Ever since How To Make it in America started, I’ve been getting requests for this steadily on a weekly basis (It’s the song played at the beginning). I posted a remix last night, and this is just getting people even more interested in the original. “I Need A Dollar” is one of those songs that seems to appeal to everyone. The vocals laid down by Aloe are timeless and have fooled many into thinking this is an old sample being flipped with a modern twist. (check out the how to make it in america mixtape)

From Stones Throw:

This is the lead off single from Aloe Blacc’s forth coming album Good Things, produced by Truth & Soul, and featuring the backing band known as Expressions and El Michels Affair. The A-Side “I Need A Dollar” has just debuted as the theme song to the HBO series How To Make It In America.

The 12-inch vinyl for “Dollar” will be in stores April 2010. This is an advance digital release, which is also available on iTunes. Instrumentals for both tracks are included. The album Good Things will be released in 2010 – track list & street date TBA.

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