T-Pain Says He Was Depressed After Usher Said He ‘Fu**ed Up Music’
Written by B87FM on June 21, 2021
T-Ache is reflecting on a darkish interval in his life.
The “I Like Dat” rapper reveals that he grew to become depressed after Usher informed him he “fu**ed up music” whereas on a flight to the 2013 BET Awards.
“He was, like, ‘Man, I need to let you know one thing, man.’ He was like, ‘Man, you type of fu**ed up music,’” recalled an emotional T-Ache in a clip from Netflix’s upcoming sequence “This Is Pop” (by way of EW).
“I didn’t perceive. Usher was my buddy. He was like, ‘Nah, man, you actually fu**ed up music for actual singers,’” T-Ache mentioned.
He began to query whether or not Usher was proper. “Actually, at that time, I couldn’t pay attention. Is he proper? Did I f**okay up music?” requested T-Ache. “I used to be like, ‘What did I do? I got here out and I used Auto-Tune.’ He was like, ‘Yeah, you fu**ed it up.’ I’m like, ‘However I used it, I didn’t inform all people else to start out utilizing it.’”
T-Ache mentioned that second triggered what would turn into a four-year despair. “That’s the very second, and I don’t even suppose I noticed this for a very long time, however that’s the very second that began a four-year despair for me,” he mentioned.
Just a few years earlier, JAY-Z famously criticized the usage of Auto-Tune on “D.O.A. (Loss of life of Auto-Tune)” off his 2009 album The Blueprint 3.
T-Ache lately made headlines after he revealed that Nicki Minaj turned down a collaboration with him early on in her profession. “She was like, ‘Hey, I’m an artist too and I’m engaged on my shit, so ya know, child chill,’” he mentioned throughout an interview with “Desus & Mero.”