Aloe Blacc is an American rapper and soul singer. He debuted in 2002 with producer Exile as the duo Emanon with the EP Anon and On. His first solo album, Shine Through, was released in 2006. He mainly sings on his solo albums, while his work with Exile mainly raps. His best known song is “I Need a Dollar”, which is used as an introsong in the comedy series How to Make it in America. The second song he released from the album Good Things was entitled “Loving You Is Killing Me”.
8. Truth Never lies
“Truth Never Lies” is a collaboration with Lost Frequencies that showcases Aloe Blacc’s soulful voice in a dance music setting. The song’s catchy beat and Blacc’s powerful vocals make for an infectious track that explores the concept of honesty and the importance of being true to oneself and others.
7. Hurt People
“Hurt People” is a poignant song that delves into the cycle of pain and the impact of our actions on others. Blacc’s emotive delivery and the song’s introspective lyrics offer a deep reflection on empathy and the human condition, highlighting his ability to address complex emotional themes in his music.
6. Carry you home
“Carry You Home” stands out for its heartfelt storytelling and soulful melody. This song is a testament to Blacc’s vocal range and his capacity to convey deep emotions, as he sings about support, loyalty, and the bonds that hold people together through life’s challenges.
“Candyman,” a collaboration with Zedd, is a vibrant and upbeat track that blends Aloe Blacc’s soulful voice with electronic music. The song’s lively rhythm and catchy chorus make it a standout dance track, yet it retains the depth and soul characteristic of Blacc’s style.
4. Love is the answer
In “Love Is The Answer,” Aloe Blacc delivers a powerful message about love and unity. The song’s uplifting melody and inspiring lyrics serve as a reminder of the transformative power of love in overcoming divisions and building a better world.
3. Wake Me Up
“Wake Me Up,” a collaboration with Avicii, is a genre-defying hit that combines elements of folk, soul, and electronic music. Blacc’s distinctive vocals and the song’s profound lyrics about life, dreams, and self-discovery have made it an anthem for listeners worldwide.
2. The Man
“The Man” is an empowering song that radiates confidence and self-assurance. Blacc’s commanding voice, combined with the song’s motivating lyrics and catchy rhythm, creates an anthem of self-empowerment and resilience, celebrating individual strength and determination.
1. I need a dollar
“I Need A Dollar” is one of Aloe Blacc’s most iconic tracks, blending soul with a contemporary sound. The song’s poignant narrative about struggle and the search for financial stability resonates deeply in today’s socio-economic climate. Blacc’s rich, soulful voice gives depth and authenticity to this modern-day blues anthem.