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T-Pain, ‘T-Wayne,’ and the Birth of Auto-Tune

Micah Peters sits down with hip-hop pioneer T-Pain to discuss the impromptu release of 'T-Wayne,' a project with Lil Wayne dating back to 2009

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The Ringer's Micah Peters sits down with hip-hop pioneer T-Pain to discuss the impromptu release of T-Wayne, a project with Lil Wayne dating back to 2009 (2:55), T-Pain's discovery of Auto-Tune (13:15), and how Auto-Tune creeped into mainstream hip-hop (17:15). Later, T-Pain shares his new and upcoming projects (30:48) and explains his new antisocial music mindset (34:35).