Grammy Award-winning rapper who became known for his use of Auto-Tune in his album Epiphany, which reached number one on the Billboard 200 in 2007.
He was raised Muslim but disliked organized religion. His stage name is derived from the phrase, "Tallahassee Pain," which he used to describe his childhood.
His auto-tuned voice was featured on the hit song "I'm on a Boat" in 2009, and was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rap Collaboration.
He married Amber Najm in 2003 and the couple had three children together.
He collaborated with Lil Wayne on "Got Money" in 2008.