Aloe Blacc
Aloe Blacc

Birth name

Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III


7 January 1979 (age 39)
Laguna Hills, California, United States


Soul, R&B, hip hop, funk


Musician, singer, rapper, record producer, actor, businessman, philanthropist

Years active



Sub-Level Epidemic Recordings (2002)
IPO Wax (2003-2004)
Stones Throw Records (2005-2010)
Epic (2011)
XIX Recordings (2013)
Interscope Records (2013-present)

Associated acts

Emanon, Fashawn

Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III (born 7 January 1979), better known by his stage name Aloe Blacc, is an American musician, singer, rapper, record producer, actor, businessman and philanthropist from Laguna Hills, California. He is best known for his singles "I Need a Dollar", "The Man", which topped the charts in the United Kingdom, and for writing and performing vocals on Avicii's "Wake Me Up", which topped the charts in 22 countries. Aside from his solo career, Blacc is also a member of duo Emanon alongside record producer Exile.


Studio albumsEdit

  • 2006: Shine Through
  • 2010: Good Things
  • 2013: Lift Your Spirit
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