Rappa Ternt Sanga

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Rappa Ternt Sanga
T-Pain - Rappa Ternt Sanga.jpg
Studio album by T-Pain
Released December 6, 2005
Recorded 2004–05
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 71:14
Label Konvict, Jive, Zomba
Producer Akon (also exec.), Abou "Bu" Thiam (exec.), T-Pain, The Mad Violinist, Jai
T-Pain chronology
Rappa Ternt Sanga
Singles from Rappa Ternt Sanga
  1. "I'm Sprung"
    Released: August 16, 2005
  2. "I'm 'n Luv (Wit a Stripper)"
    Released: December 13, 2005

Rappa Ternt Sanga is the debut studio album by American rapper, singer-songwriter and record producer T-Pain; it was released on December 6, 2005. The title is a dialectal pronunciation of the phrase "rapper turned singer."

One of the leftover tracks from the album was, titled "You and Me"; which is the original version of "I Can't Wait" by Akon.[1] The remix to "Studio Love" was made featuring Lil Wayne. The remix to "Dance Floor" was made featuring Pitbull.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.8/5 stars[2]
RapReviews 6.7/10 stars[3]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[4]

The album overall received positive reviews from music critics.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album has sold over 800,000 copies worldwide in the United States. T-Pain's album had a two US Billboard top ten hits with "I'm Sprung" and "I'm 'n Luv (Wit a Stripper)". Other tracks on the album include "I'm So High," a song about the use of recreational drugs. Rappa Ternt Sanga debuted at number 40 on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 47,000 copies in the first week, and fell fifty places to number 91 next week; over the following weeks it eventually climbed to number 33.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Rappa Ternt Sanga (Intro)"   T-Pain 1:48
2. "I'm Sprung"   T-Pain 3:51
3. "I'm N Luv (Wit a Stripper)" (featuring Mike Jones) T-Pain 4:25
4. "Studio Luv"   T-Pain 3:37
5. "U Got Me" (featuring Akon) Akon 3:35
6. "Let's Get It On"   T-Pain 3:52
7. "Como Estas" (featuring Taino) T-Pain 3:34
8. "Have It (Interlude)"   T-Pain 3:16
9. "Fly Away"   Yakubu "Jai" Izuagbe 3:55
10. "Going Thru a Lot" (featuring Bone Crusher) T-Pain 4:28
11. "Say It"   T-Pain 4:00
12. "Dance Floor" (featuring Tay Dizm) T-Pain 5:09
13. "Ur Not the Same" (featuring Akon) T-Pain 4:17
14. "My Place"   T-Pain 3:40
15. "Blow Ya Mind"   T-Pain 4:16
16. "Ridge Road"   T-Pain 4:34
17. "I'm Hi" (featuring Styles P) Ashanti "The Mad Violinist" Floyd 4:37
18. "I'm Sprung 2" (featuring Trick Daddy & YoungBloodZ) T-Pain 4:20
Total length:
Australian version
No. Title Length
18. "I'm Sprung (UK Remix)" (featuring Dizzee Rascal) 4:44
19. "I'm N Luv (Wit' a Stripper) 2 "Tha Remix" (featuring R. Kelly, Pimp C, Too $hort, MJG, Twista & Paul Wall) 6:04


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2005–06) Peak
Japan (Oricon)[5] 152
US Billboard 200[6] 33
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[7] 8


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[8] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone