The Intro: Who's Anderson .Paak?
We'll tell you!
Anderson .Paak is the hip hop artist on everyone's radar this year. His latest album, 'Malibu,' is still fresh—released January 15.
Paak was awarded The Grulke Prize for Developing US Act at SXSW 2016 for "breaking new ground with creativity."
He added the dot in his name as a reminder to pay attention to detail.
Dr. Dre heard Paak's song "Suede" and received the invitation to work with the legendary producer. This eventually turned into 6 released tracks on Dre's album, 'Compton' (2015).
Notable collaborators: Dr. Dre, The Game, BJ The Chicago Kid, ScHoolboy Q, Talib Kweli, 9th Wonder, Dumbfoundead, Watsky, Tokimonsta
Paak was born in Oxnard, CA and still plays drums at the church where he grew up.
He first started rapping under the artist name Breezy Lovejoy then changed it when he started exploring outside of the rap genre.
Must-listen tracks: "Miss Right," "Suede," "Am I Wrong," "Animals"
Keep up with him on Twitter! @AndersonPaak
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