Album Review: Anderson .Paak – Ventura

By Kwase Lane, Staff Writer [Aftermath; 2019] Rating: 7/10 Key tracks: “Come Home”, “Make It Better”, “Winners Circle” Just six months after his latest project, Oxnard, Anderson .Paak returns to the music scene with Ventura. Oxnard was launched with a lukewarm response from many of .Paak’s fans, but Ventura sees him returning to a style…

Album Review: Anderson .Paak – Malibu

By Jonathan Fuchs, Copy Editor [Steel Wool; 2016] Rating: 4.5/5 Key Tracks: “Heart Don’t Stand A Chance,” “Am I Wrong,” “Room In Here” Mainstream modern R&B music is beginning to become a stale and bland genre. Though occasionally fans get albums from outstanding artists like D’Angelo who break away from the generic style, many R&B artists…