On March 31, T-Pain announced he would be taking on Scott Storch in an Instagram live rap battle. Before the April 1 battle commences, here are five things you need to know about the record producer taking on T-Pain!
Rapper T-Pain is ready for a challenge — more specifically a rap battle! On March 31, the “Low” rapper accepted the challenge to take on American record producer Scott Storch, 46, for their April 1 Instagram live rap battle and T-Pain was more than ready to duke it out. “Sometimes a challenge comes into your house and you gotta accept. Swizz hit me, Timbo hit me, and this is happening,” T-Pain said in his video. “It’s gonna be a lot of hits. I can’t wait. Scott, you don’t want the smoke. You better get ready, buddy.” But Scott was more than ready to show his skills on the rap battlefield. “Yo, Pain I know you got some sh*t. I know you got some fire, but I got some fire, too.” Before the battle begins, are five things you need to know about Scott Storch!
1) He’s a three-time Grammy nominee. As a producer, Scott has earned three Grammy nominations for his work with artists 50 Cent, Justin Timberlake and The Roots. He earned his first Grammy nomination in 1999 for Best Rap Album with The Roots, where he started out as the band’s keyboardist. In 2003, Scott switched to solely producing music and earned his second Grammy nomination for Album of the Year for Justin Timberlake’s Justified. His most recent Grammy nod came in 2005, as a producer on 50 Cent’s hit “Candy Shop,” which was nominated for Best Rap Song.
2) He’s worked with a number of big names. The list of artists that Scott has worked with seems almost endless. Of the major music and hitmakers he has partnered with are familiar names like DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, and French Montana. Between 2003-2004, Scott also worked with