Los Angeles, CA – With his album Oxnard lastly completed, Anderson .Paak took to Instagram to hype followers up with a picture of himself flanked by two of the style most iconic producers, Q-Tip his boss, Dr. Dre, and a few rapper by the identify of Kendrick Lamar.
“Take a second to understand what’s taking place round you,” he wrote as a picture caption — including a hashtag with the album identify. Though the photographs itself doesn’t conclusively counsel that Tip and Dre had been each feverishly working the boards for Oxnard (which might be a unbelievable feat for longtime followers), a collaboration between the three on this LP isn’t that onerous to think about.
This previous weekend, Andy shared a photograph op of him and Kung Fu Kenny, which was tagged with album’s launch date of October four and alluding to the truth that he too will seem on the extremely anticipated album.
Back in January of 2017, he chatted with Pharrell Williams and Scott Verner on their OTHERtone Beats 1 radio present, detailing not solely the expertise of working with Dre on Compton, but additionally revealing that he had songs with Q-Tip already within the bag.
He additionally appeared on Tribe Called Quest’s closing album on the music “Movin Backwards.”
Dr. Dre additionally posted a shot of Tip and Dre every holding vinyl copies of one another’s basic initiatives. The two producers have lengthy admired one another work — to the purpose of truly inspiring one another’s seminal works.
“The bar was set very excessive,” Tip instructed Rude Jude and Lord Sear on Shade 45 in a 2012 interview. “Musically, my essential factor was Dre. That was like, making an attempt to make one thing he would really like and admire in a means. Musically.”
Dre has additionally famous prior to now that The Low End Theory tremendously impressed The Chronic.
We’ll have to attend and see if these photographs do show that Tip put in work on Oxnard, or maybe Dre and Tip collaborating on the ATCQ entrance man’s long-awaited Last Zulu album.