T-Pain

Born 30 September 1985.
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T-Pain chats to Reggie about "5 O'Clock"

T-Pain phones into the Official Chart to find out where his latest single 5 O'Clock has charted.

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Biography

Faheem Rasheed Najm (born September 30, 1985), better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor. His debut album, Rappa Ternt Sanga, was released in 2005. In 2007, T-Pain released his second studio album Epiphany, which reached number one on the Billboard 200. His third studio album, Thr33 Ringz, was released in 2008. T-Pain has earned two Grammy Awards alongside artists Kanye West and Jamie Foxx.

T-Pain is the founder of the record label Nappy Boy Entertainment, established in 2005. Throughout his career as a singer, T-Pain is known for using and popularizing the Auto-Tune pitch correction effect. From 2006 to 2010, T-Pain was featured on more than 50 chart topping singles, his most successful feature to date was in Flo Rida's debut single "Low" which has since been certified 6x Platinum.

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  • Founded Nappy Boy

BBC Reviews

  1. Review of rEVOLVEr

    rEVOLVEr 2011

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    The Florida rapper’s having a blast on album four, regardless of who’s partying with him.
  2. Review of Thr33 Ringz

    Thr33 Ringz 2008

    Reviewed by Elle J Small
    To vocoder or not to vocoder, that is the question!