Big Tymers are a hip hop duo from New Orleans, Louisiana, consisting of Cash
Money Records co-founder Birdman and former Cash Money in-house
producer Mannie Fresh.
Their album Hood Rich
topped the Billboard 200
The duo recorded their first record How You Luv That
1998 featuring all of the rappers on Cash Money Records including
B.G. and Juvenile
. How You Luv
reached a peak of #25 of the R&B/hip hop chart and
the lower reaches of the Billboard 200. The remixed version How
You Luv That Vol. 2
almost reached the top 100 of the
Billboard album chart and reached the top 20 of the Billboard
r&b and hip hop chart.
Their second album I Got That Work
released in 2000
reached the top 5 of the US album chart and topped the US
R&B/hip hop chart. This album spawned two big hits in "Get Your
Roll On" and "#1 Stunna" reaching the top 30 on the R&B singles
released in 2002 topped both the US album and
R&B charts. "Still Fly" from the album reached the top 20 on
the R&B singles charts and #11 on the pop charts. "Oh Yeah"
reached the top 50 of the Billboard Hot 100 and the top 30 of the
R&B/hip hop charts.
Big Money Heavyweight
in 2003 was not as successful
reaching #21 on the album charts and top ten in the R&B charts.
A remix album made the lower reaches of the r&b/hip hop charts
in 2004. "Gangsta Girl" from the album made the lower reaches of
the Billboard Hot 100 and the top 40 of the r&b charts.
In 2005, It was announced that Mannie Fresh was leaving Cash Money Records
and signing with
Def Jam Records
. His departure has
left the duo's future in question.