Nappy Boy Entertainment

Nappy Boy is an American record label founded by R&B and hip hop artist T-Pain.[1] The label is distributed by RCA Records, and formerly by Jive Label Group. The label's roster of artists includes Gym Class Heroes front man Travie McCoy, Young Cash and Chayo Nash.

Nappy Boy
NappyBoyLogo.png
Founded2006; 16 years ago (2006)
FounderT-Pain
Distributor(s)Empire Distribution
GenreR&B and hip hop
Country of originUnited States
LocationTallahassee, Florida, U.S.
Official websiteNappy Boy Entertainment official website

In May 2008, T-Pain announced that he would like to turn Nappy Boy Entertainment into a new business venture which would turn his company digital, by releasing albums and songs online via iTunes.[citation needed] The new venture, Nappy Boy Digital, focuses on albums and songs released as downloads and ringtones, with few physical releases.[2][3]

Featured in the Nappy Boy logo is the Florida State Capitol representing Tallahassee, Florida, where T-Pain was born.

ArtistsEdit

Former artistsEdit

ProducersEdit

Albums released on labelEdit

Albums released on Nappy Boy Entertainment label
Year Artist Title Album information Peak chart positions Certifications Sales
US US R&B UK R&B UK
2007 T-Pain Epiphany 1 1
  • US: 830,000
2008 T-Pain Thr33 Ringz 4 1
  • US: 700,000
2010 Travie McCoy Lazarus 25 11 27
  • US: 74,000
2011 T-Pain Revolver 28 7
  • US: 130,000

Upcoming AlbumsEdit

SinglesEdit

T-Pain

Tay Dizm

  • 2008: Tay Dizm – "Beam Me Up" (feat. T-Pain & Rick Ross)
  • 2009: Tay Dizm – "Dreamgirl" (feat. Akon)
  • 2009: Tay Dizm – "Nothing But the Truth" (feat. Young Cash & Piccalo)

Young Cash

  • 2009: Young Cash – "I'm a Hustla"

Travie McCoy

One Chance

Sophia Fresh

  • 2008: Sophia Fresh – "Superbad" (feat. T-Pain & Cee-Lo Green)[8]
  • 2008: Sophia Fresh – "What It Is" (feat. Kanye West)[9]
  • 2009: Sophia Fresh – "It's So Easy" (feat. T-Pain)[10]
  • 2009: Sophia Fresh – "Do the Dance"

Ahmed Belvin

  • 2009: A.B. – "Trophy Girl" (feat. T-Pain)

EPsEdit

  • 2010: T-Pain - Freaknik: The Musical (Soundtrack) - EP

Other mediaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Patterson, Katie. T-Pain: Hard&B's Rappa Ternt Sanga Archived 2008-05-01 at the Wayback Machine, VIBE. Published April 3, 2006. Retrieved October 15, 2009.
  2. ^ T-Pain Calls Out Copycats, Plans Going Fully Digital Archived 2012-09-15 at the Wayback Machine, HipHopDX.com. Published May 21, 2008.
  3. ^ T-Pain Busy With Production, Label, Touring, Billboard. Published 2008. Retrieved October 15, 2009.
  4. ^ "Premiere: T-Pain Featuring Waka Flocka Flame, Rich Homie Quan & Young Cash "F*ck 'Em" - XXL".
  5. ^ "How Piao Huang Found a Career as an Artist Without Looking for It | Berklee".
  6. ^ "T-Pain's Nappy Boy Ent. Artist Chayo Nash Drops "Self Love"".
  7. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/CHiunXyjbLk/
  8. ^ "Freeload: Sophia Fresh f. T-Pain and Cee-Lo, "Super Bad"". The FADER. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  9. ^ T-Pain's Favorite Girls & Kanye's New Crooner Archived 2009-06-01 at the Wayback Machine, SOHH. Published November 5, 2008.
  10. ^ "Freeload: T-Pain + Tha Bizness = T-Wizness". The FADER. Retrieved 2017-11-06.

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