Anderson .Paak

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Anderson Paak
Paak in 2016
Paak in 2016
Background information
Birth nameBrandon Paak Anderson
Also known asBreezy Lovejoy
Born (1986-02-08) February 8, 1986 (age 37)
Oxnard, California, U.S.
GenresR&B, hip hop, funk, soul, pop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, rapper, musician, record producer
InstrumentsVocals, Drums
Years active2009–present
LabelsStones Throw, Steel Wool, OBE, ArtClub, Empire, Aftermath
Member ofSilk Sonic, Nxworries

Brandon Anderson (born February 8, 1986, in Oxnard, California), is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, musician, and record producer better known as Anderson .Paak. He became a leading popular music performer of the 2010’s. Paak has won eight Grammy Awards.

He is of African American and Korean ancestry.[1] Anderson first appeared as a drummer in his family's church. He began his music career performing under the stage name Breezy Lovejoy.

Anderson later adopted the stage name Anderson .Paak. His first album, Venice, was released in 2014 and became a hit. It featured the singles "Drugs" and "Miss Right”.

His second album, Malibu (2016), featured the singles "The Season / Carry Me", "Am I Wrong", "Room in Here" and "Come Down". The album was nomination for a Grammy.

Paak's third album, Oxnard, was released in 2018. It included the singles "Tints" and "Who R U?" . The album entered the Billboard 200 at number 11.

His fourth album, Ventura (2019), won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album in 2020.

In 2021, Paak and fellow singer-songwriter and musician Bruno Mars formed the duo Silk Sonic. Their first studio album An Evening with Silk Sonic was released on November 12, 2021. In 2022, the duo won four Grammy Awards.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Episode 54: Anderson Paak". April 2, 2014. Retrieved January 18, 2020.