Black EL

Black EL
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black-el-do-not-disturb
Artist: Black EL
Featuring: Michael Christmas
Album: L_ST
Black EL and Michael Christmas both hail from the Boston area, but their formative years could hardly have been more different. Whereas the former came up as a suburban kid and only gained a sense of... More
Posted 8 months ago
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black-el-golden-child
Artist: Black EL
Album: L_ST
In The Golden Child, one of the weirder flicks on Eddie Murphy’s resume, the comedian plays a social worker chosen to protect the title character, a Tibetan young’n with the power to save... More
Posted 9 months ago
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black-el-garcia-vega
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... More
Posted 11 months ago
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Editor's Pick
black-el-white-maxima-95
Artist: Black EL
Album: L_ST
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... More
Posted about 12 months ago
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Editor's Pick
black-el-olde-english
Artist: Black EL
Album: L_ST
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,... More
Posted one year ago
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black-el-x-durkin-thanks-for-noticing
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... More
Posted 2 years ago
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black-el-x-durkin-mission-control-chopped-x-screwed
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.... More
Posted 3 years ago
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black-el-x-durkin-purgatory
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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black-el-x-durkin-ches-parlay
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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black-el-feel-i-bring-rmx
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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black-el-chutes-ladders-rmx
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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black-el-go-remix
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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black-el-sunday-rmx
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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black-el-100-miles
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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black-el-rush
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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black-element
Artist: Black EL
DJBooth favorite Black Element may have had to push back the release of his debut album several times, but the wait was well worth it.  Now that it’s finally dropped the Beantown-to-New... More
Posted 6 years ago
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black-element
Artist: Black EL
With summer giving way to fall, Black ELement has crafted a ditty for that special J. Lo in your life. Featuring guest artist NAV, the emcee waxes poetic over the heart’s greatest mystery–... More
Posted 6 years ago
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black-element
Artist: Black EL
In war, there are no winners; regardless of who triumphs in the end, everyone involved suffers bloody losses.  Acknowledging the senselessness of continuing the cycle of violence, rapper Black... More
Posted 6 years ago
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black-element
Artist: Black EL
We’ve all experienced “that” feeling.  But did you know that there is a name for it?  The Itis, ladies and gentlemen, is the sleepy feeling that takes over our bodies after we finish a... More
Posted 7 years ago
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