T-Pain explains why he’s open about depression and anxiety | HipHopDX

T-Pain has shed light on why he continues to speak openly about his struggles with depression and anxiety during an interview d. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.

During the interview, which aired Tuesday (Nov. 1), the Florida native explained that he likes doing it because it’s different. Artists before him never really publicized their problems as it was all about showing off their money and jewelry.

“I love being vocal about things like that because it wasn’t in the plan before me,” T-Pain said. “Everybody’s always been—it’s about the bling, it’s about having a lot of money and having all this stuff, and nobody tells you about the downs. Everybody always tells you about the ups.”

He continued: “And I always look back at the people who came before me and I’m like, ‘Why didn’t you tell me about this?'” Which according to them was everything – it’s money, girls, big house, on somehow your wife doesn’t find out about any of it.You know, the fantasy world.

“As much as you try to create the perfect world around you, no matter what you do, you can have charities, you can do all these great things, you’re still going to have these downs because there’s no magical world in the multiverse that everyone is happy all the time.”

Tallahassee Pain has previously shared his post-Usher mental health issues told him that his use of Auto-Tune was ruining music. In an exclusive clip from Netflix series This is popT-Pain spoke about the conversation that happened between the two.

“Usher was my friend,” T-Pain said in the clip. “I really respect Usher. And he said, ‘I’ll tell you something, man. You fucked up music.’

T-Pain thought Usher’s comment was a joke at first and laughed it off until the end Confessions the singer repeated his statement.

“And then he said, ‘Yeah man, you really fucked up music for real singers,'” T-Pain went on to say. “I was like, ‘What did I do? I came out and I used Auto-Tune.’ He said, ‘Yeah, you fucked it up.’ I’m like, ‘But I used it, I didn’t tell everybody else to start using it.’

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T-Pain added, “That’s the exact moment, and I don’t even think I’ve realized this for a long time, but that’s the exact moment that started a four-year depression for me.”

The two succeeded bury the hatchet during an after-party concert thrown by Dave Chappelle in Atlanta. Usher and T-Pain were both on stage when they embraced, and Teddy Pain claimed there was no beef.

“I love you bro,” T-Pain told Usher. “I’m telling you, we’re not going through anything bro. We’re not going through a damn thing. It’s all love. In a time when we’re most divided, we need to be together the most. I love you bro. I’ll never love you, brother, trust me.”

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