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T-Pain Says He Suffered 4 Year Depression Thanks To Usher



Auto-Tune made T-Pain a hitmaker, but also led to a dark period in his life.

The rapper-producer revealed in Netflix’s new series “This Is Pop” that he suffered from depression for four years after a conversation with Usher.

Usher was my friend. I really respect Usher. And he said, ‘I’m gonna tell you something, man. You kinda f‑‑‑ed up music”

T-Pain said that he chuckled when Usher told him that, but then realized the singer was serious.

“I was like, ‘What did I do? I came out and I used Auto-Tune.’ He was like, ‘Yeah, you f‑‑‑ed it up.’ I’m like, ‘But I used it, I didn’t tell everybody else to start using it. // “That is the very moment, and I don’t even think I realized this for a long time, but that’s the very moment that started a four-year depression for me.”

Of course once a clip from the eight part series made it rounds on twitter Usher was trending

One user said: “Wait So You Mean To Tell Me Usher Told T-Pain He Fucked Up Music Using Autotune……Then Used Autotune On “OMG”???

While another wrote: “Usher himself uses auto-tune so he really just a hater”

“This Is Pop” explores untold stories from some of the biggest moments in pop music history … we’d love to know your thoughts on the matter int he comments.

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