Question: “What is the difference between the old blues and the new?”
—Albert Goldman interview with Jimi Hendrix, 1968
Faheem Rasheed Najm, the Grammy-winning producer, entrepreneur, and “rapper ternt sanga” known around the world as T-Pain, was flying to the BET Awards a couple of years ago when a flight attendant approached him to say that another passenger wanted to talk. The person was waiting in the galley, she informed him. T-Pain unfastened his seat belt and got up to investigate.