T-Pain returns to NPR for stripped-down, laid-back set: watch

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T-Pain recently performed an intimate set at the NPR studio headquarters in Washington, D.C., stripping back his sound for a laid-back performance full of his classic hits.

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The show marked the one-year anniversary of T-Pain's Tiny Desk Concert performance, which was the NPR series' most popular of all time. It also comes with the 10-year anniversary of the singer's influential debut album, Rappa Ternt Sanga.

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The performance included "Tipsy," "Can't Believe It," "Bartender" and a cover of Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come." It also featured newer songs "I Need to be Smokin" and a previously unheard song from T-Pain's upcoming album, Stoicville: The Phoenix, called "Officially Yours," which he shared on its own last month.

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T-Pain returns to NPR for stripped-down, laid-back set: watch
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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Recording artist T-Pain attends the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 21: T-Pain arrives for T-Pain Hosts MTV's ABDC: Road To VMA's Kickback Party at Sofitel Hotel on August 21, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured: T-Pain -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 23: T Pain performs on stage at Indigo2 at O2 Arena on September 23, 2014 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Helen Boast/Redferns via Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 12: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) T-Pain visits Y 100 radio station on August 12, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Larry Marano/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 14: Rapper T-Pain performs during SKEE Live at The Conga Room at L.A. Live on January 14, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vincent Sandoval/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 03: Rapper T-Pain performs onstage at the YouTube Music Awards 2013 on November 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for YouTube)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Musician T-Pain arrives at the premiere of Summit Entertainment and Code Black Film's 'Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain' at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on June 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30: T Pain attends the Gig-It Launch Party at Capitale Bowery on April 30, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Shareif Ziyadat/FilmMagic)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 15: T-Pain performs live on stage during Supafest 2012 at ANZ Stadium on April 15, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 4157 -- Pictured: Musical guest T-Pain performs on December 1, 2011 -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 17: T-Pain performs on stage during the Supafest Music Festival at Melbourne Showgrounds on April 17, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images)
T-Pain poses with his award for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals in the press room at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)
LONDON - MARCH 15: T-Pain performs on stage at Indigo2 on March 15, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by C Brandon/Redferns)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Rapper T-Pain arrives at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on February 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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