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. He founded, owns and operates the independent imprint Peace Life Quality Recordings, which is currently home to artists Tone Oliver and BEeFF. 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. MANN is currently working on his latest studio album, titled The Grey Area, which is slated to drop for free in 2014.