Anderson .Paak may have opened a headway for one of the grooviest albums of 2018 in Oxnard, named for his home city. This being his third studio album captures tales from his ventures in Oxnard, political views, the life in the light of a known artist and his desires for future endeavors.
.Paak has been known for his creative linguistics and neo soul/funk type vibe. The project starts off with a quick interlude style, singing track in “The Chase.” This track takes the first leg giving a little taste of everything letting the listener know what to expect from the remainder of the album. Continue reading Track by track→
Houstonian MC Devin the Dude talks about his music, influences, and maturing in his art.
By: Ariana Triggs, IG: @ari.ataree
“Talking about it now is like a trend, but when we started out, even talking about weed–that was taboo. To even get on stage and smoke was like ‘Hell naw’. So we were, in that state, we were kind of trendsetters, but it wasn’t always about weed. It was just something to get their attention and listen to the message.” Devin asserted as he chilled and kicked back after a great show in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This was my first time seeing Devin perform live, as I missed the show at the House of Blues in New Orleans the previous Saturday. Here he was in Baton Rouge giving us a taste of the magic his 25-year career is built upon. Continue reading The Man, The Dude, The Devin→