After working on Detox for more than a decade, Dr. Dre finally cancelled the long-gestating project in 2015 and released Compton. Apart from hearing what Dre had been up for all these years, the album featured a host of up-and-coming artists vying to become the next big thing discovered by the producer who introduced the world to Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, and Kendrick Lamar. In the months since the release of Compton, it has become clear that the next name on that list is Anderson Paak. The 30-year-old polymath can sing, rap, produce, and play drums, and he does all of those on his masterful second albumMalibu, bringing old school R&B and soul to contemporary hip-hop in the way that Lamar did with To Pimp a Butterfly. But while Lamar’s album is built for Black Lives Matter rallies, Paak’s is intended for bedrooms, beach parties, and barbeques. Anderson Paak performs with The Free Nationals at 8 p.m. at the Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. $20. (301) 960-9999. fillmoresilverspring.com. (Chris Kelly)
Biscuit fans should head to Art and Soul tonight for the return of its annual Biscuit Bash. From 6 to 8 p.m., around a dozen chefs from Buttercream Bakeshop, Southern Efficiency, Tico, and more will prepare their best biscuit dishes, and the public will get to decide a winner. There will also be drinks from Derek Brown’s Drink Company and Gina Chersevani’s Buffalo & Bergen as well as mini cones from Ice Cream Jubilee. Tickets, $40, are available here. A portion of the proceeds will benefit DC Central Kitchen. Art and Soul, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW, (202) 393-7777, artandsouldc.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Aussie rockers Tame Impala play Merriweather Post Pavillion tonight with French electronica act M83. 7 p.m. 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD
90s folk rocker Joan Osbourne will appear at the Birchmere in Alexandria with opening act Mutlu. 7:30 p.m. 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA
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