Emcee, Interview

Interview: MH the Verb and Arthouse95

MH the Verb is a busy guy. Between his DJ residency in New York City and community involvement in educating artists on financial independence, MH has evolved from being a solo artist into a multi-hyphenate that includes educator, activist, band member art curator in no particular order. His curating though, has come to full fruition via […]

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Graffiti Arts, Video

WATCHxWITNESS Captures a Futura Mural in the Making

It’s not every day you come across a legend, let alone a gawdd, but that’s what happened when photography duo WATCHxWITNESS were trolling around New York City, only to come across graffiti/street art master Futura working on a new mural on the iconic Houston and Bowery corner in Lower East Side. The duo documented the […]

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Emcee, Video

Chance the Rapper Makes History with SNL Performance

By and large, Chance the Rapper has become a worldwide favorite among rap fans for his fun, upbeat approach to hip-hop and infectious personality that bleeds optimism and possesses a social awareness to the world and his community around him. Such a grasp is rare for the modern rapper, let alone one that operates completely […]

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Fashion, Streetwear

The Year of the Collabo: Streetwear OGs BAPE x ALIFE to Release Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Long-time streetwear juggernauts A Bathing Ape and ALIFE are joining the slew of mega-collabos that have made their streak in 2015 after releasing the lookbook for their up-coming Spring/Summer collection. The pieces feature seasonal staples emblazoned with both brand’s signature graphics: BAPE’s infamous camo and ALIFE’s box logo are strewn over tees, caps and a […]

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Emcee, Video

Peep This: Dipset – “Have My Money”

You knew 2015 was going to be a good year for rap when Dipset decides to make amends and create music again. The reunion has been off to a strong start, dropping two tracks earlier this year and now dropping the visuals for the next one, “Have My Money.” The video has a classic black […]

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Events, Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle

The 5th Element Mag’s NYFW Picks

After another year, another NYFW coming to a close, the settled dust left only but a few collections in clear view and standing strong, outflexing the weaker competition.  Pay attention to these brands that deserved recognition, as per the usual, their collections and looks will be worn, or at the very least, mimicked, in the […]

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