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Aloe Blacc Single “Let The Games Begin” To Be Featured In Focus Features’ “Race”

Aloe Blacc “Let The Games Begin” Black Lot Music/Interscope Records

Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Aloe Blacc releases “Let The Games Begin (From RACE)” today.  The song is available now on XIX Recordings/Interscope Records and is available for digital download and streaming via digital subscription services.

“Let The Games Begin (From RACE)” is featured in the new Focus Features movie RACE and on RACE – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album.  Also with new music by Academy Award-winning composer Rachel Portman, RACE-Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album will be released February 19th on Back Lot Music.

Catch Aloe Blacc performing “Let The Games Begin (From RACE)” when he headlines a free Opening Night concert at Super Bowl City on Monday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. PT.  Blacc’s performance will be televised in the SAP Center in San Jose, Ca, as part of Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled by Gatorade and shown on the NFL Network and streamed at For more information click here.

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RACE will be released February 19th nationwide by Focus Features. Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.  MPAA-rated PG-13, RACE is an enthralling film about courage, determination, tolerance, and friendship, and an inspiring drama about one man’s fight to become an Olympic legend.


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The film stars Stephan James (“Selma”) as Jesse Owens, Jason Sudeikis, Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons, Carice van Houten, Shanice Banton, and Academy Award winner William Hurt. The film is directed by Stephen Hopkins and written by Joe Shrapnel & Anna Waterhouse.

Aloe Blacc released his major-label debut album Lift Your Spirit March 11th, 2014 on XIX Recordings/Interscope Records where it debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.  The set followed up Blacc’s collaboration as vocalist and co-writer on well-known DJ/producer Avicii’s track “Wake Me Up,” a song that hit the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on its Hot Dance Club Songs and Dance/Electronic Songs charts, as well as topping charts in more than 100 countries.  Blacc’s single “The Man” topped the charts with more than 2.7 million singles sold and Lift Your Spirit received a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Album.   To learn more about Aloe Blacc, visit and follow him on Twitter (@aloeblacc).