“Let me pause the positivity for a second. Let me breathe. Let me find my balance. Let me find peace inside my palace.” It’s been a while since we’ve heard from The Fifth Estate, but the soulful emcee from Texas gets heads nodding once more with the release of “EfYooSiKay.” Fifth has a generally laid . . .
“No matter how many times people tell me ‘stop believing in yourself, stop saying what you can do, stop affirming what you can do and then complete that in real life,’ that’s the improper way to do it. I refuse to follow those rules.” Texas-based, multi-talented artist The Fifth Estate proves his ear for unique, . . .
Music often provides a number of unique functions for listeners, such as inspiration, release, or comfort. What’s often understated is the effect that music has on the creator. The Fifth Estate has made it clear that music is at the forefront of his life, as the release of his Clandestine EP is one of the . . .
Texas-based singer and emcee The Fifth Estate follows up “Call For Survival” with a smooth new release called “Natural Born Sinner.” Fifth links up with producer brandon* once more, which is a good thing because they again prove to be a well fitting combination. Fifth poetically narrates tales of unfortunate circumstances and the emotions that . . .
Showcasing his talents as singer, songwriter, and emcee, The Fifth Estate uses “Call For Survival” to tell a vivid story of desire, attraction and confusion. The Austin, Texas resident has a poignant, mellow delivery that is equally suited for spoken word and rapping. Production by brandon* is somber, with just a hint of foreboding. The complex feelings sparked . . .
“Divine Minds II” finds The Fifth Estate delving more into his soulful roots, over top of jazzy piano and muted percussion. The Texas native has been quiet since “Riot” dropped last summer, honing his craft in preparation for a forthcoming project later this year. We hear both musing, poignant lyricism and lofty harmonies from the . . .
The word “riot” is particularly incendiary in light of recent incidents in America, but it’s easy to forget that the word has multiple meanings. In general, the word can mean either “a violent disturbance of the peace by a crowd,” or “an impressively large or varied display of something.” The Fifth Estate‘s “Riot” is more . . .
Meet the Movement is an interview and mix series that highlights the stories of the people behind the labels that we’ve come to love in recent years, as well as the sounds that define them. The second installment of the series looks at Italdred, a London-based label that started with a bang after releasing its . . .