El Bles is a third-generation musician with bolero roots from his grandparents, salsa inspiration from his father, and percussive beats found from pursuing a musical career in America – Orlando, FL to be exact. ‘El Bendecido‘ made his production debut in 2004 producing several tracks for the late Puerto Rican rapper Mexicano 777 and for Cosculluela “El Principe”. This Puerto Rican native released his debut instrumental EP titled “BlesTruMentals” (download link) that fuses hip-hop beats and homeland music to create a raw and unique sound. His follow up instrumental EP called “I Am Latin Soul” came out on August 30th, 2016. The EP is heavily inspired by Ray Barretto‘s Latin Soul crossover record from 1968, “Acid.” Follow this boricua beatsmith on Soundcloud!
Nati worked the El Bles EP I Am Latin Soul” in 2016 through publicity, influencer targeting and social media strategy with hits in The FADER, Afropop Worldwide, Noisey, KEXP, Movimientos, Remezcla and more!
Follow El Bles on his journey: www.elbles.com