Anderson.Paak added to J. Cole’s ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ tour

Anderson Paak & the Free Nationals at NPR Music’s SXSW Showcase at Stubb’s on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Photo by Erika Rich for American-Statesman

With charismatic flair, wicked vocal skills and surprisingly sharp rhythm chops on the drum kit, rapper/singer Anderson.Paak was one of 2016’s  breakout stars. He a sleeper hit at South by Southwest 2016, thrilling crowds all over town before taking the Grulke Prize for Best Emerging Artist.

Later in the year, he returned to play a sunset getdown in Zilker Park during Austin City Limits Festival.

WATCH: Austin guitarist Jackie Venson backs Anderson.Paak on the Late Show

Since then, he’s been on a steady rise. He’ll be back in town later this summer as a special guest on J. Cole’s ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ tour which hits the Frank Erwin Center on August 19. Cole will also be presenting several artists from his Dreamville Records showcase, Bas, J.I.D and Ari Lennox, on the tour.

Tickets to the show start at $29.50 and are on sale now.

Author: Deborah Sengupta Stith

Deborah Sengupta Stith has been hanging out in dimly lit corners of the city soaking in the music scene for almost 20 years. Twitter: @deborific

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