INTERVIEWSThree or More People Worried Birdman Will Release Mannie Fresh-Less Big Tymers Album

May 8, 2013 11:31 PM

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Today on MTV's RapFix Live, Cash Money boss Birdman told host Sway that he is preparing to put out new music by himself, Lil Wayne, and Drake under the Big Tymers moniker. When asked if Mannie Fresh — Cash Money's longtime but now exiled in-house producer and the driving creative force behind the Big Tymers, if not a large swath of Cash Money's output — would be involved in the project, Birdman replied in the negative. So, to summarize: There will soon be new Big Tymers music featuring two artists who were never in Big Tymers. (To be fair, Wayne was a frequent collaborator.)

This didn't sit well with the Internet, and for good reason. Very few musical legacies remain pure, but the Big Tymers — however small — have so far avoided embarrassment. The same can't be said for the group's individual members, freshman and senior: Wayne long ago dropped dignity as a factor in hi...

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