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Weekly Music Video

Today it's Return of the Mack by Mark Morrison. He's a British singer, most well known for this single (Return of the Mack) and the album of the same name, both of which were released in 1996. Mark has been in and out of court due to various criminal charges and went to prison in 1997 but despite that he had a fairly successful career in the mid to late 90s. Other hits of his include Crazy, Trippin and Moan & Groan.

Mark re-launched his career in 1999 when he signed  to American record label Death Row Records and has since released another album called Innocent Man (2006). His latest album is I Am What I Am but I don't think it's actually been released. It was meant to come out this year. His latest single is N.A.N.G 2.0 feat. Crooked I & Shonie.

Return of the Mack was sampled by American rapper Mann for his single The Mack featuring Snoop Dogg and Iyaz in 2011. Check out the video here:

Visit Mark's official site here:


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