In 2011, Paak had started earning acceptance in the Los Angeles
music world, and had begun working on his debut album. He
completed O.B.E. Vol.1, and released the album in mid-2012. On
November 27, 2013, Paak produced and recorded Cover Art, an all-
covers EP. Paak was inspired by the white artists of the 1950s who
achieved commercial success by remaking songs written by black
blues and R&B singers while hardly ever compensating the original
artists. Cover Art reversed the process and transformed folk and rock
classics from white musicians into a mold of soul, jazz, hip hop, and
On October 28, 2014, Paak released Venice, his debut album as Anderson Paak. Paak performed on six songs on Dr. Dre's 2015 album Compton and two on The Game's The Documentary 2. In October 2015, he announced that he had recorded material with ScHoolboy Q and 9th Wonder. Paak released his second album, Malibu, on January 15, 2016, to critical acclaim.
In January 2016, Anderson indicated that he has been recording with Flying Lotus. On January 30, Paak announced via Twitter he has signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment.
This dude is BAD ASS! Make sure you catch this performance!