T- Pain is an American singer, song writer, rapper and record producer, his real and full name is Faheem Rasheed Najim but he is better known by his stage name T-pain. This American singer was born on 30 September, 1985 at Tallahasse, Florida, US. He is presently 33 years old
People also called him Teddy Pendarazdoun or Teddy Verseti. His genre of music is Hip Hop/R&B. he is also a vocalist who plays keyboard and beat drums.
He is associated with other artist like Kanye West, Chris Brown, Alcon, Bow Wow, e-40, Lil Wayne, Flo Rida, Tay Dizm, Rick Ross, And Trvie Mc Coy, Bird Man, R.Kelly, T.I, DJ Khaled, Faboulous, Jermaine Dupri, Ace Hood, Twista, Lidacris, Busta Rymes, Sean Paul, Pit Bull, Lil kim Wisin& Yande, Nelly, 50 Cent, Wale, Meek Mill, Lil John, Benassi, Baby Bash and many others.
His short name (T-Pain) was Tallahasse pain and was named this because of the hardship he experience while living in Tallahesse.
T- Pain was born and brought up in a Muslim house hold, but he has no interest in religion. At the age of 3 years he got his taste of music business when a family friend (gospel jazz artist/ producer) Ben Tankara allowed him to spend time and twist the knob with him. Then at the age of 10 years, he turned his bedroom to a music studio using a keyboard, a beat machine and a four tracker recorder.
He joined a rap group nappy headz in 2004 and he was signed by Akon to Konvict Muzik.
FAMILY, Marriage and Children
Faheem Rasheed Najim got married to Amber Najim 2003 and they are blessed with three children (1 daughter and 2 sons) daughter Lyriq and son Muziq and Kaydnz Kodah
T-Pain released his first album “ rappa ternt sanga” on Dec 6. 2005 and it reached number of 33 on the US bill board 200 chart with some hit singers like: I’m sprung”, “ I’m luv” featuring Mike Jones and “ studio love”
He released his second album in 2007-2008 titled “Epiphany”. The album is titled “epiphany”. Because of his understanding of the word which means “a sudden moment of insight or revelation” and to him (T-Pain) the title “epiphany”. Signifies the moment he realized that he can make the best music on his own and not depend or focus so hard on other people’s formula. The album include some singles like “buy u a drank” featuring Young Joc “Bartender” “Church” and others. The album sold 171000 records in it first week of release which reached number one on the bill board (US) 200.
Tallahasse-Pain released another album in 2007-2009 titled “Three Ringz” (Nov 11,2008). The album sold 168,000 records in its first week of release and reached number 4 on the US billboard 200 chart. The album include single like “can’t believe it” featuring Lil Wayne, “chopped n’ skrewed” featuring Ludacris.
His fourth album “rELVOLVEr” 2005-2012 (Dec 2011). The album include single like “ take your shirt off”, “ reverse cowgirl” featuring Young Joc, “5’0 clock”, “ turn all light on” and many more. The album reached number 21 on the Australian Urban Album Charts number 5 on German Newcomer chart, number 49 on Jepanese album chart, number 26 on UK R&B album chart, number 28 on US billboard 200 chart and number 7 on Us top R&B/HipHop albums.
T-pain released his fifth studio alblum in 2013 to 2017 titled “oblivion” (Nov 17, 2017) where he featured some hit singles like “up down (do this all day)” which is produced by DJ Mustard and featuring B.O.B, “Drakan patna” among others. The album reached number 15 on the US bill board 200 chart.
Tallahassee-pain and Lil wayne formed the duo T-wayne in 2008. The duo released a self-title mix tape 2008. their debut album was going to be released in 2009 but failed.
Faheen Rasheed Najm (T-pain) featured in some hit singles like “I’m flirt” (remix) by P.kelly with T.I
“Outta my system” by Bow Wow
“Baby don’t go” by Fabulous
“I’m so hood” by DJ Khaled with other rappers
“Shawty” by Plies
“Kiss Kiss” by Flo Rida
“Good life” by Kanye West and many more
In 2004, he continued to features in numerous rap styles which include “she got it” by 2 Pistols
“Go girl” by Ciara
“The boss” by Rick Ross
“ Cash flow” by lil mama
“One more drinks” by Ludacris
“Go hard” by DJ Khaled with kanye west.
T-Pain as he is known, won and was nominated for so many awards organized by different organization which include:
American music awards
2007- favorite male artist
2009-Best male artist R&B artist
2009-Best collaboration “blame it” with Jamie Foxx
2009-Viewers choice “can’t believe it” with Lil wayne
2008-Best collaboration “Kiss Kiss” with Chris Brown
2008- Best collaboration “low” with Flo Rida
2008- Viewers choice “kiss kiss” with Chris Brown
2008- Best collaboration “Good life” with Kanye west
2008- Video of the year “Good life” with Kanye west
BET Hip-hop awards
2009-producer of the year
2008-Best ringtone ‘low” with Flo Rida
2008-Best HiP Hop video “Good life” with Kanye west
2008-Best HiP Hop collaboration “low” with Flo Rida
2008- Best collaboration “Good life” with kanye west
2008-track of the year “Good life” with kanye west
“Bartender” featuring Akon -Best R&B R & B performance by duo group with vocals (nominated)
“Good life” with Kanye west best rap (won)
“Kiss kiss” with chris brown best rap song collaborating (nominated)
“Got money” with lil wyane best song collaborating (nominated)
“Low” with Flo Rida best rap song (nominated)
The carter iii” featuring artist and producer album of year (nominated)
“I am on boat” with the lonely stand best rap and collaboration (nominated)
“ blame it” with Jamie foxx best r&b performance by due group with vocals (won)
“three rings” best temporary R&B album (nominated)
Nickelodeon kids choice award
2009,favourite male singer (nominated)
Ozone music awards
2008, tj’s djs hustler of the year ( nominated)
2008, club ranger of the year (I’m so hood) with dj khaled, frick daddy, rick ross &plies (nominated)
2008, club danger of the year (“low”) with florida (nominated)
2008, best rap R&B collaboration (“she got it”) with 2 pistols and toy dizm (nominated)
2002, best R&B artist (nominated)
2008, best dj’s dj’s taste maker award (won)
2008, best male R&B artist (won)
2007, best rap R&B collaboration (“buy u a draw”)(shawty snappi) (remix) with twista pimpc, pall wall, r yelly, mjg and too short.
MTV video awards
2008, best hiphop video (“low”) with flo rida (nominated)
2008, best male video (“low”) with florida (nominated)
People’s choice awards
2007, monster single of the year “ buy a drank (shawty snappin) featuring young joc (nominated)
People’s choice awards
2008, favourite hip hop song “ low with florida (won)
2008, favorites hip hop song “ good life” with kanye west (nominated)
Teen choice awards
2008, choice hook up: flo rida featuring t- pain “low” (nominated)
2008, choice music: R&B artist t- pain ( nominated)
2008, choice music: rap/R&B track-lil wayne featuring chris brown & t-pain “shawty get loose” (none)
2007, best R&B artist (nominated)
2007, best collaboration (“buy a drank”) (shawty snappin) with yung juc (nominated)
2007, song of the year (buy you a drank”) (shawty snappin) with youg joc (nominated)
T Pain has a net worth of $35 million dollars with many expensive and luxury cars with houses. His major source of wealth is royalties from his music and endorsement deals. He live a fairly luxurious lifestyle and has and array of exotic cars and big mansion.