T-PAIN #1 on Airwaves and Cell Phones
New York, NY -- Konvict/Jive Records recording artist T-Pain dominates the music airplay and ringtone charts with his break out single “Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin’)” from his upcoming sophomore release Epiphany.
This week “Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin’)” beats out artists such as MIMS, AKON, Avril, and Beyonce as the #1 ringtone on the Billboard Hot RingMasters chart for the 2nd week in a row. The ringtone sold 182K this past week alone and has sold nearly 800K ringtones to date. In radio airplay “Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin’)” is ensconced at the #1 position in four separate charts #1 at R&R Rhythmic – beating out Fergie, Timbaland and Bow Wow , #1 at Mediabase Rhythmic, #1 at R&R Urban - knocking AKON out of the top spot, and #1 at Mediabase Urban.
His new single “Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin’)” features Yung Joc and borrows from four different snap records to create one hot track. “Basically, these days lots of people begin their relationships in the clubs,” explains T-Pain. “Whole conversations begin with some guy buying a young lady a drink. I wanted to make a song for those folks.”
After catching the ear of songwriter and producer Akon, he was quickly signed to Akon’s label Konvict Records and rapidly followed in his footsteps to the top of the charts. T-Pain has had two smash singles from his gold-selling debut album Rappa Ternt Sanga. The first single “I’m Sprung” sold over one million ringtones and “I’m N Luv (Wit A Stripper)”sold in excess of 5 million ringtones. The sophomore album Epiphany is produced, written and arranged by T-Pain.
Written by DJ Z on 04/25/07
You Might Like...
- 2014, The Year I Learned to Say Fuck the Police
- Billion Dollars in an Elevator: The Definitive 2014 Hip-Hop Timeline
- DJBooth Announces Our New Top Prospects…
- All 93 People Named on J. Cole’s “Note To Self” Outro
- Indie Savage: Crooked I Gets Physical With “Sex, Money & Hip-Hop”
- The Hip-Hop Albums I Need to Hear in 2015
- Meet Fanesha Fabre, the Voice Behind the “La Musica De Harry Fraud” Drop
- 1 Listen Album Review: J. Cole’s “2014 Forest Hills Drive” (aka F*cking Up Hip-Hop)
- Your Favorite Indie Rapper is Secretly Signed to a Major Label
- The DJBooth - Top Prospects EP (Vol. 2)
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.