Breakdancing, Dance

Keep On Dancing: USA Prequalifiers

The Keep On Dancing: USA Prequalifiers have just ended! KOD is an international battle that has a preliminary round in multiple countries — the winner is then flown out for the World Championships representing their country. It has four categories: Popping, Locking, Breaking, and Hip Hop. The contest is a 4 vs. 4 format, and each […]

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Breakdancing, Dance, Video

Subway Strutting

Marie Poppins, Dassy and Sophie Create, three of the dopest female poppers in the US right now, dropped a new concept video filmed in the subways of Brooklyn, New York. Having been in the freestyle scene for years, each of these women have earned their stripes winning countless battles nationwide. They’ve headlined with major artists, […]

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Breakdancing, DJ, Emcee, Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Graffiti Arts, Issues, Lifestyle, Lookbook, Streetwear

The 5th Element Magazine Presents: “Woman Good, Lady Better” (Spring/Summer 2015 Issue)

To all our readers, we proudly present to  you our Spring/Summer issue for 2015, which gives a unique and crucial highlight to many of the dynamic and outstanding females that help shape hip-hop culture and lifestyle through their various gifts and talents. This issue is entitled, “Woman Good, Lady Better”, and is our special shout out […]

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Breakdancing, DJ, Emcee, Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Streetwear

“Fresh Dressed”: Fashion of Hip-Hop on Display at 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Hip-hop is about style; always has been and always will be. Exemplified in Mass Appeal editorial director Sacha Jenkins’s documentary, “Fresh Dressed” unfolds the one element of hip-hop’s story that often remains overlooked and discounted, even by hip-hop’s own elders: fashion. The film, co-produced by Nas and in partnership with CNN, takes a look at […]

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Red Bull and B-Boys Gettin’ Sky High In Las Vegas

Red Bull is truly doing some fly stuff with the most remarkably skilled b-boys these days.  Take for instance holding a cypher 550 feet in the air atop the High Roller, which just so happens to be the tallest ferris wheel in the world.  Watch the video above and witness their dazzling mastery of power […]

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Breakdancing, Emcee, Events

Outkast To Headline Coachella 2014

In news that almost caused my cranial to pop open in an explosion of fireworks and confetti, Outkast has been confirmed to reunite in 2014, starting with them headlining the Coachella festival next April.  Diddy’s Revolt TV confirmed the news, stating that Daddy Fat Sacks and Three Stacks will be getting together for a number […]

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