Anderson .Paak is a rapper, drummer and producer from Oxnard, California, who is now based in Los Angeles. Paak previously recorded under the name Breezy Lovejoy, releasing O.B.E. Vol. 1, and adopted his new moniker with the release of Venice (2014). He has also released music as NxWorries with Knxwledge and was invited to perform on Dr. Dre’s 2015 studio album, Compton, due to this collaboration. Paak signed to Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment weeks after the release of his sophomore album, Malibu (2016).