Brandon Paak Anderson, known by his stage name Anderson.Paak, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumental musician from Oxnard, California. He released his first mixtape, O.B.E. Episode 1 in 2012 and continued to release Venice in 2014. After that, he followed up with Malibu, in 2016, receiving a nomination for Best Urban Contemporary Album at the Grammy Awards, followed by Oxnard, in 2018 and Ventura, in 2019. At the 61st Grammy Awards, Paak won her first Grammy for Best Rap Performance for the song "Bubblin". He won another Grammy in 2020 for "Best R&B Album" with Ventura and one for Best R&B Performance for "Come Home". In addition to his solo career, Anderson formed the NxWorries duo in 2015, along with record producer Knxwledge. He regularly accompanies the Free Nationals, who play a variety of musical instruments such as electric guitar, bass, piano, keyboard and drums and also acts as a vocal accompaniment.
|Birth name||Brandon Paak Anderson|
|Also known as||Breezy Lovejoy, Cheeky Andy|
|Born||February 8, 1986, Oxnard, California, U.S.|
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B, soul, funk|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist|
|Instruments||Vocals, drums, percussion, keyboards|
|Labels||Stones Throw, Hellfyre Club, Steel Wool, OBE, ArtClub, Empire, Aftermath, Atlantic|
|Associated acts||NxWorries, Silk Sonic, Dr. Dre, Dumbfoundead, Free Nationals, George Watsky, Kaytranada, Lalah Hathaway, Madlib, Rapsody, Tokimonsta|
Hip-hop/R&B singer and rapper with a stage name of Anderson .Paak., he released an album titled Venice in October of 2014 and a follow-up album called Malibu in January of 2016. He is also one-half of the duo known as NxWorries.
He began producing music as a teenager from the comfort of his own bedroom. He was a drummer at his family's church, and, before working as a musician, he worked at a marijuana farm.
He was previously known by the stage name Breezy Lovejoy, a name under which he released the album O.B.E. Vol.1. He put out an all-covers EP called Cover Art in 2013.
He was born Brandon Paak Anderson. He was homeless with his wife and infant son after being let go from his marijuana farm job.
He was the drummer for Haley Reinhart, formerly of American Idol fame.
- Musicians from Oxnard, California
- Artist Aftermath Entertainment
- Neo soul singers
- Rapper from Los Angeles
- West Coast hip-hop musician
- American rhythm and blues singer-songwriter
- American hip-hop singer
- African-American Record Producers
- Record Producers in California
- African-American musician
Latest information about Anderson Paak updated on June 17 2021.