Bryan Christopher Williams is a record producer and entrepreneur who performs as a rap artist under the name Birdman. Born in New Orleans, he survived a troubled childhood and went on to achieve huge success with his label Cash Money Records. He had several hit albums with Mannie Fresh as the Big Tymers and with Lil Wayne. He has recorded with many other artists including Drake, Teena Marie, Rich Gang, Future, Mack Maine, Nicki Minaj, B.G., Juvenile, Clips, Ginuwine, DJ Khaled, Rick Ross and Swiss Beatz. His 2002 debut solo album titled 'Baby aka #1 Stunna', featuring Toni Braxton, Jermaine Dupri, Mannie Fresh and Cam'ron, reached number four on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart. 'Fast Money' (2005) went to number four, '5*Stunna' (2007) number three and 'Pricele$$' (2009) number six. His most recent release was 'Bigga Than Life' in 2011.