BLACK EL – EL EL COOL CHE

Boston-born, New York-based Black El releases new track ‘El El Cool Che’ with frequent collaborators Sxmplelife, Durkin & Victor Radz at the production helm.  As usual, its his relaxed, down-to-earth approach that makes it so likeable: “It’s tough sometimes, but ‘normal life’ is the fuel to make music,” El telles Pigeons & Planes.  “Paying bills,…

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BLACK EL & DURKIN – 5 TO 6

It’s now got to the point where we can rely on Boston’s producer Durkin and Black El to consistently deliver the goods.  Their collaborative EP ‘L_st‘ was studded with Indie Rap gems like new track ‘5 To 6’.  This time around, the producer/MC duo link with $pe$hil_T for a laid-back yet politically restless new cut, stream…

BLACK EL – HIGHLIGHT FILM [PROD. DURKIN]

Frequent Boston collaborators Black El and Durking team up once again on ‘Highlight Film’, a track taken from their upcoming EP ‘Anywhere But Here’.  “I named it that because [first,] I haven’t really flexed on a track in a long time (due to my depression), so I wanted to switch up the flow constantly and just…

BLACK EL – STORE HOURS [FT. MAKA]

Boston MC Black El teams up with producer Durkin once again [see ‘L_ST‘] on new track ‘Store Hours’.  “I wrote ‘Store Hours’ when I was going through a hard time with my past relationship,” says El.  “It had it’s ups and downs like any relationship, but then it got to the point where we never really…

BLACK EL – TAKE IT SLOW

Boston MC Black EL collaborates with Mike Device and SXMPLELIFE on a wavey new single entitled ‘Take It Slow’.  After consistently releasing stellar material such as ‘Do Not Disturb‘ and ‘Golden Child‘, EL further impresses with this introspective release about self-awareness of his own life path and getting through the situations he faces.  Black EL is backed by a mellow, atmospheric…

BLACK EL – L_ST

Finally.  Black El has been steadily releasing brilliant tracks with producers Durkin & Victor Radz for months now, and we’ve been waiting for them to be linked together in the form of a full length project.  Now, ‘Olde English 800‘, ‘White 95 Maxima‘, ‘Garcia Vega‘, ‘Golden Child‘ and ‘Do Not Disturb‘ can be heard among…

THE PROVINCE PLAYLIST – OCTOBER 2014

October has been a big month: BadBadNotGood and Ghostface Killah announced a collaborative album with new track ‘Gunshowers‘, Mac Miller signed to Warner and released a new track, and Flatbush Zombies & Underachievers united as ‘Clockwork Indigo‘.  Not only that, but we’ve seen new projects drop from the likes of Black Milk, Childish Gambino, Run The Jewels, Baauer and Vince…