T-Pain ‘Stopped Taking Credit’ For The Country Songs He’s Written Due To The ‘Racism That Comes’ w/ His Name Being Attached To The Projects: ‘I’ll Just Take The Check’
As long as the check clears T-Pain is good!
During a recently shared TikTok video, the 2x Grammy-Award-winning artist revealed that he’s successful in more genres of music than just hip-hop and contemporary R&B, but the public may be unaware because he purposely leaves his name off of some of his projects.
In a post shared with his 4.1 million followers on the short-form video app, T-Pain says,
“Good music is good music, I don’t give a f*ck where it comes from or what style it come in. All the people I know, like, feel like it’s not cool to listen to other genres of music.”
T-Pain has been a part of the music industry since 1999 when he first appeared on the scene as a member of the former hip-hop group Nappy Headz. However, it was his 2005 single, “I’m Sprung” from his debut album “Rappa Ternt Sanga” that really catapulted his stardom to an entirely new level. Since then, he has gone on to popularize the use of the auto-tune effect, launch his own record label, secure several awards, and become a successful writer for a lot of well-known artists, including country music stars!
In his recent TikTok video, T-Pain reveals,
“Country music is where I get all my harmonies, country and gospel music. That’s where all my harmonies come from.”
He continues, sharing why he doesn’t want to be publicly recognized for the country songs he’s written.
“I done wrote a lot of country songs. Stopped taking credit for it because as cool as it is to see your name in those credits and sh*t like that, the racism that comes after it is just like … I’ll just take the check, don’t put me on that sh*t. I’ll just take the check, bro, never mind, dude.”
It’s cool for people to make and enjoy all types of music. Good music is good music
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