t-pain (performing

*For rappa ternt sanga, T-PainAuto Tune and not real singing is probably what comes to mind when you think of him, right?

Well, guess what? Faheem Rasheed Najm (his real name) has renounced the very thing that made him famous (and cursed him) and is Auto Tune free these days.

And to prove it, he recently performed a new track, “Officially Yours,” from his upcoming album Stoicville: The Phoenix (out Dec 11) for NPR.

If you recall, it’s not the first time he’s put his real voice on display. He did it a year ago at his now-infamous Tiny Desk Concert.

Anyway, check out a stripped down, Auto Tune-less T-Pain: