Aloe Blacc is an American soul singer, rapper, and musician. His first album, entitled Shine Through, was released by Stones Throw Records in 2006.
[audio:aloeblacc-femmefatale-7inch.mp3] He began his career in 1995 as an MC in and indie rap group called Emanon. By the end of the 1990s, Blacc was a “stow away” on a Lootpack tour in Europe. His music contains elements of jazz, soul and hip hop.
He recorded a cover version of the John Legend song “Ordinary People” entitled “Gente Ordinaria”. His song “I Need a Dollar” is the intro song for the HBO show How to Make it in America.
Aloe Blacc | Loving You Is Killing Me (Live in Studio)
He is also working on a new album titled “Good Things” set to be released on September 28th, 2010
Aloe Blacc | I Need A Dollar (Official Video)
Video for Aloe Blacc’s single “I Need A Dollar” from the forthcoming album Good Things. Director: Kahlil Joseph | Photography: Matthew J.Lloyd | Video Produced by WHat Matters Most and Funk Factory Films
Aloe Blacc LIVE
Saturday 02th October 2010 | 22:00
Bohannon Club / Dircksenstr. 40 / 10178 Berlin