According to T-Pain he battled with depression for four years after an upfront conversation with Usher on a plane.

T-Pain says that his depression battle started after Usher honestly told him, “I’m gonna tell you something, man. You kinda f*cked up music.”

The confession took T-Pain by surprise so much that he thought the statement was a joke, until Usher repeated himself and explained that he thought T-Pain messed things up for the “real singers” by using Auto-Tune for his songs.

For the Auto-Tune titan, as he explains in the preview clip of the show, that conversation was the “very moment that started a four-year depression for me.” Of course, the conversation came a few years after Jay-Z publicly slammed Auto-Tune in Blueprint 3 single “DOA,” but the singer says the Usher moment was the one that did it—despite not realizing so until years later.


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