GPWW 7/5/10: Words and Music from Aloe Blacc

Tune in to Gilles Peterson Worldwide this week for an exciting preview of eight songs off of soul singer Aloe Blacc’s upcoming album, including his hit song, “I Need a Dollar,” his Spanish version of John Legend’s “Ordinary People,” and Aloe’s personal favorite track, “Momma Hold My Hand.” Blacc also discusses his starting days in underground hip-hop group, Emanon, and his Latin, soul, folk, and jazz influences. As usual, Gilles also provides you with an eclectic mix of music from all over the world, including songs by Sébastien Tellier, Gil Scott-Heron, and Flying Lotus.

Check out Aloe Blacc at Summerstage NYC this Saturday, see below.

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  • http://www.belleboussole.com Belle Boussole

    This is an absolutely killer show episode. Keep ‘em coming Gilles!