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Faheem Rashad Najm better known by his stage name T-Pain is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is known for popularizing creative use of the Auto-Tune pitch correction effect, often used with extreme parameter settings to create electronic-styled vocal performances. Blending this with contemporary R&B and hip hop sensibilities, his music became characterized by this distinction, with other music industry artists such as Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, and Future utilizing it to a similar effect. T-Pain began his recording career as part of the short-lived hip hop group Nappy Headz. In 2005, Outside of music, T-Pain founded the record label Nappy Boy Entertainment adapted from the namesake group in which he began recording and has signed rapper Travie McCoy to brief commercial success.

Birth Name

Faheem Rashad Najm

Nickname

Profession

Singer, Songwriter, and Record Producer

Genre

R&B, Hip- Hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Cinematic, Nappy Boy, Konvict, RCA, Jive

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

T-Pain was born on the 30th of September 1984, in Tallahassee, Florida, United States.

Age

He’s currently 39 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

Black

Religion

Islam

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Education

His educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • Father – Shasheem Najm
  • Mother – Aliyah Najm
  • Siblings – Hakim, Zakiyyah, A’pril

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

T-Pain has dated –

  • Amber Najm (née Wyatt) – Since 2003, T-Pain has been married to Amber Najm (née Wyatt). They have three children: one daughter, Lyriq, and two sons Muziq and Kaydnz Kodah (born May 2009).

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 9.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

T-Pain became known after appearing as a Grammy Award-winning rapper distinctive for his use of auto tune. In 2007, his album Epiphany reached number one on the Billboard 200. In 2019, he became the winner of the inaugural season of FOX’s The Masked Singer. His stage name is derived from the phrase, Tallahassee Pain, which he used to describe his childhood.

As a Singer

In 2004, T-Pain joined the rap group named Nappy Headz and shot to success, recording the cover of Akon’s popular song Locked Up. Akon was impressed and offered Pain a deal with his label, Konvict Muzik. However, the song had made Pain popular with other recording labels. Soon, he was offered many lucrative deals. Akon promised Pain a bright future ahead and also became his mentor. His debut album, Rappa Ternt Sanga, was released in December 2005. It peaked at the 33rd spot on the ‘Billboard 200’ chart. It sold 500 thousand units and was certified “gold” by the ‘Recording Industry Association of America’ (RIAA).

T-Pain Net worth

T-Pain has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2024.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About T-Pain

  • T-Pain was raised in a staunch Muslim family, he had no particular interest in the concept of religion when he was young.
  • Although T-Pain was interested in music ever since he was a child, he grew up in a family with below-average income. His parents could not afford quality music education for him.
  • When he finished high school, he became seriously interested in the prospect of becoming a musician. In 2004, His career started progressing when he was 19 years old.
  • In 2004, T-Pain joined the rap group named ‘Nappy Headz’ and shot to success, recording the cover of Akon’s popular song ‘Locked Up.’ Akon was impressed and offered Pain a deal with his label, ‘Konvict Muzik.’
  • However, the song had made Pain popular with other recording labels. Soon, he was offered many lucrative deals. Akon promised Pain a bright future ahead and also became his mentor.
  • His debut album, ‘Rappa Ternt Sanga,’ was released in December 2005. It peaked at the 33rd spot on the ‘Billboard 200’ chart. In December 2005, His debut album, ‘Rappa Ternt Sanga,’ was released. It peaked at the 33rd spot on the ‘Billboard 200’ chart.
  • In 2006, he established his own record label, ‘Nappy Boy Entertainment.’ Under this label, he released his third album, ‘Thr33 Ringz.’ The album was created in collaboration with stalwarts such as Rocco Valdes, Akon, and Lil Wayne.
  • Furthermore, he has produced and written material for other artists and voice acted in film and television such as Tom & Jerry, Freaknik: The Musical, The Cleveland Show, Squidbillies and We Bare Bears.
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