HomageCollage: Anderson Paak, “Ventura”

🔊💜Today, April 12, 2019, Anderson Paak released his fourth studio album “Ventura.” The album peaked at no. 2 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned the single ‘Make it Better.’ The song features the legendary Smokey Robinson, and it peaked at no. 2 on the Billboard Adult R&B Songs Chart.

Music Birthday: Ab-Soul

🔊🥳Today, February 23, 1987, Ab-Soul was born Herbert Anthony Stevens IV, in Los Angeles, California. Today 2018, ‘Bloody Waters,’ Ab-Soul’s collaboration with Anderson Paak and James Blake, peaked at no. 16 on the US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100. The song is included on the soundtrack album to the culturally iconic superhero film, Black Panther.Continue reading “Music Birthday: Ab-Soul”

Music Birthday: Anderson Paak

🔊🎉Today, February 8, 1986, Anderson Paak was born Brandon Paak Anderson, in Oxnard, California. On February 6, 2016, his sophomore studio album “Malibu” peaked at no. 79 on the US Billboard 200. The album spawned ‘Come Down’ as a single, and it was produced by Hi-Tek. The song contains samples of ‘Hatikvah’ by Naphtali HerzContinue reading “Music Birthday: Anderson Paak”