Black EL Songs, Videos, & Albums

Black EL - Garcia Vega Artwork
Artist: Black EL
In recent weeks, Black EL has been keeping listeners entertained with a series of quality promo singles. If you thought those releases might be leading up to a full project, you were right. Today, we get our first taste of... More
Posted on Aug 05, 2014
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Black EL - White ‘95 Maxima Artwork
Artist: Black EL
As we learned from late June’s Olde English 800, Black EL doesn’t reach for the most expensive bottle when it’s time to get his drink on; the Motown repper prefers something affordable that’ll get the... More
Posted on Jul 08, 2014
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Black EL - Olde English 800 Artwork
Artist: Black EL
As someone who’s drained a couple (...dozen) 40-ounces in his day, I was expecting Black EL‘s latest promo single to be similar to its namesake: fizzy, intoxicating and fun while it lasts, but apt to leave you... More
Posted on Jun 27, 2014
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Black EL x Durkin - Thanks For Noticing Artwork
Artist: Black EL
In love there are those who yearn for commitment and on the flip-side there are those who fear commitment more than the Grim Reaper himself.  The female subject of Black EL and Durkin‘s Thanks For Noticing single... More
Posted on Aug 15, 2012
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Black EL x Durkin - Mission Control (Chopped x Screwed) Artwork
Artist: Black EL
Originally released this past March as part of the Motown representative’s latest EP, Black EL‘s Mission Control has received a Chopped x Screwed makeover courtesy of beatsmith Durkin. Presented by... More
Posted on Apr 13, 2012
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Black EL x Durkin - Purgatory Artwork
Artist: Black EL
Heaven, hell or Purgatory, life is what you make it. On the latest leak off the Boston natives’ forthcoming collaborative set, Black EL explores the themes of (in his own words) “the uncertainty of life and the... More
Posted on Feb 09, 2012
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Black EL x Durkin - Che’s Parlay Artwork
Artist: Black EL
Shock G has Humpty Hump, Eminem has Slim Shady, Nicki Minaj has Roman Zolanski, and Black EL has EL EL Cool Che. On newly-leaked mixtape cut Che’s Parlay, the Boston buzzmaker’s unhinged alter ego takes center... More
Posted on Jan 31, 2012
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Aer - Feel I Bring (Black EL x Durkin Remix) Artwork
Artist: Black EL
Not glimpsed in the Booth since they brought us Chutes & Ladders (Remix), Boston rhymesayer Black EL and beatsmith Durkin return to their pages with their take on Feel I Bring, a hit single by fellow Massachusetts... More
Posted on Dec 19, 2011
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Black EL ft. Theo Martins & Esoteric - Chutes & Ladders (Remix) Artwork
Artist: Black EL
Featuring: Theo Martins
To some life might seem like, well, the Game of Life: though there’s a measure of luck involved, you can be reasonably confident that good decisions (like attending college, or living in a motorhome on a fault line... More
Posted on Apr 14, 2011
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Black EL ft. Outasight - GO! (Remix) Artwork
Artist: Black EL
Featuring: Outasight
Black EL and producer Durkin have teamed up with Outasight for the second of three remixed tracks from their previously-released collaborative album, Color Commentary.  Go! follows the El Prez and 6th Sense-assisted... More
Posted on Mar 10, 2011
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Black EL ft. El Prez & 6th Sense - Sunday Drive (Remix) Artwork
Artist: Black EL
Featuring: El Prez | 6th Sense
Ah, Sunday; no alarm to wake you up in the morning, nowhere you need to be, and nothing to do but lay around till Saturday night’s hangover fades away (Unless you’re a churchgoer… or a DJBooth staff member... More
Posted on Feb 23, 2011
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Black El - Color Commentary Cover
Artist: Black EL
Allow me, if you will, to engage in some rampant hometown bias. As a kid growing up in Boston in the late ‘80s we didn’t have much. The Red Sox were either terrible or heartbreakingly not good enough, even Larry Bird... More
Posted on Sep 09, 2010
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Black EL Delivers “Color Commentary” on New LP [Download]

Boston, Mass. -- Underground buzzmaker Black EL has hooked up with producer Durkin to bring fans his latest full-length, the follow-up to debut set A Major Minority. The newly-released Color Commentary comes complete with 10... More
Posted on Sep 01, 2010
Black EL - 100 Miles Artwork
Artist: Black EL
Though unreleased cut Rush, featured earlier this month, came on the heels of a nearly two-year absence from the Booth, Black EL had no trouble picking up right where he left off, and the record earned overwhelmingly positive... More
Posted on Aug 25, 2010
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Black EL - Rush Artwork
Artist: Black EL
Song: Rush
When Black ELement last stepped into the Booth, George W. Bush was still President and I had yet to pen my first DJBooth.net track review. Yep, it’s been a minute. Good things, however, come to those who wait – now... More
Posted on Aug 08, 2010
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