T-Pain, Proving He’s Still T-Pain, Steals the ‘Boo’d Up’ Remix From Nicki Minaj and Quavo

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T-Pain released a salacious remix of Ella Mai’s “Boo’d Up” out of nowhere on Friday. In a fervent, wide-ranging verse, the “rappa ternt sanga” covers several of his favorite topics, including, but not limited to, butts (“they be like how many songs can you make about a booty – about 1,000”), classic cars (“you remind me of my ’62, I see them sub-woofers jumping”) and a viral dance popularized by rising Memphis rapper Blocboy JB (“Shoot!”).

This is an amusing stunt from T-Pain: The timing of his release seems precisely calculated to overshadow the “official” remix of “Boo’d Up,” which also came out this week. The addition of Nicki Minaj and Quavo to Mai’s slow-burning smash hit is a classic major-label ploy to propel “Boo’d Up” higher into the…