Meet LAAMP Mentor:

Aloe Blacc

Aloe Blacc, born Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III on January 7, 1979, in Laguna Hills, California, is a celebrated American singer, songwriter, and musician. He gained fame with his 2010 hit "I Need a Dollar," which became the theme for HBO's How to Make It in America. His album Good Things went gold in multiple countries. Blacc achieved global success with Avicii's "Wake Me Up," which topped charts in over 100 countries and became one of the fastest-selling singles in the UK. Known for his versatility across R&B, soul, hip-hop, and Latin genres, Blacc is also a dedicated philanthropist​.