Brandon Paak Anderson (born February 8, 1986), known professionally as Anderson. Paak is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and drummer.
He is of mixed African American and Korean heritage. Anderson's mother was born in South Korea during the Korean War to a Korean woman and an African American soldier. She was initially raised by her Korean grandparents, before being placed in an orphanage and then later adopted by an American family who lived in Los Angeles.
At the age of seven, Paak witnessed his estranged father attack his mother: "My little sister and I went out front and my pops was on top of my mom. There was blood in the street. He was arrested and that was the last time I saw him. I think he did fourteen years."
Delivered since 2010, the GAFFA Awards (Swedish: GAFFA Priset) are a Swedish award that rewards popular music awarded by the magazine of the same name.
Delivered since 1991, the GAFFA Awards are a Danish award that rewards popular music by the magazine of the same name.
Paak began producing music from his bedroom as a teenager, while attending Foothill Technology High School. His first experiences performing were as a drummer at his family's church. Paak met his wife, a music student from South Korea, at music school. In 2011, prior to being a successful working musician, Paak was working at a marijuana farm in Santa Barbara. He was dismissed without warning and became homeless with his wife and infant son.
On January 20, 2020, Paak was a guest showcase model on the television game show The Price Is Right. Also in January 2020, Paak was featured on Eminem's eleventh studio album release titled Music to be Murdered By on the track "Lock It Up."
On March 4, 2020, Paak appeared alongside the Free Nationals in a second Tiny Desk Concert.
Height : 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
Weight : 73 kg (160 lbs)