ARTIST OF THE MONTH: ANDERSON .PAAK

Here are 10 interesting facts about our featured artist of the month: Anderson .Paak
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1. Anderson .Paak born on February 8, 1986 as Brandon Paak Anderson to a Korean mother and African American father.
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2. Anderson .Paak stylises his name with a dot before his surname- “The dot stands for detail.”

“Always be paying attention to detail... I spent a lot of time working on my craft, developing my style, and after I came out of my little incubation I promised that I would pay attention to detail. And on top of that, I want to make sure that dot is always there to remind me and to remind others.”

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3. Drumming was his first love - his mother bought him a drum kit when he was just 11-years-old. He used to be a drummer for American Idol contestant Haley Reinhart.
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4. Before he took the stage name Andersoon .Paak, he went by the name ‘Breezy Lovejoy.'

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5. .Paak was honoured to be selected to work on his mentor and musical peer, Dr.Dre’s first album in 16 years.
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6. Before he found fame and got recognized for his beats, .Paak used to work on a pot farm.

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7. When .Paak isn’t guesting on major label singles, he’s putting in work as one-half of the duo NxWorries.




8. He released 5 albums in total since 2016.

O.B.E. Vol. 1(as Breezy Lovejoy)
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Lovejoy (as Breezy Lovejoy)
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Venice
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Malibu
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Oxnard
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9. He received a nomination for Best Urban Contemporary Album at the 2017 Grammy Awards and was nominated as Best New Artist last year.
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10. He co-wrote 2 songs on Christina Aguilera's sixth album, Liberation.

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