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Dr. Dre Playing "Heavy Role" On Upcoming Anderson .Paak Album

Anderson .Paak says fans can expect his third studio album the follow-up to 2016s widely-acclaimed Malibu to be released sometime this year.

During a recently published interview with Australias triple j radio station, .Paak also revealed that label boss Dr. Dre has been heavily involved in the albums creation.

Dr. Dre] had a heavy role in this new album thats almost done as well, he said. Just going through the mixing phase. I wont say any dates but you can definitely expect it this year, sometime … Its dope to be around like legends like that and you can feel the mutual respect. Thats what I always did it for, I wasnt really thinking about money or fame, I just wanted the respect from the people I look up to musically. Its amazing.

.Paak heavily contributed to Dr. Dres 2015 album, Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre, featured onsix the LPs 16 tracks. He signed to Dres Aftermath Entertainment in January 2016.

Elsewhere, .Paak also spoke about working on the Black Panther soundtrack, which is executive produced by Kendrick Lamar and TDE boss Anthony Top Dawg Tiffith.

.Paak who appears on the albums Bloody Waters song alongside Ab-Soul and James Blake reveals he recorded his part remotely in South Africa.

We were in South Africa, we had literally just got f the plane and I got a text from Kendrick, he was like I hear you on the song I dont hear nobody else on it, he said. I just go to South Africa, Ill try my best to get it done. So we just booked a studio that night and I recorded it and sent it back he loved it. Couple weeks later it was on the soundtrack.