Throwback Thursday: Mario Winans ft. Enya and P. Diddy ‘I Don’t Wanna Know’ [VIDEO]
Mario Winans is the son of gospel singer, Vickie Winans and her first husband Bishop Ronald Brown.
Mario learned piano, keyboards, and drums as a kid in Detroit.
He began producing gospel music right after high school for many big names, including members of the Winans gospel family.
‘I Don’t Wanna Know’ was the first single off of his second album and it blew up. It reached #2 on the Billboard chart in 2004.
He had to give Enya credit due to unknowingly using a sample of hers.
As producer and songwriter, Mario Winans has worked with Diddy, The Notorious B.I.G., Lil’ Kim, Faith Evans, Loon, Black Rob, 112, Destiny’s Child, Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Tamia, and Brian McKnight. Just to name a few.
Most recently he produced Diddy Dirt Money’s album, ‘Last Train to Paris’ and Trey Songz ‘Can’t Be Friends’ in 2010.