T-Pain recently discussed the impact that Usher’s comments in 2013 had on him.
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“Usher was my friend. He was like, ‘You really, like, fucked up music for real singers,'” Pain recalls in the clip. “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.”
While the clip ultimately went viral and fans have been demanding that Usheroffer an apology to T-Pain, the “Can’t Believe It” singer explained that he harbors no ill feelings towards the “Burn” artist.
“I still love and respect @Usher telling that story was in no way meant to disrespect that man. Ppl talk shit about me 24/7 but when it comes from someone you truly respect it hits very different. I never said f*ck Ursh it was a drop in the ocean of shit I was already goin through,” Pain tweeted. As Twitter attempted to bring up that time Pain tried to ask about the public’s stance on Tory Lanez, T-Pain explained how he wants no part of the “Stan convo.”
“And for the ppl goin back 48 weeks to dig up a tweet,” he continued. “Pls find something to do. That was before shawty said anything and the song never came out after I got the information I needed. Leave me out of the Stan convo thanx.”
Peep T-Pain’s tweets below.