Twitter Users Demand Usher Apologize To T-Pain For Saying He Ruined Music With Autotune

Twitter Users Demand Usher Apologize To T-Pain For Saying He Ruined Music With Autotune
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There is no denying that when T-Pain dropped in the mid-2000s, he definitely changed up the game for everyone, specifically with his distinct use of autotune. While Pain was met with much skepticism and dismissal by fellow peers, you may recall releases like Jay-Z’s “D.O.A.” which took jabs at the industry’s overuse of autotune, music critics, and more, the Tallahassee native had certified hits!

The “Buy U A Drank” singer recently interviewed with Netflix’s docuseries ‘This Is Pop‘, where he openly discussed how his musical peer, Usher, triggered a four-year-long battle with depression. Detailing the 2013 incident, Pain explains that he and Usher and a number of artists were all on a flight, headed to the BET Awards when he was awakened to news that Usher wanted to speak with him.


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What started as small talk, Pain goes on to detail how Usher blamed him for the state of music. “I didn’t understand. Usher was my friend. He was like, ‘You really, like, f*cked up music for real singers,'” says Pain. He continues, “Literally, at that point, I couldn’t listen. Is he right? Did I fuck up music? And that is the very moment — and I don’t think I realized this for a long time. That’s the very moment that started a four-year depression for me.”

Since the viral clip has been seen by everyone, many fans have come to Pain’s defense stating that he might have revolutionized music as many artists today use elements of autotune in their music.

T-Pain has since taken to social media to address the story and explains that he still has love for Usher.

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