Anderson .Paak’s Upcoming ‘Ventura’ Album Will Feature Appearances From André 3000, Nate Dogg, Smokey Robinson, & More

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Anderson .Paak also dropped off his new single.

We are about a month away from the release of Anderson .Paak’s new album, Ventura. And now we’re finally able to hear some new music. Anderson .Paak has just dropped Ventura’s first single. The song is called “King James” and it features the classic feel-good groove that was prominent on .Paak’s last album, Oxnard.

READ: Anderson .Paak Talks Early Gigs w/ Sa-Ra, Headlining Arenas & What to Expect From His Upcoming Album Ventura [Interview]

With the release of the new song, .Paak released the tracklist for the album. Ventura has 11 tracks and features appearances from André 3000, Smokey Robinson, Brandy, Nate Dogg, and more. On the production side, .Paak is again working with Dr. Dre. (Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like Madlib will be on the album.)

READ: The Secret History Of Anderson .Paak’s Malibu Album Artwork

Here is the tracklist.

1. “Come Home” (feat. André 3000)
2. “Make It Better” (feat. Smokey Robinson)
3. “Reachin’ 2 Much” (feat. Lalah Hathaway)
4. “Winners Circle”
5. “Good Heels” (feat. Jazmine Sullivan)
6. “Yada Yada”
7. “King James”
8. “Chosen One” (feat. Sonyae Elise)
“9. Jet Black” (feat. Brandy)
10. “Twilight”
11. “What Can We Do?” (feat. Nate Dogg)

Listen to “King James” below.

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