(Aftermath Entertainment) Rachel Aroesti. Last year’s Oxnard was Anderson .Paak’s first hard left turn. Oxnard is the hometown of Anderson .Paak, a 32-year-old rapper, whose first step was to resurrect the soundtrack of the 1970s blaxploitation movies. Music Reviews: Oxnard by Anderson .Paak released in 2018 via Aftermath, 12 Tone. Oxnard by Anderson .Paak album reviews & Metacritic score: The third full-length studio release for the Southern California artist features guest appearances from Kadhja Bonet, BJ The Chicago Kid, J. Before Oxnard’s release, many believed the album would reveal more about .Paak’s upbringing, and how his hometown of Oxnard shaped him into the artist he is today. Genre: Neo-Soul. “Oxnard” is Anderson’s debut on Aftermath Entertainment. HipHopDX rolls out the official Anderson .Paak Oxnard album review. Oxnard is the hometown of Anderson .Paak, a 32-year-old rapper, whose first step was to resurrect the soundtrack of the 1970s blaxploitation movies. … Seeing him rise the last couple of years has been a great sight and it’s all culminated to this. By Olivia Amitay. This doesn't mean that Oxnard is a bad record by any standard; for Dre, at least, it's a boon. Review: Anderson.Paak’s Vivacious ‘Oxnard’ Strives to Be a Cali-Hip-Hop Epic The album has some great moments, and a few missed opportunities. And now, you can hear Parliament-by-way-of-Dr. Dre in the music of Thundercat, Dâm-Funk, Terrace Martin, and Dre’s own Aftermath Records artist, Anderson Paak. 1.6M 614K 323K 634K ... More reviews on HipHopDX . The first Anderson .Paak album to be released on Aftermath, Oxnard has a grander sonic palette, with Dr. Dre’s presence providing a lot more polish and cinematic sheen. Anderson Paak "Oxnard" Review - Anderson's talent combined with executive production from Dr. Dre created a lot of expectations. Anderson .Paak’s Oxnard makes his most compelling argument to date as to why he will go down as one of the greatest, most complex, talented, and diverse artists of the past decade.. anderson .paak – “oxnard” first impressions review Anderson .Paak is an upcoming artist who released one of my personal favorite R&B/Rap albums, Malibu, in 2016. B esides Kendrick Lamar, my favorite artist currently working is undoubtedly Anderson .Paak. Dr. Dre didn’t discover Anderson .Paak as a new, undeveloped artist with latent promise.

But on Oxnard, Anderson .Paak does his best to live up to its lofty expectations. In a year that has deemed itself as one of hip-hop’s greatest and most memorable periods to date, the world received countless immense moments such as: newly-shattered charting records with Drake’s …

Now that he’s finally released his follow-up album Oxnard, a collaboration with Dr. Dre, he’s officially in the big leagues. ALBUM REVIEW: Anderson .Paak – Oxnard. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Anderson .Paak - OXNARD First REACTION/REVIEW YouTube Kanye West - YE First REACTION/REVIEW - Duration: 23:28. It is the Grammy-nominated artist’s 3rd studio album and the first to be released on Dr. Dre’s label Aftermath Entertainment. Tracks like "Sweet Chick" – .Paak's own X-rated "Mambo Number 5" – and "Mansa Musa" – featuring a firey verse from relative newcomer Cocoa Sarai – are the some of strongest material he's been associated with in … Anderson .Paak Hits His Creative Peak On The Funk-Washed, Sun-Bleached Ode To His Hometown, ‘Oxnard’ Aaron Williams Twitter Hip-Hop Editor November 20, 2018 Review: Anderson .Paak’s ‘Ventura’ is Ambitious, Wide-Ranging Hip-Hop Soul The California MC ponders grown-up love on the companion to last year’s ‘Oxnard’ Dr. Dre didn’t discover Anderson .Paak as a new, undeveloped artist with latent promise. Oxnard has a stronger sense of direction than its predecessor and is a breath of fresh air in the current state of pop rap and neo-soul. Anderson .Paak's new album, Oxnard, is a nod to the Southern California city where Anderson grew up. I know this isn’t his second album, but Anderson .Paak’s follow-up to critically acclaimed breakthrough Malibu feels a sophomore slump all the same. Did he deliver?