ANDERSON .PAAK – LOCKDOWN

Anderson .Paak celebrated Juneteenth this year with a new protest song titled ‘Lockdown,’ on which he details his experience at the Black Lives Matter protests held in Los Angeles in June. It’s a poignant and powerful contribution to the movement featuring an equally heartfelt verse from TDE’s Jay Rock. Stream below via YouTube.

ANDERSON .PAAK – VENTURA

‘Ventura’ is Anderson .Paak’s fourth studio album, and has to be one of the most hotly anticipated this year so far. Following the West Coast place name theme of his previous albums, .Paak makes his way up the California coast on ‘Ventura.’ Again following a theme, it also comes executive produced by none other than…

ANDERSON .PAAK – MAKE IT BETTER [VIDEO]

Anderson .Paak has shared a new, Smokey Robinson-featured track from upcoming album ‘Ventura.’ ‘Make It Better’ arrives with a music video directed by Andy Hines and is a smooth, soulful, string-filled ode to repairing a relationship, produced by none other than The Alchemist. ‘Ventura’ is set to arrive next Friday [April 12] via Aftermath/12 Tone,…

ANDERSON .PAAK – KING JAMES

Anderson .Paak releases ‘King James,’ the first track from his forthcoming album ‘Ventura’ [April 12th]. The funky, blissed out track acts as an ode to businessman, philanthropist, and basketball player Lebron James. New albukm ‘Ventura’ is set to feature Smokey Robinson, André 3000, Jazmine Sullivan, Brandy, Nate Dogg, Lalah Hathaway and Sonyae Elise. .Paak explains:…

ANDERSON .PAAK – OXNARD

Anderson. Paak’s new album ‘Oxnard’ was mixed and produced by Dr. Dre.  As such, it positively oozes West Coast.  It’s Los Angeles in the late afternoon heat, it’s palm trees on the eponymous Oxnard Beach, and its sound is every bit as in and of the area as any work of Snoop Dogg or N.W.A. …

ANDERSON .PAAK – TINTS [FT. KENDRICK LAMAR]

After teasing the collab on Instagram, Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Lamar have shared new track ‘Tints,’ which premiered on Beats 1 this evening.  Produced by Om’Mas Keith and .Paak himself, ‘Tints’ is the lead single from Anderson .Paak’s forthcoming album ‘Oxnard’, which will be released on Aftermath Entertainment, release date TBA.  What we do know,…

ANDERSON .PAAK – BUBBLIN’

Anderson .Paak is officially back. It’s been two and a half years since Anderson .Paak’s critically-acclaimed solo album ‘Malibu’, and he’s back with newest single ‘Bubblin”. Two months after ‘Til It’s Over,’ the artist spoke to Beats 1 about his time out. “Listen to me, I have 65,000 songs in the vault,” .Paak told Zane…

NXWORRIES – BEST ONE [REMIX]

NxWorries [vocalist Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge] announce a remix package of ‘Yes Lawd!‘, almost exactly one year after the release of their debut as a duo.  The LP is due for release November 17 on Stones Throw Records, the first taste of which is a re-working of ‘Yes Lawd!‘ single ‘Best One’.  Stream below…

NXWORRIES – SCARED MONEY

Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge pay homage to their favourite flick ‘Paid In Full’; visually re-enacting some of their favourite scenes and re-creating parts of the 1988 set in the year.  The duo released ‘Yes Lawd!‘ under the name Nxworries on Stones Throw last year, which is set to be remixed and re-released.  To that end, the epilogue that…

CURATOR PLAYLIST 003 – ROSIE MATHESON

The third in our series of curated playlists comes courtesy of London-based Photographer Rosie Matheson.  We first fell in love with her work when she launched ‘Boys‘; a nationwide exhibition showcasing the face of modern Britain through a series of intimate, stunningly shot portraits.  She’s also shot some of our favourite artists; from Kojey Radical…