Following the single "King James" and the Smokey Robinson-infused "Make It Better," West Coast crooner R&B/Soul artist Anderson .Paak releases his new studio album, Ventura. 'Ventura' features 11 songs and features additional appearances from Brandy, Jazmine Sullivan, Lalah Hathaway, Sonyae Elise, André 3000, and the late Nate Dogg. The project, which arrives six months after his last album (November 2018), [More]
Anderson .Paak talks into the sound of Motown legend Smokey Robinson for his latest single, "Make It Better," the follow-up to his recent offering, "King James." On the sultry track, produced by Alchemist and Fredwreck, the West Coast crooner delivers intoxicating vocals about work required to maintain a relationship. The song is supported by the Andy Hines-directed music video, which [More]
Following the singles "Who R U," and "Tints," featuring rap hitmaker Kindrick Lamar, West Coast crooner Anderson .Paak drops off his highly-anticipated new album, 'Oxnard.' 'Oxnard' features 14 songs with additional appearances from BJ the Chicago Kid, J. Cole, Snoop Dogg, Q-Tip, Pusha-T, and Dre, who serves as executive producer. “I feel like ambition is missing from today’s music,” he told Rolling Stone. “This [More]
Anderson .Paak continues to drum up awareness around his new album, Oxnard, which drops in a week. Following the previous release "Tints," featuring rap hitmaker Kindrick Lamar, the West Coast crooner returns with another banger called "Who R U?" produced by Dr. Dre and Mell. On the song, Anderson pauses his funky vocals for a more rap-sing style as he proclaims, "I [More]
Apple Music exclusively premieres the new music video for Anderson .Paak's latest single, “Tints,” featuring rapper Kendrick Lamar. The record is the first release from his forthcoming sophomore album, Oxnard, set for release via Aftermath Entertainment on November 16th. The Colin Tilley-directed 5-minute short film features cameos from Dr. Dre and his wife Nicole Young and plots around social injustice issues, especially the treatment of [More]
Anderson .Paak drops off the brand new single, "Tints," featuring rapper Kendrick Lamar. The record is the first release from his forthcoming album, Oxnard, set for release via Aftermath Entertainment exclusively distributed by 12 Tone Music. On the ride-out, fun offering, produced by .Paak and Om'Mas Keith, the R&B crooner hypnotizes with lush and vibrant vocals while his collaborator adds some hype bars. "Tints" is a precursor for what is [More]
Another festival is coming to town and this time it is combining all of our favorite R&B acts with a bit of hip-hop to add a little more sparkle to the summer. In its inaugural year, Smokin' Grooves Festival, presented by Goldenvoice, is set to take over the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California with a lineup to die for. Headlining [More]
Anderson .Paak is back to electrify music enthusiast with his funky, percussion-soaked, and indulging musical style via the new song, 'Til It's Over.' Produced by Jeff Kleinman and Michael Uzowuru, the new offering continues to showcase Paak's raspy and soulful delivery and storytelling. "We stayed up all night watching the comedy show / That aged whiskey and hydro," he sings. [More]
In a set of collaborations, 15-time GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys will join Best New Artist nominee Maren Morris, Best New Artist contender Anderson .Paak will perform with legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest & Dave Grohl, and The Weeknd will be accompanied by six-time GRAMMY winners Daft Punk.
Anderson .Paak's star continues to rise in 2017: Along with his Grammy nominations, .Paak will assist one of the world's biggest pop stars, Bruno Mars, on the European leg of his "24K Magic World Tour."