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Prospect recommends: Aloe Blacc

By Kate Mossman  

Aloe Blacc: the lyrical offspring of Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield


Aloe Blacc On tour nationwide from 3rd December

The soul revival has been going for the best part of a decade but it still turns up the occasional star. Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III (aka Aloe Blacc) of Orange County started life as a rapper and then worked for the consultancy Ernst & Young. After being laid off he returned to music and was briefly hyped as the “voice of the recession” with the release of his modern-day dustbowl anthem “I Need A Dollar” earlier this year. His album Good Things

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