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Stream T-Pain’s New Mixtape, ‘The Iron Way’

T-Pain just dropped his new mixtape, The Iron Way, which he made with DJ Drama. The Auto-Tune master's 20-track tape has features from Lil' Wayne,…
James Grebey / March 27, 2015

T-Pain Recruits Lil Boosie for Meta ‘Up Down’ Remix

With apologies to Cher's "Believe," T-Pain is the godfather of the bubbly Auto-Tune warble that has become omnipresent thanks to successors like SPIN cover star…
Marc Hogan / May 14, 2014

Hear T-Pain Rescue the Lonely Island’s One-Note ‘I F—ked My Aunt’

T-Pain's cyborg cry, once an inescapable part of the pop landscape, has rarely sounded so refreshing. The Auto-Tune crooner guests on the latest track from…
Marc Hogan / May 15, 2013

Lil Wayne ‘Baked’ Up Two New Collabos and One Dumb Tattoo

So that's Lil Wayne's new face tattoo — the one that says "BAKED" — consider yourself enlightened, thanks to LilWayneHQ. Despite our initial theories, the,…
Chris Martins / January 2, 2013

No Trivia’s Top 50 (Mostly Rap) Songs of 2012’s Second Half

Not sure what happened here, folks, but I really wandered into my own world this second half of the year! No radio hits unless Chinx…
Brandon Soderberg / December 14, 2012

Rap Release of the Week: T-Pain’s Charming, Sloppy ‘Stoic’

Seems like we're actually entering an era of restrained, sophisticated, and strange R&B. Frank Ocean is turning Stevie Wonder's subtle moves on Journey Through the…
Brandon Soderberg / October 5, 2012

10 T-Pain Factoids We Learned Watching ‘Behind the Music’

Can we buy you a drank? Last night, T-Pain starred in his own episode of Behind the Music, VH1's long-running series documenting pop stars' offstage…
Marc Hogan / March 30, 2012

Watch T-Pain Sing With Wiz Khalifa, Lily Allen

In early September, a new T-Pain song featuring Wiz Khalifa and Lily Allen surfaced on the Web. Now there's a video for the track, titled…
Marc Hogan / September 30, 2011

Inside the Mind of the Dirty South

Ben Westhoff's Dirty South: OutKast, Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy, and the Southern Rappers Who Reinvented Hip-Hop is the kind of patient, considered music book that…
Brandon Soderberg / June 24, 2011

Lil Wayne, Eminem, Barker to Perform at Grammys

Two unique collaborations between hip-hop acts and rock stars are among the last-minute additions to this Sunday's Grammy broadcast, airing at 8 P.M. EST on…
Kelsey Paine / January 28, 2010

David Bowie’s Spider, Will.i.Am’s Football Career

Here's some of the strangest music news to hit the Internet this week:…
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2009

Watch: Taylor Swift Raps with T-Pain!?!

Do you ever feel like all of the action happens at the awards shows you don't watch?
Melissa Goldstein / June 17, 2009

Rock Stars Benefit from Obama Stimulus Plan!

Given all the new beneficiaries of President Obama's economic stimulus package -- first-time home-buyers, small business owners, unemployed bloggers -- the American rock music industry…
Ellen Carpenter / February 24, 2009

Death Cab Wage War Against Auto-Tune

Maybe we're not giving them enough credit (who knows what crazy gun show is happening underneath those fancy suits), but frankly, we're skeptical about the…
Melissa Goldstein / February 10, 2009

Strokes Singer, T-Pain, Norah Jones on ‘SNL’ Album

Hey, viral video fanatics: Enjoy recent Saturday Night Live digital shorts "Dick In A Box", "Lazy Sunday," and, uh, "Jizz In My Pants"? Do you…
Larry Fitzmaurice / December 9, 2008

SPIN.com’s Best of the Week, November 10-16

It was a baffling week, one filled with plenty of love and hate. For a little help understanding we turned to the stars.
SPIN Staff / November 15, 2008

T-Pain, Busta, Luda, and Diddy Throw Down in NYC

Monday night T-Pain brought his hip-hop circus to New York City for a MySpace Music Release Show, celebrating the arrival of his much-anticipated third album,…
Diana Pastrana / November 11, 2008

Ryan Adams, Oasis: The Musical Feuds End!

Everyone takes notice when music heavyweights start talking smack. But what about when those trash talkers decide to play nice? Below, a recent collection of…
Melissa Goldstein / November 11, 2008

New Albums from Los Campesinos!, T-Pain, Love Is All, and More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today: Los Campesinos!, We Are Beautiful, We Are DoomedRelentlessly high-strung indie poppers…
SPIN Staff / November 11, 2008

The Inquisition: T-Pain

In 2005, Faheem Najm (a.k.a. T-Pain) descended on the scene armed with a quavering robo-tenor, audacious top hats, and an endless supply of lyrics about…
John Sellers / October 23, 2008
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