T-Pain Speaks on Diddy’s New Album

Diddy has been previewing snippets of his new album, Last Train to Paris, on his new MTV reality show, Making his Band, but fans are still uncertain what musical direction he is going in with the disc. T-Pain, who is working extensively with Puff, recently shed some light on the subject.

When asked what his role is exactly, Pain told MTV News: “[Diddy’s] been a producer for so many years, so he pretty much knows what he’s doing. But it’s more like ideas for different songs and getting different concepts and topics.”

Pain has reportedly written 12 songs for the LP including one track titled “Let’s Play a Game” that uses board games as metaphors for a relationship. “It’s a line in there saying, ‘I’ve been on chutes and ladders watching you get in trouble,’ ” T-Pain described.

The disc won’t exactly be a Diddy solo project, though. According to Pain, the album will be a group album by Diddy’s new crew Dirty Money featuring Dawn of Danity Kane and a singer named Keelena. “He said he was making a group,” Pain said. “On his whole album it’s going to be him, another dude and two girls, so that was weird to me as it is. He said [to not] make the song for him, just make a song, and whoever he thinks can sing certain parts, that’s who’s going to sing it in the group.”

“I don’t know what the hell to expect from that guy right now,” he continued.

Diddy recently released a free mixtape prelude to the album with house music DJ Felix Da Housecat. Last Train to Paris is set to be released on November 24. –Elan Mancini

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  • d maj0r

    man this nigga gay…. first

  • Technique

    Co-Sign! Diddy and T-pain, 2 of the corniest dudes in the fuckin game. i hape his shit flops, but of course it won’t.

    Diddy= Pussy/Good business man

    • BillBishop

      I believe you mean hope not hape

  • BeerGangsta

    Dam I have not heard from T-Pain in a while. One time he was helping wack azz Rappers sell they CDS. Ya’ll hating! Skills to make meals! Fuck Diddy!!

  • http://myspace.com/federalranga Federal Ranga

    I find it straight odd that Diddy can keep dropping and selling albums while running an empire, making TV shows, appearing everywhere, raising new twins, partying day in and day the fuck out while Dr. Dre who was had all the time in the world cannot even give us a single LEAK.

    Hip Hop is confused than a mufucka. But I expect good things from this Last Train to Paris, though. Get em Diddy! T-Pain needs to hurry up with that T-Pain is Dead album…

    E7 up!!! Youtube.com/federalranga

    • Jesus Martinez

      Thats because Diddy makes lame ass TV shows, shitty pop albums, has other producers handle the Bad Boy albums, prolly has nannies and other people raise his kids, etc. Dr. Dre is too much of a perfectionist.

  • $ykotic/Don McCaine

    I just want to remind ya’ll of this.

    This album ain’t for the hood rats. It’s for richer, upscale, older people who want to hear grown up rap.

    Believe it or not, it is time for it. Diddy’s gonna get paper for this one. Rap & Blues has always been his forte.

    Even sounds like cats are snatching my comment ideas. But at least it’s starting to happen.

    Y’all younger cats should be happy. Your lane is about to expand, just for y’all.

  • Technique

    @ Sykotic

    Man i see what you’re sayin, but if the people who really love hip hop start embracing this watered down shit, where will hip hop be?

    I’m sure the production will be ill, it will have some nice beats, but that isn’t enough for me.

    Like i said diddy is a good business man. He knows how to promote and sell his shit. That being said I don’t think this will be a more mature version of rap, I think it will be marketed the the 14-20 year old kids.

    I could be wrong….I guess we’ll see.

    • $ykotic/Don McCaine

      My man Tech.

      You see it, but the question is, where is hip hop now?

      I really don’t see this hurting. Puff’s following ain’t hood.

      They’re foreigner’s, models, designer’s, trust fund babies, 30 + heads. The project will fail if it’s promoted for the 14-25 group. 40 yr olds appealing to that young of a group comes off as pedo status.

      Puff’s coming with a Gladys Knight & The Pips-esque project that dudes get eye candy and the chicks get someone to emulate.

      He’s going for the Int’l bread. Ain’t no dough in the hoods. Remember rap doesn’t sell anymore.

  • Technique

    You know you might just be right. Good points playa good points.

  • http://www.myspace.com/emcdlthemusicprofile EmCDL

    I’ve heard some of the production on this album, and I’ll admit its pretty tight (I’m into the production anyway). Don’t really know about the lyrics though.

  • http://thahiphoptruth.com emcdillpickle

    man i read some similar shit on thahiphoptruth.com. i hearrd they relaunching that site soon. gonna beat tha shit outta xxl

  • daydeezy

    what the fuck these are 2 guys and 1 cup azz niggas…LMAO

  • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grands

    For all intents & purposes, Diddy is still “that” nigga. As much as he winds up being the butt of mad jokes, he’s done a lot for the music business. All that’s just overshadowed by him being a douche nozzle.

    T-Pain does his thing, but the vocorder got raped. Made him semi-obsolete in a year & a half’s time. So, I’m sure that Puff & him are looking to strike an unexpected blow.

    Just the title of Puff’s album alone show he’s on to bigger & better. However gay, it’s saying that his making major moves. Cats still naming mixtapes after the street they grew up on.

    Co-sign Don Mac.

  • adam

    lame motherfuckaz