The creeping synths create a stomping atmosphere that will rock heavy in clubs and cars with systems in the trunk. .Paak drifts from lyrics about his aspirational desires to political cries against police brutality easily, demonstrating his skill at connecting topics effortlessly. Quotable LyricsIve been swimming through the processAnd you cant see me, Im the Loch NessYou could proceed, but with cautionGive the proceeds to my God-kidsOld dirt on my conscienceSame nigga my pop isLame niggas wanna pop shit, get drop kicked by a drop kick
New Music: Anderson .Paak – Who R U?
After dropping the Kendrick Lamar-assisted “Tints,” the Aftermath signee delivers a second offering with “Who R U?” Over the Dr. Dre and Mell-produced beat, .Paak reflects on realizing his dream (“I had the vision back in 12th grade, that I’d be killing shit with Doc Dre”) and elevating his game (“I”m on anotha wave”).
Anderson .Paak Delivers His Freestyled Take on Junior M.A.F.I.A.s “Get Money”
Oxnard, the last album in .Paak’s “beach series,” will be released Nov. 16. The 14-track follow-up to 2016’s Malibu includes appearances from J. Cole, Pusha-T, Q-Tip, Snoop Dogg, and Dre, who serves as executive producer.
“One of the most amazing, hardest, funnest, happiest, saddest times in my life,” .Paak told Beats 1 of Oxnard. “Just so many different experiences. I’m just so grateful and blessed to make this record with [Dre]. It’s my best work.”
While promoting Oxnard, he recently stopped by Power 106’s L.A. Leakers, where he spit a freestyle over Junior M.A.F.I.A.’s “Get Money.” Watch him show out below.