On Wednesday, the music star – real name Faheem Rashad Najm – announced that he will be releasing the seven-track project to be titled On Top of the Covers, on 17 March. And while T-Pain is known for popularising auto-tune, in a statement, he insisted that his own voice will be “front and centre”. “This covers album has been years in the making. I started recording this right after I won The Masked Singer (in 2019).” T-Pain / Statement. “It got put on hold for a bit but now that I'm independent, I'm able to do whatever I want..."