While he was working on 2018's Oxnard, the ever-ambitious Anderson .Paak was recording Ventura at the same time. As he explains it, both albums showcase the duality that has inspired the Grammy-award winning artist throughout his career. "Growing up in Oxnard gave me the grit and the church to find this voice of mine. One town over I went further and found my depth. [I] held one [album] back because that would have been too many songs to perform live!" Now with a more soulful sound representative of the beautiful, scenic Ventura, Anderson .Paak gives us "King James," "Make It Better" and more – with a diverse set of features from such heavyweights as Smokey Robinson, André 3000, Nate Dogg and Brandy among others. Welcome to Ventura!