Faheem Rasheed Najm, who goes by his stage name T-Pain, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper
, record producer, and actor.
T-Pain is the founder of the record label Nappy Boy Entertainment, established in 2005.
Faheem Rasheed Najm
September 30, 1985 ( age
Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.
Amber Najm (m. 2003)
Kaydnz Kodah Najm, Lyriq Najm, Muziq Najm
Hip hop, R&B
Singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, actor
Vocals, keyboard, auto-tune
Akon, Chris Brown, DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Tay Dizm, Young Cash
T-Pain is credited with popularizing "Auto-Tuning" - the Auto-Tune pitch correction effect.
His name is short for "Tallahassee Pain" and was chosen because of the hardships he experienced while living there.