Back in 2015, Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge performed three songs from their NxWorries project in the Stones Throw warehouse a.k.a. The Dungeon, for both ‘Suede‘ and ‘Link Up‘. Today, the label has released a new live music video for this early version of the addictive smooth ode to overcoming temptation, ‘Sidepiece‘.Paak boasts his stripped down vocals in the video and belts the anthem as he and Knxwledge keep it real player as always throughout the visuals. The video also features a visual remix courtesy of Ruff Mercy, who has done visual and graphic work for everyone from Run the Jewels to Young Thug. You can also listen to the final version of “Sidepiece” on the debut album from NxWorries, Yes Lawd!, out now.
Additionally, Anderson .Paak is scheduled to make an appearance on Pharrell and Scott Vener‘s Beats 1 showOTHERtonethis upcoming Sunday. In a series of clips from the episode, .Paak and Pharrell talk about communication during recording sessions, working with one another, .Paak’s collaboration with Q-Tip, and more.