Genre: R&B; Lead Performer: T-Pain

The Florida-based vocalist has recently achieved full-on radio ubiquity thanks to winning cameos on tracks such as Bow Wow’s ”Outta My System,” as well as Epiphany’s first single, ”Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’).” This sophomore LP boasts enough similarly catchy offerings to extend his reign on the airwaves. Like Akon, who signed him to Konvict Music, T-Pain has an unfortunate propensity for crude lyrical come-ons — but there’s no denying the allure of his sinuous melodies. B+ DOWNLOAD THIS: Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin')

Originally posted June 1 2007 — 12:00 AM EDT

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