Today September 30 it’ all about one of the most influential rap stars of all time, known for popularizing the Auto-Tune, he’s none other than Faheem Rashad Najm aka T-Pain!
The American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida has an amazing array of hit songs under his belt; hit singles as “Bartender” , “Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin’)”, “I’m Sprung”, “I’m N Luv (Wit A Stripper)” and many others.
The founder of record label imprint Nappy Boy Entertainment, established in 2005 he became known for his use of Auto-Tune in his album Epiphany, which reached number one on the Billboard 200 in 2007 and received massive reception all over the globe.
He collaborated with Lil Wayne on “Got Money” in 2008. and his auto-tuned voice was featured on the hit song “I’m on a Boat” in 2009, and was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rap Collaboration.
As a young child, T-Pain was raised Muslim, the religion from which he coined his stage name – “Tallahassee Pain.”
He married Amber Najm in 2003 and the couple had three children together.
With success, fame and mega cash rolling in big time, T-Pain has no doubt achieved a lot for a 31 year old.
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