On Thanksgiving night in Dewey Saunders and Cory Gomberg were putting the finishing touches on a pot of gumbo. Having finished their respective meals with family, the designer and art director behind Anderson.
Even though this was his third album second since dropping his Breezy Lovejoy moniker , it was by all rights an introduction of his solo might to the world after making a splash as a contributor on Dr.
The duo—along with photographer Erik Ian —had the enviable task of confining a singer, drummer, rapper and producer who defied convention into a neat, flat, two-dimensional box.
To say the pressure was on was an understatement, but the team had built a strong rapport with each other and. Paak, ensuring the highest quality outcome. Brandon Anderson Paak has seen a lot in his 29 years.
His mother was a farmer from South Korea, and his father served in the Air Force and later worked as a mechanic until he was sent to prison. Paak told Consequence of Sound in a interview. All of this life experience is reflected in Malibu , which is both his most assured and most personal project yet. Paak's name is more prominent these days given his recent work on Dr. Venice was an easy listen; on Malibu ,. Paak skillfully depicts his surroundings while remaining in the foreground.
Kendrick's spirit feels present at many points on Malibu. Paak's "versatility and his willingness to take detours, not all of which work". Anderson calls "Silicon Valley" "well-meaning but dopey", but praises "Am I Wrong" as "the best Outkast song since that pair folded". Erin Lowers of Exclaim! It's also incisive, languorous and deeply felt, a warm bath of studiously relaxed hip-hop and soul". Moreover, his ability to make uptempo soul without losing his ability to invoke a response more typical of downtempo sounds is particularly impressive".
Paak has truly found his voice". Pitchfork ' s Marcus J. Paak skillfully depicts his surroundings while remaining in the foreground" and that ". Paak's quicksilver flow on "Your Prime" feels teleported in directly from To Pimp a Butterfly as the music flows expansively from creamy soul harmonies to trap cadences".
Weingarten of Rolling Stone said, "The music isn't always as dynamic as his thoughts, opting for a mostly mellow mood that matches the LP's carefree samples of surfing documentaries, but doesn't always capture their freewheeling individuality". Album credits adapted from Malibu digital booklet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anderson Otis Jackson Jr.
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