Why T-Pain At Electric Forest Could End Up Being The Sleeper Hit Of 2019

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Just this week, Electric Forest finally released their full lineup. The festival also explained its decision to scale down to take place over only one weekend in 2019. The lineup was the perfect example of what Forest has become synonymous with – quality electronic music, some of the best jam and funk in the world,

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T-Pain scours Twitter to find future bass producer for new album, eager responses ensue

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T-Pain scours Twitter to find future bass producer for new album, eager responses ensueT Pain Future Bass

T-Pain is creating a new album and wants to modernize his sound, so the auto-tuned voice of a generation took to Twitter to find himself a future bass producer. The hip-hop artist recently released a compilation mixtape, Everything Must GoVol. 2.

This, of course, caused a stir of responses from big hitters who’ve dabbled in future bass production such as Whethan, TroyBoi, Giraffage, and more. ETC!ETC! offered to produce a moombahton track on his behalf, and San Holo looked inward for spiritual guidance.

Teddy Pain later clarified, giving an example of Louis The Child to which the duo from Chicago expressed interested in collaborating.

DJ Nitti Gritti seemed to have secured a positive response from the hip-hop legend as well. Now, the electronic community simply has to sit and wait for this dream crossover to reach our speakers.

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Pop Radio’s Love Affair With White Rappers Continues Apace

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“Let You Down” begins with plaintive minor-key piano chords and a trembling vocal run through that omnipresent chipmunk effect, the wildly popular pitched-up modulation that makes the human voice sound slightly alien. The singer intones, “All these voices in my head get loud/ I wish that I could shut them out/ I’m sorry that I … More »

Post Malone’s “Rockstar” Originally Featured T-Pain And Joey Bada$$

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A version of Post Malone’s inescapable hit “Rockstar” featuring Joey Bada$$ and T-Pain leaked this week. According to Bada$$ and T-Pain, the track isn’t a remix, but the original version of the single. More »

Diplo’s got a Kanye West story and it’s pretty epic

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Diplo recently shared his best Kanye West story in a new TBS Storyville special. The clip offers a look into West’s Watch The Throne sessions where Ye and Jay-Z reportedly rented out the Mercer Hotel out in New York.

“Because that’s what you do when you’re Kanye West,” the producer proclaimed.

Despite knowing Ye for near 20 years, in the clip, Diplo recalls one of his most memorable run-ins with the artist. After getting a text from West to come down to the Mercer, he sat Diplo down with another producer to co-produce a song. Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen stopped by, T-Pain dropped in, and Kim Kardashian — who Ye had yet to marry at the time — also made an appearance.

And while Diplo didn’t make the final cut of the album, he did witness something pretty spectacular before he left. “Kanye came back, he opens the door… and he says, ‘Guys, I’m gonna marry Kim Kardashian, I’m gonna be president one day, and I’m gonna be a fashion designer.’” So far, two out of three have come true. If things go as planned it seems Kanye may have a predilection for telling the future…

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Smino and T-Pain drop video for “Anita (Remix)”

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It’s 1997 again. After breathing new life into his blkswn standout cut, Smi links with T-Pain again for the video treatment, and …

T-Pain Sues Cash Money Records For $500K In Unpaid Royalties

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T-Pain’s record label Nappy Boy Entertainment is reportedly suing Universal Music Group’s Cash Money Records for unpaid royalties, specifically from Lil Wayne’s albums Tha Carter III (2008) and Tha Carter IV (2011). According to TMZ, T-Pain claims that he and Nappy Boy signee Young Fyre are owed more than $500,000 for their work … More »

T-Pain and Bad Royale join forces for ‘Do Wrong’

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T-Pain has become yet another auto-tuned pop icon to enter into the EDM world, joining peers like Akon, Lil’ Jon, and more. This time, the “I’m Sprung” singer provided unreleased vocals for songs titled “Do Wrong” and In The Air” to the fledlging imprint Dubset for a plethora of established bass acts to work them into a raucous mixture of tracks that will please the entirety of their intended audience.

Bad Royale was one such act to get their hands on the vocals, working T-Pain’s piece “Do Wrong” into a smooth trap concoction complete with a dynamic drop, a thick bass-line, and robotic synths galore. Though seemingly meant for the festival dance-floor, T-Pain’s scandalous vocals soften the edges a bit of Bad Royale’s take, making it a good listen for virtually any setting that will accomplish its goal of amplifying a festive mood.

 

 

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T-Pain pairs with Crankdat, Bad Royale, UZ, & Trouze for first Dubset label release

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T-Pain, best known for multi-platinum hits like “Buy U A Drank,” “Bartender”, “Good Life” and “I’m On A Boat,” has never shied away from innovation. First popularizing auto-tune, then going acoustic on NPR Tiny Desk, and now offering up unreleased vocal samples for a collaboration with Dubset.

Dubset, which delivers mixes and unofficial remixes to streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music, reached out to its community of producers with the opportunity to produce their own take on the T-Pain vocals.

“I thought it would be a great way to get some never released a capellas into the hands of some dope producers/remixers,” said T-Pain.

Featured artists CrankdatBad RoyaleUZ, and Trouze all came through with their unique versions of the a capellas from “In the Air” or “Do Wrong.” Unlike official remixes, where artists typically only get a flat fee, these releases will pay all three parties: T-Pain, the producer, and the label.

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Crankdat Teams Up With T-Pain In New Unexpected Collaborative Single

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Crankdat has enjoyed one hell of a year in 2017. This time last year Crankdat was not a name that many were familiar with, but after a year of successful remixes and original productions Crankdat has found his way in the hearts and souls of millions of adoring fans. Today he has teamed up with

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