New Music, Video

Peep This: Mack Wilds – Love in the 90z

Michael from The Wire is on to some buzz worthy projects as of late – better known as r&b singer Mack Wilds, he can be seen in Adele’s latest music video for her hit, “Hello,” and also on VH1’s The Breaks. Drawing inspiration from his time filming The Breaks, Mack presents us with a nostalgic trip […]

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DJ, Emcee, Events, Lifestyle, Media, Video

RECAP: The LA Premier of the Stretch and Bobbito Documentary – “Radio that Changed Lives”

There was standing room only Monday night at the Regent Theater, the night hip-hop curators and ambassadors Bobbito and DJ Stretch Armstrong premiered “Radio that Changed Lives,” a documentary about the duo and their radio show that did indeed do just that. The film features interviews from Big L, Nas, Jay-Z, Wu-Tang Clan, Biggie, Eminem, The Fugees, […]

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Dance, Events

RSVP: Baby Girl Dance Party – Saturday 8/15

Whether she was singing right to you in your Sony Discman, mesmerizing you with her fly dance moves on the MTV Jams Countdown or simply breaking your neck as she walked down the street in her baggy overalls with the Tommy boxers peeking out, a Baby Girl is undeniable in relevance and impact. In honor […]

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Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Lookbook, Media, Streetwear

Rocksmith and Diamond Supply Co. Collab on “Superior Sight & Sound”

You’ll often find certain streetwear brands collaborating together more than once. It simply makes sense when their fan base overlaps and the products are well designed. This collection marks the second collaboration from East Coast streetwear king, Rocksmith, and the West Coast equivalent, Diamond Supply Co. “Superior Sight & Sound” takes its cues from the […]

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Events, Lifestyle

The 5th Element Magazine & TrakLife Radio Present: reFresh

Get ready to flip your mundane Thursday night from a swagless Steve Urkel status to a leveled up Stefan Urquelle situation by coming through to reFresh!  In partnership with the fam over at TrakLife Radio we will be throwing the freshest 90’s themed party that’s guaranteed to have all in attendance catching the feels of […]

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DJ, Media

reFRESH Mixtape By DJ MikeRawk

As you may already know, The 5th Element is collaborating with Los Angeles based Traklife Radio to bring you a party you don’t want to miss. We’re calling this one reFRESH, a 90’s throwback party that will pay homage to classic hip-hop and R&B music from the era, its fashion trends, and those unforgettably fly […]

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Lifestyle

Editor’s Note: For Nostalgia’s Sake

Flipping through channels, you find yourself easily opting to stay on one that’s showing re-runs of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.  The fact that anyone would need to ask why would automatically label their childhood as one that was deprived of the joy we all would feel as Will got into another mess with Carlton […]

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Events, Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle

90’s Cartoon Characters Take On NYFW

Who would have ever thought that wind, water, earth, fire, and heart combined would have Captain Planet drippin’ steezy these days?  Well, thanks to the folks at Swagger New York and Italian designer Michele Moricci, the Captain, along with other indelible cartoon characters from the 90’s, have been re-worked into their own fantasy New York […]

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