I don't do the whole, 'Put my name on it, make me famous' thing.
They can sonically sound like me, but nobody's ever gonna be able to write songs like T-Pain. There's only one of those.
I've made club songs, and I've made radio songs, and I've made the car songs.
My dad always told me that the best way to get somebody to get at you is to talk bad about them to somebody else.
Keep in mind, you can use Auto-Tune and you can know how to work it perfectly, but you still have to know how to write a good song.
Those who get stuck doing the same things for too long are bound to get left behind the strong who press on and re-invent themselves.
When I'm in the studio, I don't finish the song and say, 'That's going to be a big ringtone.'
I had to make different kinds of music for everybody but still keep it classic T-Pain at the same time.
Kanye is the weirdest… He is the weirdest person I know other than me. I've told him that before.
Once people tell me I can't do stuff, I'm going to go and make it happen.
I used to sit in front of McDonald's and ask people for dollars to get me a cheeseburger. It was bad.
I don't know if a song is going to be a hit or it's going to flop. I never know. I just do the music and if people like it, they like it.
People think a Muslim has to have a turban or a big beard. It's stupid.
There's not much money in Tallahassee. Not many people can leave Tallahassee because they don't have the means.
There's a lot of stuff you've gotta know about Auto-Tune before you can start using it, because it's the hot thing to do.
I don't think there's anything worse than your parents being alive and telling you to go give them some money and just act like they're dead.
You can't hate Britney Spears because, you know what, no matter what Britney Spears been doing, she's still on TV.
My dad always told me that anyone's voice is just another instrument added to the music.
As long as someone wants to hear my music, I don't care if it's a ringtone or the album or whatever.
Doing voice-over work is something that I love to do, and it is a lot of fun at the same time.
I'll treat myself every now and then. Like if I get $100,000, I'll spend $20,000 and put the rest away.
I've got a song on every album, two songs as a matter of fact on every album without Auto-Tune, and that's the song that nobody talks about. It's weird.
My first car was an '84 Ford Taurus. It caught on fire from me trying to change the fuel pump, so that wasn't good at all. Dried leaves on the ground while I was trying to change the fuel pump. Don't do that. Do it on concrete.
The way that people show me love on Twitter? I don't know man. It's amazing.