2016 has been a breakout year for Anderson .Paak.
As the 30-year-old is well on his way to earning the title of one of the music industry's hardest working musicians, he is finally starting to get the recognition he deserves, taking home the Centric Certified Award at the 2016 Soul Train Awards.
.Paak, known for his eccentric genre-bending style, surprised everyone by bringing out BJ The Chicago Kid during his debut Soul Train Awards performance and the two absolutely had the whole room rocking.
Judging from countless tweets alone reacting to their unique collaboration, not only is there room for rising artists to make their mark, but we're more than here to watch and celebrate the journey alongside them.
Congrats out to you, Anderson .Paak! We wish you much continued success and can't wait for you to grace the Soul Train Awards stage throughout the years to come.
Take a look at some praise for the one and only Anderson .Paak in the tweets below.
This is why I love watching Soul Train Awards they recognized real talent, yayyyyyyy Anderson Paak 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾#SoulTrainAwards— Tahmeeka Henderson (@diamondgurl13) November 28, 2016
Congrats to my Anderson. YES LAWD!! #SoulTrainAwards— Hypewilliamz (@thatbxhoney) November 28, 2016
I feel like Anderson .Paak is going to be one of my new favorite artists. He seems so humble and has an awesome vibe. #SoulTrainAwards— Mia (@Mamma__Mia) November 28, 2016
Watching Anderson.Paak & BJ the Chicago Kid on national tv is like watching your sons graduate from high school. #SoulTrainAwards— Ash Motown (@ashtonmorris1) November 28, 2016
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