Faheem Rashad Najm is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer better known by his stage name T-Pain.
T-Pain popularised the creative use of the Auto-Tune pitch correction effect, which he used with extreme parameter settings to create distinctive vocal sounds throughout his career as a singer.
His success with the effect has influenced several other major artists, including rappers Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Future, and Travis Scott.
T-Pain founded his own vanity label imprint, Nappy Boy Entertainment, in 2005 after signing with singer Akon’s Konvict Muzik.
T-Pain Net Worth
Faheem Rasheed Najm, better known by his stage name T-Pain, is a $10 million dollar American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
“Rappa Ternt Sanga,” his debut album, was released in 2005. T-Pain is well known for using and popularising the creative use of Auto-Tune throughout his singing career.
Faheem Rashad Najm “T-Pain” was born on September 30, 1985, in Florida.
His stage name is a short nickname for “Tallahassee Pain,” and it was chosen because of the difficulties he faced while living there.
T-Pain grew up in a Muslim household and expressed disinterest in the religion’s concept.
He converted his bedroom into a music studio at the age of ten, where he made his first beats.
T-singing Pain’s ability was evident from the first notes of his breakout R&B single “I’m Sprung.”
The Tallahassee, Florida native rose to prominence as a rapper in the group ‘Nappy Headz.’ T-Pain later launched a solo career and went pro as ‘T-Pain.’
Akon, a well-known singer, heard what T-Pain had to offer and convinced him to sign with the Jive-backed Konvict Muzik label.
T-debut Pain’s single, ‘I’m ‘n Luv,’ was released in 2005, and the following year, the album ‘Rappa Ternt Sang,’ which followed up single ‘I’m ‘n Luv,’ also reached the Billboard charts.
Favorite Quotes from T-Pain
“My first automobile was an ’84 Ford Taurus.” It caught fire while I was changing the fuel pump, which was not good. I found dried leaves on the ground while attempting to replace the fuel pump. Don’t do it. Make it out of concrete.” – T-Pain
“Because I was broke.” That’s one of those things you go through—being hungry and powerless to stop it. It was difficult. It was a terrible situation. T-Pain was my nickname instead of T-Sucks. It was just a difficult situation. It just wasn’t enjoyable. That I will tell you. But, you know, standard struggle shit.” – T-Pa