T-Pain’s been entrenched in controversy ever since he announced that he would have a song with Aaliyah featured on his latest mixtape, The Iron Way, Hosted by DJ Drama & Trendsetter Sense. The song, titled, “Girlfriends” was supposed to be featured on the project, which was released on 3/27. Less than 36 hours before the project hit the internet T-Pain still had plans to feature the track on the mixtape, but in the final hours he decided to cut it out in order to stay away from the controversy. However, prior to cutting the track, he discussed the song and Aaliyah feature with a room full of journalists in NYC, explaining how he got the vocals to begin with. The conversation was moderated by Shaheem Reid.
Check out video of the discussion here…
About Aaliyah: Aaliyah Dana Haughton, was an American singer, actress, model, and model. She was born on January 16, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York, and died on August 25, 2001. She died in a plane crash at 22 years old. She is most known for helping redefine contemporary R&B, pop, and hip hop, which gave her the nickname “Queen of Urban Pop” and “Princess of R&B.” Aaliyah’s most popular songs are “Are You That Somebody,” “Try Again,” “You Are Love,” and “One in a Million.”
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