UPDATED 6/13, 4:10 p.m. ET: T-Pain was honored with his own day during Wiscansin Fest, with Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson proclaiming June 11 as T-Pain Day.
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T-Pain has been cashing in on the classic lyric from his hit Lil Wayne collab “Can’t Believe It” in more ways than one, with the celebrated multi-hyphenate dropping merch, hitting the road for a tour, and now delivering his first-ever Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based festival with some friends in tow.
The appropriately named Wiscansin Fest is taking place at the Rave/Eagles Club today, and will feature performances from Lil Jon, Juvenile, Bleu, Erica Banks, Kid Ink, and Hannibal Buress (under his stage name Eshu Tune), among others.
For those unable to attend, all is not lost, as T-Pain has partnered with LiveOne to livestream it from the comfort of your home.
“I’m super excited to team up with LiveOne to globally stream the first-ever Wiscansin Fest,” T-Pain explained. “Wiscansin Fest has been something I wanted to plan for years now and finally it is happening. This will be an annual event moving forward and there is something super special about capturing the very first one. It is going to be a party and I want people who won’t physically be at the venue to be able to experience it as well.”
Robert Ellin, Chairman and CEO of LiveOne, echoed T-Pain’s excitement over the collaboration. “We are thrilled to partner with T-Pain to bring his Wiscansin Fest to LiveOne’s global audience,” he said. “As a member of our PodcastOne talent team, we’ve seen first-hand how T-Pain connects with talent and fans. This event showcases LiveOne’s 360 approach—live music, livestreaming, and podcasting—in one collective experience. It will be an unforgettable night with the hottest emerging and established artists in hip-hop.”
You can stream Wiscansin Fest up top, on the LiveOne website, as well as on T-Pain’s Twitch channel. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. ET, with T-Pain scheduled to perform at 12:30 a.m. ET.