Producer from New Orleans who makes Trip Hop music
Birds and Wolfs
Peak in sub-genre #10
Zachary Taylor or as you know him as 5th Element always had a interest in music since he was at the age of 9, how ever he did not start to make music till he was 14. For about a year he keep on practicing to get better, then his first album The Beginning came out. Soon after The Beginning session, 5th Element begin to change his styles. He started to progress from Hip Hop to Trip Hop. DJ Shadows' Endtroducing play a very important role during this time. As it inspire 5th Element to use all sample sources for his songs. Soon came two other mixtapes 40 Days and 40 Nights and Meditation Music. After MM came out, 5th Element took a short brake from Music for a couple months. After his hiatus he started to work on his 2nd album called The Elements of Life. EOL was well received and was posted on numerous blogs and websites. After EOL 5th Element began to work on his 3rd mixtape called Junk. Junk should be out early August.
DJ Shadow, The Avalanches, Dilla, Kanye West, Dan the Automator, Portishead, Unkle, DJ Premier
Ion Turntable, and FL Studio 9