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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The Modern BBYGRLS

Let’s give it up for the ladies in today’s music industry who embody the soul and essence of the 90s “Babygirl.” All week we’ve been hitting you with that r&b nostalgia in preparation for tomorrow night’s #BabyGirlDanceParty. Without Aaliyah, Monica, Brandy, TLC and the rest of the r&b sirens of that era, there would be […]

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Lifestyle

90’s Flashback – Remember Compact Discs?

I often get asked why I still buy CD’s or why I don’t download music and put it on an MP3 player. The answer is simple. Very similar to my affinity for books, I love the way a CD feels in my hand. From opening the case, reading the booklet, and then putting the CD […]

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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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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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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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