Soul

Nathaniel “Fellatio EP” (Produced by Taraach)

Amazing re-release of slept-on soul productions from Taraach featuring Nathaniel (Aloe Blacc) on the vocals. We discovered this around 2006 through our good friends on Moovmnt, actually it was one of the very first posts on our site back in 2007. The “La La La” track is so dope we …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Aloe Blacc & 14KT “Fourteen”

My daily web search put me on this dope track with vocals from Aloe Blacc and production from 14KT. Unfortunately, it’s a short one, but the beat is dope and the flow is laid back. With this gem, Aloe Blacc reminds us that his roots are in hip-hop (he was an …

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Soul

Aloe Blacc presents “A Take Away Show”

Here are four beautiful live performances by Aloe Blacc and The Grand Scheme, both shot in Paris, France. The first video includes “Hey Brother” and the instant classic “I Need A Dollar” at a restaurant and the second one includes “You Make Me Smile” shot in the metro and an …

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Aloe Blacc Good Things Cover
Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Aloe Blacc “Good Things”

Following the huge success of the first single “I Need A Dollar”, Aloe Blacc, the talented multi-instrumentalist, is finally releasing his second album for Los Angeles’ Stones Throw record label. Along with Mayer Hawthorne, the classic soul music sound of the 50’s-60’s is popping up more and more these days …

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Music Documentaries
Soul

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson + Aloe Blacc “Deliver the word” video

Here’s the final and 3rd video from the recent free event by The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble in Los Angeles, CA. Hopefully by now, you’ve checked the previous two videos, one featuring Bilal (video here), and the other featuring Flying Lotus (click here for the vid). Backed by some of today’s …

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Soul

Future Classic: Nathaniel (Aloe Blacc) “La la la”

Officially, new best “Bump & Grind” song ever! (or close to) I was doing my weekly rounds of the dope blogs out there and one of my first stops was Moovmnt.com from the Netherlands; always a must for dope next level niceness. My mans uncovered some early Aloe Blacc tracks, …

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Soul

Future Classic: DJ Day ft. Aloe Blacc “Closer” (2007)

I posted a forgotten treasure from Gary Bartz called “Celestial Blues” yesterday and since then I’ve had all the different versions and samples based on that track. I was thinking of this great cover that for some reason I couldn’t find the name to… after a couple of minutes digging …

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