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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Aloe Blacc

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Aloe Blacc

In 2010, Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III, also known as Aloe Blacc, released his second album, Good Things, on Stones Throw records. The album was produced by Jeff Dynamite and Leon Michels for Truth & Soul Productions (El Michels Affair, Bronx River Parkway, Lee Fields, etc.). It's also the year that the American soul singer, rapper and musician exploded worldwide with I Need A Dollar, the opening title track on the HBO series, How To Make It In America. Aloe Blacc's career had started at the end of the 90s, with Emanon, a hip hop duo with producer Exile, and features countless appearances and collaborations. Paris DJs honcho Djouls tried to scan the whole spectrum of his career for this selection (months in the making), presented here in collaboration with Stones Throw Records (thanks Alex!). Enjoy the jazz, reggae, soul, hip hop, latin and funk versatility of Aloe Blacc's vibes and never forget that the man is an amazing performer before everything else so don't hesitate to go an see him on stage!

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Aloe Blacc
Paris DJs Soundsystem - presents Aloe Blacc
(MP3 Podcast on 2012-02-18

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Tracklisting :
01. Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble - Deliver The Word (feat. Aloe Blacc)
(from 'Live In Los Angeles July 23rd', 2010 / Miguel Atwood-Ferguson)
02. Aloe Blacc - Miss Fortune
(from 'Good Things' album, 2010 / Stones Throw)
03. Aloe Blacc - I'm Beautiful
(from 'Shine Through' album, 2006 / Stones Throw)
04. Emanon - Acid 9
(from 'Acid Nine EP' album, 1999 / Dream Sequence)
05. Trek Life - Intelligence As a Threat (feat. Silo & Aloe Blacc)
(from 'Keep The Receipt' album, 2005 / Timeless Music)
06. Jazz Liberatorz - What's Real (Vocals by Aloe Blacc)
(from 'What's Real' 12 inch, 2003 / Kif Recordings)
07. Emanon - She Thinks
(from 'The Waiting Room' album, 2005 / Shaman Work)
08. Exile - Spittin' Image feat. Aloe Blacc
(from 'Dirty Science' album, 2006 / Sound In Color)
09. Aloe Blacc - Tonight, Downtown
(free download from '' 2012 / Tanqueray)
10. Aloe Blacc & The Grand Scheme - Dark End of the Street
(from 'The Dark End of the Street' album, 2010 / Carhartt)
11. Aloe Blacc & Kero One - Get Down
(from 'Plug Presents Aloe Blacc' 12 inch, 2006 / Plug Label)
12. Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar (Big Gigantic Remix)
(from '
Big Gigantic vs. Aloe Blacc' free single, 2010 / Big Gigantic)
13. Raashan Ahmad - Falling feat. Aloe Blacc & Gift Of Gab (of Blackalicious)
(from 'For What You've Lost' album, 2010 / Trad Vibe)
14. Lee Fields - Truth, Deception, & Lies (Aloe Blacc Remix)
(free mp3 from '' album, 2010 / Truth & Soul)
15. Emanon - Blind Love
(from 'Anon And On (Earplug Series #3)' album, 2002 / Ill Boogie)
16. Paper Plane Project - Happiness Is Love (Feat. Aloe Blacc)
(from 'Pacific Connection' EP, 2011 / Cardboard City)
Total time : 60:27

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Credits :
Selected and designed by Djouls (
Mix and audio mastering by Grant Phabao (

Links :
Aloe Blacc : official | bandcamp | discogs | facebook | myspace | parisdjs | soundcloud | stonesthrow | twitter | wikipedia | youtube
Paris DJs : official | facebook | myspace | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | youtube


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Palmito Palmito ·  19 February 2012, 22:01

Wha? No "Bailar"? ;-) I'll have to check out the rest of the oeuvre - didn't know he'd been around so much.

Funky Dew Funky Dew ·  20 February 2012, 17:33

EXcellent, brillant artist ! Thank you Djouls for this highlights !
To me, one of his best song is Hey Brother ...

Djouls Djouls ·  20 February 2012, 18:57

Thanks guys! Sorry for not gathering all of Aloe Blacc's "best songs", but that would be a compilation... Instead we tried to build an enjoyable/listenable program about the many facets of the man. It's just one introductory viewpoint :-)

Silencio Silencio ·  20 February 2012, 21:49

a brilliant artist for a great website. Paris Djs the anti stress remedy. for 2012, my vote is for you. Thank you for all the good music you share with love.

nah_dude nah_dude ·  06 March 2012, 03:57

i think i might be slow but im clicking the download button and it takes me to a page where it streaming!? can someone shoot me in the right direction def tryin to listen to this on the road thx

Djouls Djouls ·  06 March 2012, 10:57

Did you try the old school "right-clic" and then "save as" or "save link as"?

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