T-Pain: Stoicville

T-Pain premiered this song over at the Fader yesterday. He says its one of 127 songs he already has recorded off his forthcoming album, and it's an autotune-free, heartfelt beauty. » 11/07/14 7:00pm 11/07/14 7:00pm

T-Pain Betrays Auto-Tune

In a Machiavellian move of tech backstabbery, T-Pain has sworn off the use of Auto-Tune in favor of his own branded "T-Pain Effect" modulator. Will it be as good? His tones, as dulcet? Will he still buy you a drank? » 6/02/11 9:20pm 6/02/11 9:20pm

T-Pain Got a Facebook 'Like' Button Tattoo

Rapper T-Pain introduced this new tattoo he got in Hawaii with a tweet: "I think this ones pretty sweet, unless facebook shuts down soon 0_o". That's what the guy who tattooed MySpace's Tom on his back said in 2002. » 1/28/11 10:00pm 1/28/11 10:00pm

Booty Symphony for Android: Make Sweet Music With Big Booties

You know how you've had that urge to combine your love of mobile content creation with your appreciation for rotund hindquarterses? T-Pain has that urge too! His label, Nappy Boy, is addressing it with a new Android app: Booty Symphony. » 1/18/11 9:40pm 1/18/11 9:40pm

Toshiba Employs T-Pain for New Laptop Ad (Which is Thankfully Auto…

You may've seen a Toshiba ad on the gogglebox, starring T-Pain? This is the extended version, which just made me crack up with laughter. Expect to hear "megagigabyte, son!" become the new catchphrase (amongst nerdlingers, anyway). [YouTube via @Sonicbooom] » 11/22/10 12:40pm 11/22/10 12:40pm

I Am T-Pain Autotuner App Adds Video For iOS4

Maybe the best use of the front-facing camera I've seen yet comes from Smule's auto-tunetastic I Am T-Pain app. Because now, you can star in your own autotuned music video. It's pretty genius. » 6/24/10 7:20pm 6/24/10 7:20pm

Super Bowl Ads 2010: Lots of Chips and Beer, Light On Gadgets

Did you blink during the Super Bowl commercial breaks? Too bad if you did, because it means you may have missed the anemic number of gadget or tech-related commercials worth talking about tomorrow at the water cooler. But! Megan Fox! » 2/07/10 9:55pm 2/07/10 9:55pm

This Is What Happens When Apple Fanboys Start Rapping (NSFW)

Remember the original Mac or PC rap? Well, it looks like the guys behind it are back with another Apple-themed tune. This time it's a spoof of "I'm on a Boat," and it's unfortunately kinda catchy. (Heads up: NSFW lyrics.) » 12/28/09 7:00pm 12/28/09 7:00pm

I Am T-Pain App Version 1.1 Lets You Sing Over Your iTunes Library

The T-Pain app we love so much got an important update today: Singing over your iTunes library. Don't know about you, but I can't wait to croon with the Auto-Tune over Miley Cyrus and Party In the U.S.A. » 11/29/09 5:00pm 11/29/09 5:00pm

I am T-Pain iPhone App Is Auto-Tuning Genius

Smule, the guys who made Leaf Trombone and Ocarina, just ported Auto-Tune—the software T-Pain and Auto-Tune the news uses to make music gold—onto the iPhone. Holy crap is it awesome. » 9/04/09 12:00am 9/04/09 12:00am

The Secret of Auto-Tune: Kanye and T-Pain Are Not Good Singers

Auto-tuning, the practice of digitally "repairing" off-key vocal tracks, is more visibly prominent than ever. But it's even more ubiquitous than people realize, and some musicians and fans aren't happy about it. » 2/07/09 7:00pm 2/07/09 7:00pm