T-Pain News

  • Cover of T-Pain Announces New Gangsta Grillz Tape, "The Iron Way"
    Pain and Drama, two undeniably powerful forces, will be uniting in a big way later this year. That's right, before we get Stoicville from the one and only auto-tune phoenix, T-Pain, he'll be linking up with DJ Drama for a Gangsta Grillz tape by the name of The Iron Way.
  • Cover of Stream E-40's "Sharp On All 4 Corners 1 & 2"
    E-40 only announced his new album less than two months in advance, and now the Sharp On All 4 Corners 1 & 2 release date has arrived. You can stream the full two-disc project below, via Spotify.
  • Cover of T-Pain Announces "Drankin Patna" Tour
    T-Pain is prepared to heat up the summer with a headlining tour, "Drankin Patna" (named after this song), as announced today. Joining him on the 17-city tour are several up-and-comers, including Snootie Wild, Bando Jones, Rich Kidz and Mykell Vaughn.
  • Cover of T-Pain Thinks Hip-Hop Needs More "Original Content"
    It's been quite a while since T-Pain graced the Top 40 charts that used to seem like his second home, but the "Rappa-Ternt-Sanga" still thinks he's one of the most original artists the game has ever seen.
  • Cover of Blurred Lines: The Integration Of R&B In Hip-Hop
    In the '90s the rap and R&B scenes had really emerged in to their own distinctiveness. The R&B scene was dominated by acts like Jodeci, Mary J. Blige, Aaliyah, SWV, Ginuwine, Mariah Carey, Brandy and Monica and many many more.
  • Cover of Auto-Tune: Hip-Hop's Rejuvenation
    People do not like change. Music fans, especially. When the use of Auto-Tune exploded in the mid-2000s, many were skeptical. Today, many still are. Since its creation in 1997, Auto-Tune has crept its way into virtually every genre of music, most notably Hip-hop/R&B.
  • Cover of T-Pain Announces "I Am T-Pain" Tour
    T-Pain is ready to make a comeback. The pitch-corrected Rappa Ternt Sanga has an ambitious North American tour planned, which will hopefully be followed (or even preceded?) by his upcoming album, Stoicville: The Phoenix.
  • Cover of T-Pain Hates Homophobia In Rap, Mentions Frank Ocean & Macklemore
    In an interview with VladTV, T-Pain sat down and talked about the disparity between the emergence of "gay-friendly" acts in Hip-Hop, directly citing Frank Ocean and Macklemore, and his perception of Urban Music's reluctance to accomodate the LGBT community. Of this, T-Pain commented, saying:
  • Cover of T-Pain Claims Kanye West Wrote a Diss Record About Him During an "808s & Heartbreak" Session
     With Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreak album being influenced by auto-tune, it’s only fitting that in 2008 T-Pain was in the studio with 'Ye to help perfect their popular sound.
  • Cover of DJ Khaled, T Pain, Rick Ross & Cash Money Named In $100M Lawsuit
    The Batiste Brothers, a legendary New Orleans jazz group has issued a lawsuit against DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Ace Hood, T-Pain, Pitbull and Cash Money for an astonishing $100 million (eight zeros) for using their music, and lyrics in countless songs. 
  • Cover of T-Pain Reveals Car In "Bugatti" Video Was Actually His, Is Open To Collaborate With Future
  • Cover of Rocko Says T-Pain "Was Out Of Line" For Dissing Future
    Rocko has recently been subjected to a lot of attention regarding his song "U.O.E.N.O.", which Rick Ross spit some controversial lines over. The ATL rapper has now decided to weigh in on another, relatively less pressing controversy, which is T-Pain's recent critique of fellow auto-tune abuser, Future.
  • Cover of T-Pain and HNHH "Come And Get It" Remix Contest
  • Cover of T-Pain Says Future Writes Great Songs But Doesn't Understand Auto-Tune
    T-Pain is well-known for his use of auto-tune, and recently took to Instagram to throw some shots at fellow pitch-correction abuser Future. The rapper turnt singer poked fun at the Bugatti used in the video for the Ace Hood-helmed track that Future sings the hook on.
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