Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III (born January 7, 1979), known professionally by his stage name Aloe Blacc (), is an American musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and philanthropist. 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, including Australia and the United Kingdom. Aside from his solo career, Blacc is also a member of hip hop duo Emanon, alongside American record producer Exile.
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Hip hop soul R&B reggae pop
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Musician singer songwriter rapper record producer philanthropist
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United States of America