Watch Anderson .Paak Bring Out Brandy And Jay Rock During His Coachella Performance
His set also included a brief tribute to Nipsey Hussle and Mac Miller.
The singer came out to perform “Jet Black,” a song she’s featured on from .Paak’s latest album, Ventura, while the Top Dawg Entertainment rapper performed “King’s Dead,” the Black Panther track that also includes Kendrick Lamar, Future, James Blake, and Mike Will Made-It, as well as his Redemption track “Win.”
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.Paak also dedicated a brief part of his performance to Nipsey Hussle and Mac Miller, with the artist performing “Dang!,” his collaborative track with the late Miller. .Paak, who played both Coachella weekends, paid tribute to the rappers during his first weekend set too.
Ventura is the follow-up to .Paak’s 2018 release Oxnard. Speaking to Okayplayer, .Paak discussed the differences between the two albums.
“There is a lot more soul,” the artist said of Ventura. “A lot of beauty…a lot of funky cool shit, man. [Dr.] Dre has a lot of trust in me. And allows me leeway with the writing and the production…I went through the boot camp — which I felt like Oxnard and Compton were like my boot camp.”
He also discussed how Ventura and Oxnard were finished at the same time but they couldn’t be released at the same time.
“…there was just timing issues. So I was like ‘cool, let’s get Oxnard out and then we’ll get Ventura out shortly after,'” .Paak said. “I liked that people were surprised. The timing was good, too, because I just got the Grammyand we solidified the tour. So I felt that there was no better timing to give them the other half of the story.”