REHAB at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino continued to dominate the Las Vegas pool scene with breakout star Aloe Blacc on Saturday, April 19. Aloe Blacc, known for his top-charting songs “Wake Me Up” and “The Man,” took to the poolside stage and performed some of his hits at the dayclub’s newest addition, REHAB Saturdays.
Aloe Blacc will return to REHAB on Saturday, May 31 for another performance at Las Vegas’ original dayclub.
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About Aloe Blacc
Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III, better known as Aloe Blacc, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and musician. He is best known for his singles “I Need a Dollar”, UK number 1 single “The Man,” and for writing and performing vocals on Avicii’s “Wake Me Up,” which charted at #1 in 22 countries.
In 2013, Blacc co-wrote the song “Wake Me Up” with Swedish DJ Avicii. With Blacc on vocals, the song reached #1 in 103 countries and became the fastest selling single in the UK, selling 267,000 copies in its first week. He also collaborated with Avicii on a track called “Liar Liar” that also featured Blondfire. In September of that year, Blacc signed with Interscope Records and released an EP, titled Wake Me Up EP. The five-track EP included the songs “Love is the Answer,” “Can You Do This,” and “Ticking Bomb,” as well as an acoustic version of “Wake Me Up.” As of November 2013, “Ticking Bomb” is the background music for the new Battlefield 4 game TV advert, and “The Man” is background music for the Beats by Dr. Dre commercials featuring Kevin Garnett, Colin Kaepernick, Richard Sherman and Cesc Fàbregas.
In October 2013, Blacc released a video for the track, Blacc collaborating with the immigrant rights group, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, the abc* Foundation’s Healing Power of Music Initiative, director Alex Rivera, and a cast of actors including Hareth Andrade, a leader in the immigrant youth movement working to stop her own father’s deportation, Agustin Chiprez Alvarez, a Los Angeles day laborer, and Margarita Reyes who was deported with her mother as a child despite being born in the US.
Blacc’s Interscope/XIX debut, Lift Your Spirit, was released in Nov 2013, and featured production by Pharrell, DJ Khalil, and songwriter Harold Lilly, among others.
It was announced that Blacc would be the guest advisor for Adam Levine’s team on Season 6 of NBC’s The Voice. – Wikipedia