Good Things in stores now.
The public performances continue, as Aloe Blacc spends some time in France, with this appearance on The Take Away Show, whatever that is. Directed by Colin Solal Cardo and also very dope.
Aloe Blacc does an impromptu performance of “I Need A Dollar” on the subway in Paris.
You might be familiar with Aloe Blacc from his hit single, “I Need A Dollar”, heard at the beginning of each episode of HBO’s How To Make It In America. But Aloe’s been around for years, first debuting in the late 90′s as one-half of Emanon, a group formed with west-coast producer extraordinaire, Exile. But [cont.]
From Adidas Originals: You’ve heard him performing the theme song to HBO’s hit series “How to Make It in America” and now we introduce you to the man. They say patience is a virtue which is definitely the case for Aloe Blacc and a reason why his sophomore album is called ‘Good Things’ (just released, [cont.]
O.C. native Aloe Blacc talks about his new sound, music for positive social change, and his forthcoming LP. And did he say something about an Emanon reunion LP with Exile…?
Aloe gives us another taste of what to expect on Good Things, dropping September 28th, with this appearance on DJ Hyphen’s radio show.
The-Indie-R.-Kelly The-New-John-Legend, Aloe Blacc, sat in with Giles Peterson’s Worldwide show this week, previewing new music from his September 28th Good Things release, speaking on his career thus far, his early origins with Exile as 1/2 of Emanon, and what to expect from the new LP. Aloe Blacc on Gilles Peterson Worldwide 7/2010 by stonesthrow
On September 28th, Aloe Blacc will release his second LP, Good Things, the follow up to his Stones Throw debut, Shine Through (which you should go back and listen to right now.) Lots of “good” music in September, eh? Track List: 01. I Need A Dollar 02. Green Lights 03. Hey Brother 04. Miss Fortune [cont.]
Aloe Blacc performs his hit single from How To Make It In America live in the studio.
Mr. I Need A Dollar returns with this gorgeous, soulful cover of Velvet Underground’s “Femme Fatal”. Second single from the sophomore LP, Good Things, due later this year on Stones Throw. Available now on 7″ single from the Stones Throw shop. LISTEN: Aloe Blacc – “Femme Fatale” (MP3) Aloe Blacc – “Femme Fatale” (MP3)
Aloe Blacc appears on France’s Le Grand Journal De Canal for a two part performance of “Loving You Is Killing Me” and “I Need A Dollar”. Check the second clip here.
Dilated’s Rakka serves up the title track from forthcoming Decon Records solo debut. Featuring Mr. I Need A Dollar, Aloe Blacc, whom we’ve been hyping for years. LISTEN: Rakka – “Crown Of Thorns” (feat. Aloe Blacc) (MP3) Rakka – “Crown Of Thorns” (feat. Aloe Blacc) (MP3)
MED does his thing over Madlib & Strong Arm Steady’s “Get Started” instrumental. New album and podcast coming from the man shortly. MED + Aloe Blacc – “Hold U” (MP3)
Video for Aloe Blacc’s single “I Need A Dollar” from the forthcoming album Good Things on Stones Throw, and also doubles as the theme song for HBO’s How To Make It In America. Let it be known that we are huge fans of Sir Blacc. Directed by Kahlil Joseph, Photography by Matthew J.Lloyd, and video [cont.]
During the heyday of indie hip-hop some five or six years ago, back when everyone had a bedroom based label, Emanon debuted on Ill Boogie records, as a part of the “Earplug Series”. The duo of emcee Aloe Blacc and producer Exile showed promise, but unfortunately were overshadowed by the stars of the series, [cont.]
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