Jermaine Anthony Preyan (born July 28, 1982), better known by his stage name Mack Maine, is a record executive and rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. Mack Maine is signed to Young Money Entertainment, an imprint of Birdman's Universal Motown-distributed Cash Money Records, and is currently the president of the label. He is the co-founder of Kush Entertainment and has also founded his own label, Soothe Your Soul Records.

Early life and career

Jermaine Anthony Preyan was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He formed a friendship with Dwayne Carter aka Lil Wayne at the age of eleven. In 2003, he placed 16th out of a thousand contestants in a freestyle battle hosted by MTV; this, combined with a backstage performance at the 2004 BET Awards with Cassidy, led him to becoming a founding member of Young Money Entertainment with Lil Wayne in 2005. In 2008, Mack Maine appeared on the official remix of Lil Wayne's third single from Tha Carter III, "Got Money," and performed the song with Wayne on Saturday Night Live on September 14. At the 2008 Ozone Awards, he won the "Patiently Waiting: Louisiana" award.

In 2009, he performed with Lil Wayne on his "I Am Music" tour, performing every night in his own set, as well as mtvU's Spring Break 2009 concert. He also released a mixtape presented by Don Cannon entitled This Is Just a Mixtape, featuring appearances from Lil Wayne, Mistah Fab, Gorilla Zoe, Pleasure P, Rick Ross, Mystikal, and Soulja Slim. Mack Maine appears on the Young Money collaboration album, including the first single, "Every Girl". Along with Birdman, Slim, Cortez Bryant, and other past and present Cash Money artists, he starred in Lil Wayne's Behind the Music episode, which premiered September 11, 2009.

In March 2010, Mack Maine appeared with Snoop Dogg on T-Pain's single, "Ghetto Commandments." He also voiced one of Trap Jesus' gangsters in the Adult Swim special Freaknik: The Musical. Maine was also featured on the music video of Playaz Circle's Hit song with Lil Wayne, "Duffle Bag Boy". On March 17, 2013 Mack Maine released the music video for "Celebrate" featuring Lil Wayne and Talib Kweli.

Personal Life

Relationships and children

Mack Maine has one child; Isaiah William Clarence Robertson. Isaiah was born in on November 10, 2004 to mother Erin Robertson. Mack Maine and she met while she was in college studying at . There were rumors of their engagement and marriage, but those rumors have since been dispelled.

Legal issues

On September 16, 2013, Mack Maine was charged with sexual battery following an incident that occurred on August 22 during Lil Wayne's "Amerika's Most Wanted" tour. Allegedly Maine invited two women onto a tour bus and when they were on it, he put his hand down one woman's clothing, grabbing her breast without her consent. TMZ says the documents claim that when the women wanted to leave the bus, Maine reportedly held the door shut, and punched one of them in her face, breaking her jaw. On September 20, 2013, Mack Maine voluntarily turned himself in to Oklahoma County police, and was released on 9,000 dollar bond.


Compilation albums

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
We Are Young Money
  • Released: December 21, 2009 (US)
  • Label: Young Money, Cash Money, Universal Republic
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Rich Gang
  • Released: July 23, 2013 (US)
  • Label: Young Money, Cash Money, Republic
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Young Money: Rise of an Empire
  • Released: March 11, 2014 (US)
  • Label: Young Money, Cash Money, Republic
  • Formats: CD, digital download


  • 2006: Young Money, Vol. 1 (with Lil' Wayne, Curren$y, & Boo)
  • 2006: G-Series (with Curren$y)
  • 2008: Mack Maine BOBO 101
  • 2008: B!tch, I'm Mack Maine (Freestyle 102)
  • 2009: DJ Don Cannon Presents: This is Just a Mixtape
  • 2010: DJ Rockstar Presents: The Laxative
  • 2011: Billionaire Minds (with Birdman)
  • 2012: Don’t Let It Go Waste
  • 2013: Freestyle 102: No Pens or Pads
  • 2013: Food for Thought


As lead artist

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum


"Throw It Back"
(featuring Lil Wayne)
2009Maine 4 President
"All in One Swipe"
(featuring Rick Ross and Birdman)
(featuring Lil Wayne and Talib Kweli)
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

As featured artist

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum


"I Get Money"
(Birdman featuring Lil Wayne, Mack Maine and T-Pain)
2011Non-album singles
(Birdman featuring Mack Maine, Kendrick Lamar, Ace Hood and DJ Khaled)
"Dark Shades"
(Birdman featuring Lil Wayne and Mack Maine)
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

Guest appearances

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
TitleYearOther artist(s)Album
"Shovlin' Snow"2005Birdman, Currensy, Lil WayneFast Money
"Poppin them Bottles"2006Currensy, Lil WayneDedication 2
"Ridin wit the AK"
"I Know The Future"2007Lil WayneThe Drought Is Over 2 (The Carter 3 Sessions)
"Dedication 3"2008Lil Wayne, Gudda Gudda, Willie the KidDedication 3
"A Million Lights"2011DJ Khaled, Kevin Rudolf, Tyga, Jae Millz, Cory GunzWe the Best Forever
"As Da World Turns"2012Gudda Gudda, Lil WayneGuddaville 3
"Don't Pay 4 It"DJ Khaled, Wale, Tyga, Kirko BangzKiss the Ring
"Money to Make"2013Birdman, Rick RossThe H
"Feelat"Cory GunzDatz WTF I'm Talkin Bout

Awards and nominations

BET Awards

The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports and other fields of entertainment. The awards are presented annually and broadcasts live on BET.

2010Young MoneyBest New ArtistNominated
Best GroupWon
(Young Money featuring Lloyd)
Viewer's ChoiceNominated
2014Young MoneyBest GroupWon