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  • Music

    April 10, 2014

    Aloe Blacc Is the Man

    The Laguna Hills native gets ready to conquer Coachella with his unstoppable music

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Aloe Blacc and the Grand Scheme at the Detroit Bar

    ​Aloe Blacc and the Grand Scheme Oct. 12, 2011 Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa If I were to tell you that the coolness of Aloe Blacc's delivery would've made Marvin Gaye do a double take you'd say I was delusional. Maybe so, but the sheer audacity of the previous statement is a testament to Blacc's skill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Eight Things You Probably Didn't Know About Aloe Blacc

    ​We've made no bones about our affection for Aloe Blacc in the past. There are several intriguing subjects to cover when it comes to the Laguna Hills-bred troubadour born Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III: his days in indie hip-hop outfit Emanon; his transition from MC into a traditional soul vocalist; ... More >>

  • Music

    December 2, 2010

    Traffic Jams

    Aloe Blacc honed his songwriting skills while stuck in traffic

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Retro Soul Singer and OC Local Aloe Blacc Talks About his Socio-Political Fetish

    ​Retro-soul singer Aloe Blacc grew up in Laguna Hills, but these days, he's making music all over the world. Currently recording in New York, his album Good Things, out today, reflects his desire to promote social change with songs like "Politician" and "I Need a Dollar." (Download his so ... More >>