave the song a positive review stating, "I'm tryin' to bag a chick from a centerfold and I'm tryin' burn bread like it's finna be toast," the pint-sized rapper curiously explains between an instantly recognisable chorus that samples Mark Morrison's '96 classic 'Return Of The Mack' - the robotic tones courtesy of Iyaz. "Mann, he was buzzed, and he's on my level, Snoop fo shizzles as he continues to heap praise on the rising star. With such an endorsement, that ever-tricky second single shouldn't be an issue for long". rewarding it three of five stars.
In 2012 Return of the Mack was sampled again in a song by Trae Tha Truth called "I'm On" which samples the opening vocals from Return of the mack and features MDMA, Lupe Fiasco, Big Boi, Wale & Wiz Khalifa. And in June 2012, He made a remix called "I'm On 2.0"