De La Soul To Headline Rhyme Fest 2016

L.A.’s premier hip-hop festival Rhyme Fest returns to deliver one of this year’s most anticipated musical lineup. We’re definitely saving this one on our calendar and we suggest you do too.With over-the-top festivals like Coachella happening this time of the year, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with so many choices. But sometimes, keeping it small, […]

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Events, Lifestyle

RECAP: PlayBack 3/26/15

Last Thursday at Yojie Japanese Fondue in Downtown Los Angeles brought out the kind of vibe that takes you back to the good ‘ol days when Aaliyah, Brandy, Missy and Ashanti ruled the airwaves. With DJ’s ReachHard and ET spinning that good good, PlayBack was definitely in full effect. What transpired throughout the night was […]

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DJ, Events

The 5th Element Magazine Presents: PlayBack

Next Thursday, we’ve got something dope for you to get into: PlayBack. Mark your calendars for March 26th and come through to Yojie Japanese Fondue in Downtown Los Angeles to ride a fat wave of nostalgia back to when Missy, Aaliyah, Brandy, Ja Rule, Ashanti and Nelly dominated the airwaves. We’ve got DJs ReachHard and ET […]

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Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Brick & Mortar: Seven Points

For a pocket in Downtown LA known as the Fashion District, it’s definitely surprising that there’s a definite lack of retail outlets for the modern, stylish and on-trend man to indulge their sartorial senses in. Thankfully, an oasis for this market appeared in the form of Seven Points, a retail space that houses everything from […]

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Events, Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Streetwear

RECAP: Hennessy V.S Presents – Simple Is Perfect Capsule Collection Launch

Hennessy V.S and stylist to sports stars, Brandon Williams, knew how to gather LA’s most fashionable crowd on a Friday.  Celebrating the launch of his “Simple Is Perfect” capsule collection, Williams had the aid of team Hennessy to throw a function that brought out plenty notables and steezy individuals to Downtown LA’s Austere.  Besides some choice […]

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Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Streetwear

An Educated Dress: Rustic Dime

An Educated Dress is The 5th Element’s visual slant on the seasonal offerings of various brands.  Our intention is to give our stylistic interpretation and assessment on styles that we feel heads should take notice of.  On this edition, we certified our affiliation to Team Cozy with Rustic Dime’s latest Fall 2014 collection.

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DJ, Events, Fashion Lifestyle

The Good Company One Year Anniversary Bash

Originally started during the prime of the DTLA Art Walk, the goal of Good Company was to have the top creative professionals link with other like-minded individuals, blurring the lines that separate them through a collective interest in art, music, dance, fashion, and more.  As a result, the party has turned out to be a […]

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Emcee, Fashion Lifestyle

See You Monday X Snoop Dogg

Inspired by DTLA, See You Monday is a clothing line that definitely makes a statement. In LA, all you can do is try to stand out in a sea of basics, and See You Monday makes sure that the ladies in its clothing are bold. See You Monday has a lot more plant life on […]

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Events, Lifestyle

COALESCE: A Relief Effort For Typhoon Haiyan Victims

The resiliency of the human spirit is a beautiful thing, really.  What’s more, when the cooperation between us is created all in the name of nurturing that resiliency, its fruitage can be the joy in giving.  And in light of the tragedy victims of Typhoon Haiyan have experienced in the Philippines, we at The 5th […]

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DJ, Events, Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle

RECAP: Ripe x UPXUNDR Release Party

The talented bunch of UPXUNDR clothing recently celebrated the release of their debut collection by throwing a party that had bottles popping, guests dancing, and DJ’s throwing down some fly sets at NOLA’s in Downtown Los Angeles. The event drew plenty of freshly dressed individuals that shared the same vision and aesthetic of UPXUNDR, while […]

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Events, Issues, Lifestyle, Media

And the 2013 BET Award nominees are…

Today, the BET Network announced the nominees for the 13th annual BET Awards to be held at Nokia Theatre on June 30. The press conference kicked off with BETs President of Music Programming and Specials, Stephen Hill, taking the mic to introduce the first ever BET Experience.  If you haven’t heard by now, the BET […]

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