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T-Pain Says He Went from Having $40 Million to Having to Ask for Money to Buy His Kids a Burger

T-Ache is opening up about his monetary ups and downs.

The rapper, 33, mentioned his classes in wealth administration all through his profession final week on The Breakfast Membership radio present, saying that he’s “been on each end of the spectrum.”

“So now I know what the high end is and what the low end is,” he instructed co-hosts Charlamagne tha God, DJ Envy, and Angela Yee. “I’ve been mega-rich, you know, I’ve been super broke, right in the middle of thinking I was mega-rich, and then got rich again, and you know learned how to really give a s— about money.”

T-Ache revealed that whereas at one level he had as a lot as $40 million to his title, he has additionally discovered himself with zero {dollars} within the financial institution.

For example the state of his low checking account, T-Ache defined, “I, like, had to borrow money to get my kids Burger King.”

Elsewhere within the episode, the rapper mentioned that he “almost” misplaced his $6 million home in Atlanta, and that his spending habits had his accountant “panicking.”

The “Girlfriend” singer mentioned that he’s doing significantly better financially now, and that the extra he places into work, he finds the extra he will get out of it.

“Once you give a s— about the money you’re making, then, you know what I’m saying, you feel much better about your accomplishments, you feel much better about what you’re doing, you start paying attention to your work that makes you money,” he mentioned.

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He additionally mentioned it’s about greater than merely getting on stage to “sing real quick.”

“There’s a lot of s— that comes with it,” he continued. “When you put out records, you gotta do the right things, you gotta, you know, you gotta go through the motions and really give a s— about it.”

“You get back up and you learn, man,” he mentioned.

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In a current interview with PEOPLE, T-Ache mentioned that the proudest second of his profession was when he was in a position to present for his household, which incorporates spouse Amber Najm and youngsters Lyriq, 15, Muziq, 12, and Kaydnz, 9.

“Being able to afford diapers and food — that was a great moment,” he mentioned.

“I think that’s always going to be my proudest moment — figuring out how to provide for my family,” he added. “Awards are always great, but in the long run it doesn’t really say who you are. I’m more concerned about my family, my kids and my wife and making sure I can provide.”

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