Back in October, I caught up with T-Pain while we were on the red carpet at the 2015 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Since his long-awaited Stoicville: The Phoenix album was set to drop this weekend, I planned to release the interview at the same time…but it looks like it’s got a little more marinating to do before we get it.
I didn’t want to hold on the interview much longer, though, as Pain dropped some interesting gems about why he’s no longer focusing on singles, as he feels albums are what will maintain your legacy even after you’re gone. Find out what Teddy Pain had to say about not wanting to be known as the “strip club man” any longer – plus the etiquette he and his lovely wife follow to bring a third party into their bedroom!
Backstage at Wired 96.5’s Wired Fest in Philly with Nicki Minaj, B.o.B., Tyga, Big Sean, T-Pain, Kirko Bangz and more.
Went to Miami for Superbowl and hit the studio with French Montana and T-Pain, assisted Jae Millz for a few months so did some cool stuff, got my song on HipHopDX (listen here!), made a random video lipsyncing to Nicki Minaj‘s “Bottoms Up” that went viral (watch below), dropped by Angela Yee‘s show on Shade 45 a few times and hit a few clubs and concerts with some cool people.
Back in December of 2008, a few of my friends were over my house and played a video from YouTube with Max B featuring a guy named French Montana, “Disturbia Money.” Of course I knew Max from my Dip Set days, but I’d only heard the name French Montana a couple of times and had no idea who he was. After seeing the video, I thought he was so funny and pretty dope, and wanted to see if I could work with him and get his name out more. I found out that weekend that he’d be hitting Jersey Girls with Max, so I went and met up with him, asked if he wanted help and the rest is history!
Here are a few pics from different dope things: his first interview with FADER (big shout to Felipe on that!), Max passed out LOL, French playing “Straight Cash” for T-Pain at the Hit Factory in MIA in Pain’s car, my first blog shout out LOL, the “NY Minute” shoot, random kids asking for his autograph… (I’m positive they didn’t know who he was though, LOL.)