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 R&B, hip hop
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
Allmusic3.8/5 stars[2]
RapReviews6.7/10 stars[3]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[4]

The album overall received positive reviews from music critics.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album has been certified Gold for selling well over 500,000 copies in the United States. T-Pain's album had 2 US Billboard top 10 hits with "I'm Sprung" and "I'm 'n Luv (Wit a Stripper)". Rappa Ternt Sanga debuted at #40 on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling well over 50,000 copies in the 1st week, and fell fifty places to #91 next week; over the following weeks it eventually climbed to #33.

Track listing[edit]

1."Rappa Ternt Sanga (Intro)"T-Pain1:48
2."I'm Sprung"T-Pain3:51
3."I'm N Luv (Wit a Stripper)" (featuring Mike Jones)T-Pain4:25
4."Studio Luv"T-Pain3:37
5."U Got Me" (featuring Akon)Aliaune Thiam, Anthony Lawson [5]3:35
6."Let's Get It On"T-Pain3:52
7."Como Estas" (featuring Taino)T-Pain3:34
8."Have It (Interlude)"T-Pain3:16
9."Fly Away"Yakubu "Jai" Izuagbe3:55
10."Going Thru a Lot" (featuring Bone Crusher)T-Pain4:28
11."Say It"T-Pain4:00
12."Dance Floor" (featuring Tay Dizm)T-Pain5:09
13."Ur Not the Same" (featuring Akon)T-Pain4:17
14."My Place"T-Pain3:40
15."Blow Ya Mind"T-Pain4:16
16."Ridge Road"T-Pain4:34
17."I'm Hi" (featuring Styles P)Ashanti "The Mad Violinist" Floyd4:37
18."I'm Sprung 2" (featuring Trick Daddy & YoungBloodZ)T-Pain4:20
Total length:71:14
Australian version
18."I'm Sprung (UK Remix)" (featuring Dizzee Rascal)T-Pain4:44
19."I'm N Luv (Wit' a Stripper) 2 "Tha Remix" (featuring R. Kelly, Pimp C, Too $hort, MJG, Twista & Paul Wall)T-Pain6:04


Weekly charts[edit]

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


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[9] Gold 500,000^

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