HW Pick: Anderson .Paak Chained To The Free Nationals (Video)

We just fell in love NPR especially with our man Anderson .Paak. on their NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert. Bobby Carter writes that Good luck trying to classify Anderson .Paak and his band The Free Nationals. Much of their sound is layered atop a soulful hip-hop foundation; from there, your safest bet is to call it a hodgepodge of genres in the best way possible. Guitarist Jose Rios and bassist Kelsey Gonzalez inject a hard-rock edge into the Hi-Tek-produced “Come Down,” this set’s opening number. When you hear them play the first few jazz chords of “Heart Don’t Stand A Chance,” it’s hard to simply call this R&B.

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