Aloe Blacc "Green Lights" (2011)
Above is the brand new video from Aloe Blacc for his song "Green Lights," which is the latest single/video from the talented rapper/singer's album Good Things on Stones Throw Records. It's a popular item at Amoeba Music by the artist who has had a close relationship with the store for many years now, dating back to the time he played an in-store at the Hollywood Amoeba in August of 2006 in support of Shine Through. He also performed an in-store at Amoeba Hollywood in November of 2010, soon after the release of Good Things - an album that's other singles and videos include his version of the Velvet Underground & Nico's "Femme Fatale." But it was another single, "I Need A Dollar," through which many new fans discovered the artist thanks to its inclusion as the theme song to the HBO series How to Make It in America, The artist has just announced dates for a new U.S. tour in September and October that begins Sunday, September 4th at The Jewish Mother in Virginia Beach, VA.
The tour also includes stops at the Highline Ballroom in NYC on September 7th, Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa, CA on October 12th, Casbah in San Diego on Oct 13th, and at the big Treasure Island Music Festival in the Bay Area on October 15th (he goes onstage at 2:15PM). The last and final show of the ten date tour for the Los Angeles-based artist will be a hometown show at the El Rey Theater (5515 Wilshire Blvd) on October 22nd.
In the meantime, check out Aloe Blacc's Good Things at Amoeba.com.