This perspective is actually completley legit. Ne-Yo isn’t mad if you use, just if you have to use it.
- “Auto-tune was meant to be a safety net, right…It was not supposed to be wings. You’re not supposed to strap it on your back and jump off the building. That’s not what auto-tune was meant to be. If you’re using it for what it’s meant for, cool, fine, and good[...]not, ‘I can’t sing at all, so let’s turn auto-tune all the way up so I just sound like Willy the Robot.’ That’s whack! That’s terrible! It takes all the character out of your voice and you become a robot…Take the damn training wheels off. That’s how I feel about it.”
Scope the full interview below.