Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak arrived on the music scene as Silk Sonic this past Friday releasing their new smooth single “Leave the Door Open.”

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During a Radio.Com LIVE Check In, the duo revealed they played wit additional names before settling on Silk Sonic. Three of the names they passed on were Robocop Funk, A World Gone Pair and Turkish Gold.

During their appearance, .Paak revealed the chemistry of the two and how it correlated to the music they made. “(Bruno) threatened me. And he got real close, and he’s like, ‘I got a lot riding on this, Andy. I need your help. I can’t be the only one out here making this great music,'” .Paak said.


You can watch the full interview below.