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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. He began his career as a rapper in the group Nappy Headz. In 2005, he became a singer and released his debut album "Rappa Ternt Sanga". Throughout his career as a singer, T-Pain has extensively used the Auto-Tune pitch correction effect. Since the release of his debut album, T-Pain has produced numerous hits of his own and for other rappers and R&B singers. In 2008, he won a Grammy with rapper Kanye West for the single "Good Life". In 2010, he won another Grammy with Jamie Foxx for the single "Blame It". T-Pain is also the founder of the record label Nappy Boy Entertainment, established in 2005.
November 4, 2010
T-Pain has hit back at critics who have panned his cover of Michael Jackson's 1983 hit 'P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing)'. The rapper's version, which features auto-tune, has been included on a new covers album curated by Quincy Jones. Read more
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