If you’re a fan of American music, then you’ve probably heard of Anderson Paak. He’s a musician and record producer from Oxnard, California, born in February 1986. But did you know that he often stylizes his name as Anderson .Paak?
Anderson Paak is a man of many talents. He’s a singer and rapper who can also play the drums, percussion, and keyboards. In 2012, he released his debut studio album, O.B.E. Vol. 1, under the name Breezy Lovejoy. He then dropped another album, Lovejoy, under the same name that same year.
In 2014, Anderson Paak released Venice under his current stage name, and the album was a hit. Two years later, he released Malibu, which reached #9 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart and #79 on the Billboard 200. And in 2018, he dropped the album Oxnard, which was also well-received.
Anderson Paak has worked with a ton of other artists, including ScHoolboy Q, The Game, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Idris Elba, Mac Miller, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Ab-Soul, James Blake, and J. Cole. And if you’re a fan of his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, “Tints,” you’ll be happy to know that it reached #10 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop Bubbling Under chart.
All in all, Anderson Paak is a multi-talented musician who’s definitely worth checking out if you haven’t already.