When you’re a Grammy award-winning R&B artist and producer, you can consider yourself part of the upper echelon of musicians all over the world, and as such, there are a certain number of perks you can enjoy that the rest of the world can only dream of having.
For T-Pain, a man that pretty much has everything in life, splurging on luxury cars is as easy as making music for as good a musician he is – as evidenced by the countless number of awards he’s bagged. But he’s not only an excellent musician, he’s also a certified car enthusiast. So for a man who’s got more cars than the rest of the world, the important question becomes which one is his crown jewel?
The answer, people of the world, is this 2009 Rolls Royce Phantom Drop Head .
If it’s not enough that he’s in the possession of one of the rarest Rolls Royce models in the world, T-Pain is also part-owner of the tuning house, Auto Extremes. Put one and one together and you have what every gearhead on the planet wishes they could have.
Full story and video of T-Pain talking about his ride after the jump
T-Pain’s Phantom Drop Head is special for a number of reasons, apart from it being a pretty rare car, one that comes with a 6.75-liter naturally-aspirated V12 engine with enough power to clock a 0-60mph time of 5.7 seconds. In T-Pain’s case, his Phantom Drop Head is actually the first production model built for North America. The first one. Numero uno.
Of course, being T-Pain, having the first production built Phantom Drop Head for North America isn’t enough. There’s also that very important matter of dressing up his ride. With Auto Extreme at his disposal, T-Pain went to work, giving his Drop Head Phantom custom 24-inch rims to go along with the titanium hood, the all-leather interior, the teak-decking on the rear, and that unmistakable winged lady sitting on the hood of the car. For a man that has everything,
Obviously, T-Pain has some pretty fly taste in cars because, in his own words, “that’s how I roll.”