stuck in the 90s
New Music Oct 19  |  

The Fifth Estate takes us back to childhood days with ‘Stuck In The 90s’ (Mixtape)

If you’re a fan of the golden era of hip-hop, The Fifth Estate‘s Stuck In The 90s project might resonate with you. He doesn’t just stop with iconic hip-hop records, though. The Texas native makes it clear that gospel has been equally valuable in his musical journey, as he incorporates covers, samples, and reinterpretations of a . . .

Earth, Wind & Fire
New Music Jul 23  |  

The Fifth Estate drops rhymes over three classic beats on “Earth, Wind & Fire”

Texas-based rapper The Fifth Estate rapped over a grand total of three instrumentals on “Earth, Wind & Fire.” Specifically, he used his smooth delivery to make his mark on Lord Finesse’s “Hip 2 Da Game,” Nas’s “Nas Is Like,” and Citizen Kane’s “Black Rain.” Fifth explained, “the beats are loosely connected to why I chose . . .

go in peace

Premiere: The Fifth Estate exudes love and positivity with “Go In Peace”

“Go in peace. Carry on.” Texan rhymesayer and vocalist The Fifth Estate gives us calm, positive vibes with his empowering new romantic record, “Go In Peace.” The versatile creative heads in a different direction from his previous release, “EfYooSiKay,” which he used to vent about some of the most frustrating things he’d been dealing with. He explained . . .

New Music Feb 20  |  

Premiere: The Fifth Estate survives the worst day ever in “EfYooSiKay” (Video)

“Let me try to find a balance. Let me find peace inside my palace.” The Fifth Estate isn’t afraid to be honest about the fact that some days are far from perfect. His newly released video for “EfYooSiKay” brings those imperfections to life. The Texas native finds himself jolted awake by an angry girlfriend, is . . .


Bounce to the soulful sounds of The Fifth Estate’s “EfYooSiKay” (Premiere)

“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 . . .

the unheard of
New Music Jun 6  |  

The Fifth Estate reimages his ‘Clandestine’ EP with ‘The Unheard-Of’ EP

“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, . . .

The Fifth Estate - Clandestine

The Fifth Estate Blends Genres Flawlessly To Create ‘Clandestine’ (Premiere)

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 . . .

natural born sinner
New Music Oct 1  |  

The Fifth Estate – “Natural Born Sinner”

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 . . .

Call For Survival

The Fifth Estate – “Call For Survival” (Premiere)

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

The Fifth Estate – “Divine Minds II” (Premiere)

“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 Fifth Estate – “Riot” (Premiere)

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 #002: Italdred’s Rob Huckle & Duncan Brazzil (Part. 1)

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 . . .