Citysearch Editorial Review.
Over the course of a decade, Fifth Element has grown from a hole-in-the-wall haven for local rap mavens to a must-stop destination for anyone with even a passing interest in hip-hop culture. It’s the retail arm of Rhymesayers Entertainment, a Minneapolis-based record label that has risen to international prominence with a roster that includes Atmosphere, Brother Ali and P.O.S.,among others. The store’s inventory includes great underground and indie hip-hop titles from other likeminded labels, too, including Definitive Jux and Doomtree. There’s vinyl for DJs, of course, as well as a selection of T-shirts, hoodies and accessories that can help fans of all stripes express their abiding love for beats and rhymes.