Anderson.Paak

The best known Anderson.Paak song is the knee twitch inducer: “Come Down”, which is  still one of my favorite work-out songs.

It was also the only song I really knew of his, until I saw his performance for NPR’s “Tiny Desk concert”-series on YouTube from a few years back. Just like during his upcoming show at RF18, he shared the Tiny Desk stage with his friends from “the Free Nationals”. They played 5 songs and had me begging for more…

That is one charming dude, amirite?

It’s so hard to describe music with words sometimes, but I think Roskilde Festival’s website pretty much nailed it, when they wrote: “He raps, he sings, he drums – sometimes simultaneously. And that’s not all, he writes beyond-solid, sweat-dripping, funk-jamming R&B songs full of clever, often socially conscious lyrics, far away from the complacency of many colleagues.”

All though I couldn’t find any information about new albums or recent songs (other than his collaboration on the Black Panther soundtrack), I did see that both Anderson.Paak as fellow featuring artist, Bruno Mars, will be collaborating on the new album of Disco-funk legends Chic. So maybe, just maybe, if we’re lucky and keep our fingers crossed, there may be a guest appearance of one or the other during RF18!

Here’s hoping.

 

 

 

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Author: Epi B

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. - Albert Einstein

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