Listen to 5 ELA ‘Earthlings’ Featuring 3 Face Poet, Produced by Black Bethoven

5 ELA interstellar hip hop masters have once again released a new song pushing the limits of the stratosphere, 5 ELA Earthlings Promo webwith producer Black Bethoven providing the soundscape for ‘Earthlings’, the new song from the upcoming ‘STARFLEET Official’ project, featuring 3 Face Poet.

The lyrics of 5 ELA’s Thyme and Mudd display their adept knowledge of ancient spiritual practice, gifting the Black Bethoven production with classic Detroit hip hop style and an unforgettable feature from 3 Face Poet, who invokes the voices of the ancients for a message of enlightenment for all ‘Earthlings’.

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5 ELA release new song “Wrath Of Jesus”, produced by Black Bethoven

5 ELA stars logo web5 ELA have released the new song “Wrath Of Jesus”, produced by Black Bethoven, as a prelude to their upcoming EP release ‘STARFLEET Official’. The track continues to push the bounds of their ‘GALAXY SOUND’ to epic heights, with lyrics stretching the bounds of the heart and the limits of the human potential for love.

Since the release of the Black Bethoven album ‘Heat’ and their own album ‘Global Warming 2022’, 5 ELA have been on a mission to prove that their metaphysical lyrics over hard hitting future funk tracks is the future of hip hop, and as ordained ministers of the culture, “Wrath Of Jesus” is testimony to the ELAvation.

Stay tuned to http://www.STARFLEETOfficial.com for more information about the upcoming release of the ‘STARFLEET Official’ EP. 5 ELA ‘Global Warming 2022’ is available now at www.the5elementz.com.

5 ELA “5 ELEMENTZ :: Don’t Stop” music video

5 ELEMENTZ Dont Stop promo web5 ELA are Detroit Hip Hop Champions, the 7 Mile Road Star Children of Motown who helped craft the art of Hip Hop in D-Mecca, from the Hip Hop Shop and Saint Andrews Hall in the 1990s to the STARFLEET Official Galaxy Sound of today. Mudd and Thyme continue the mission of growing 5 ELA to be one of the most influential Hip Hop groups of all time, and as their artistry continues to grow alongside the legacy of their partners Proof and J Dilla, they have once again ELAvated the frequency of Detroit Hip Hop funk with STARFLEET producer Black Bethoven.

5 ELAs’s original producer James “J Dilla” Yancey was the craftmaster of the sound of Detroit neo-soul hip hop from the 1990s, when he recorded locally with his talented peers in his family’s Conant Gardens basement before earning worldwide fame as one of the greatest Hip Hop producers of all time. Many original classics have never been shared with the world, but now for the first time the 5 Elementz “YesterYears” EP (1994) has been released for digital sale, available at http://the5elementz.com. The project features the original songs remastered, including “Don’t Stop”, a project that helped Thyme, Mudd and Proof (of D12) launch 5 ELA as one of the most legendary groups in Detroit Hip Hop history. Continue reading

Black Bethoven ‘Heat’ LP now available

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Black Bethoven, STARFLEET Ambassador of Sound, has now released his debut LP ‘Heat’, giving music fans around the world a listen to the STARFLEET Official GALAXY SOUND.

“‘Heat’ is basically myself expressing how far I’ve evolved in the music I am influenced by,” says Black Bethoven, who wrote every song on the album.

The 12 songs on “Heat” — supported by guest appearances from a number of Detroit emcees and musicians who were eager to collaborate — channel the different styles that have influenced Black Bethoven the most over the years. The result is an energetic hip hop album that will appeal to fans of electronic music.

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5 ELAvision :: Seasons 1 & 2

5 ela promo feb 20125 ELAvision is an independent media production from Natural Man Edutainment, featuring Mudd, Thyme and DJ Sicari of 5 ELA discussing music, culture, Detroit hip hop history and more.

5 ELAvision Season 1 & 2 tells the group’s story from their own voices, as well as guests including OneBeLo, Paradise Gray, Khalid El-Hakim of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, Slum Village and more.

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DJ LaJedi “DETRIOT SONICLYZM!!! 3.13” Mixtape

Detriot Soniclyzm 313 Cover“Detroit City Exquisite Gritty. Detroiters are Innovators and Survivors. The sound produced here has been forged in conditions of extreme pressure – and extraordinarily demanding atmosphere that produces extraordinary art. DETRIOT SONICLYZM!!! Mixtape Series is DJ LaJedi’s sampling of some of the freshest Hip Hop Soul Music out of Detroit.”

DJ LaJedi has now released her new mixtape Detriot Soniclyzm!!! 3.13, the third in the series of mixes highlighting hip hop from the Motor City, or “Det-Riot” as the city is coming to be known. With twenty fresh cuts, the release is a sonic boost of support for globally recognized artists that represent a new era for Motown hip hop soul.

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