T-Pain on Jeb Bush, Hellen Mirren, Daffy Duck, on Pitchfork's Over/Under (VIDEO)

This Video Interview Sheds New Light on the Many Charms of T-Pain

This Video Interview Sheds New Light on the Many Charms of T-Pain

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Sept. 28 2015 5:15 PM

This Video Interview Sheds New Light on the Many Charms of T-Pain

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T-Pain on Pitchfork's Over/Under.

T-Pain has already proven that his musical talent transcends autotune, but it turns out we have more to learn from the Grammy-award-winning rapper slash singer slash producer. During his recent appearance on Pitchfork's Over/Under—a reccuring video series in which musicians are asked to declare a series of random objects over- or underrated—he weighed in on the poop emoji, Helen Mirren, Jeb Bush, ghosts, and Daffy Duck, bringing a fresh new perspective to almost every topic. 

Take, for example, his opinion of the poop emoji: “I think people give the poop emoji—no pun intended—a lot of shit. I think it really needs more recognition. First of all, the fact that it knows that it's poop and it still smiles, I just think that's something we all can learn from as humans.” A skilled diplomat, he also suggests that instead of trying to screw each other over, Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny should work together to bring down their common enemy, Elmer Fudd.

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More takeaways: ghosts are real, Jeb Bush has moxy, Febreeze is magic. Aside from shedding new light on the many charms of T-Pain, this video also demonstrates why Pitchfork's Over/Under is generally one of the most fun, surprising video interview series on the web.