T-Pain impact on music will forever be iconic.
Recently, T-Pain got to be part of a brand new ad-campaign with Ruffles which actually makes fun of his autotune use. While speaking to Billboard, T-Pain said he wanted to own it and that no matter how much he gets criticized, he will never apologize for using autotune.
“It’s about owning everything that makes you unique and makes you you and being unapologetic about it,” T-Pain said. “So it’s about everything that I’ve been doing for a long time. Like when you bring up Auto-Tune and stuff like that, I didn’t apologize for that. I kept going, I kept pushing, regardless of how much backlash I got for it, regardless how much praise other people got for it above me.”
T-Pain has nothing to apologize for because without his forward-thinking mentality, we would have never gotten so many classics whether it be from himself or those he influenced.