Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Beats, Rhymes & Fights (The history of A Tribe Called Quest) Now titled "THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST"

Here is a little preview of Michael Rapaport's ATCQ documentary.
(The sound is a bit off from the video.. but I'm just happy to see the clip
& know it will be out soon. Big up to Chicago Native Rob Benavides who shot this. JDLP)


Tribe's groundbreaking fusion of jazz, art and borough lifestyle lived on another plane, ushering in a neo-Renaissance of East Coast hip hop and its most important era. Join actor Michael Rapaport on his 2-year instinctive travels to uncover the truth behind the abstract influentials representin' from Queens


Photos on the set of the atribecalledquestmovie

New Kid Cut Up - "SUPER MIX"


Check out a preview of the "Super Mix" while you wait for the download

Kid Cut Up - Hands Go Up! - Super Mix Promo!! from kid cut up on Vimeo.



Monday, November 8, 2010

Technics 1200 Turntable tribute & Showcase Sun 11.28.10

Calling all DJs, Turntablists, Record Collectors or anyone who has ever owned a Technics 1200 turntable.

With recent word that electronics company Panasonic has begun discontinuing the legendary SL-1200 analog turntables series.

DJs and Fans of analog music are still in disbelief.
So it's only rite that we give praise to the one Turntable that has pushed Hip Hop, House, Drum & Bass, Reggae & other Dance music to the very top of the charts & has made an undeniable mark on the world. Witness the art of scratch as we pay homage.

Jesse De La Pena presents the Technics 1200 Turntable
tribute & Showcase

Sunday, November 28th 2010 (Thanksgiving weekend)

Special Turntablist demo and Q&A session
by top US Drum & Bass DJ, Producer & Turntablists:
Danny the Wildchild (9-10pm)

Followed by the city's top turntablist's showcases.

Hosted by Chicago's original king of the scratch & DMC
winner: Pumpin Pete. (Blue Groove All Stars)

DJs: Danny the Wildchild, Scott Evil, Big Once,
Pumpin Pete, Nobley Nobe, Major Taylor, Rude One

Group Scratch session Finale.

Music by DJ Jesse De La Pena (Chicago DJ Talk)

More info on the Technics 1200:

This event will be filmed & and shown on various monitors. (Downstairs)

Event page:

Monday, November 1, 2010

JDLP is bringing back the "LUNCH MIX" Mon 11/1 - 11/5 (12-2pm)



"Lucky # 7 De La Pena Live!Anniversary Party & Broadcasts"

DJ Jesse De La Pena is bringing back the Lunch Mix in honor the
7 Year Anniversary of the DELAPENA LIVE! Internet Radio show on www.smoothbeats.com

Tune in:

(Monday 11/1 – Friday 11/5) 12:00-2:00pm (Weds 12:00-4pm)

One week only.. JDLP will be broadcasting
live from various Chicago businesses.

Monday: Silver Room 442 North Milwaukee Avenue
(773) 278-7130 www.thesilverroom.com (12:00-2:00pm)
Special guest DJ Rude One

Tuesday: Midwest Stereo 1613 W Belmont Ave
(773) 929-5523 www.midweststereo.com (12:00-2:00pm)

Wednesday: Gramaphone Records
2843 N Clark St. (773) 472-3683 www.gramaphonerecords.com
Special guest DJs: Major Taylor & Tommie Boy (Extended set 12:00-4pm)

Thursday: Irazu Costa Rican Restaurant 1865 N Milwaukee Ave
(773) 252-5687 www.irazuchicago.com (12:00-2:00pm)
special guest DJ Gogo

Friday: Untitled Clothing store
(Wicker Park) 1543 N Millwaukee Ave,
(773) 342-0500 www.untitledshop.com (12:00-2:00pm)

Sunday, November 7th 2010

DJs: PNS, Major Taylor, Albert Phillips

Free Pizza, Limited edition Mix CDs
(Best of DLP LIVE! & the Story of the Sample" full recording),
Drink Specials & No Cover (8pm-2am) 21+

@ Crocodile 1540 N. Milwaukee Ave.


After this eventful week the DLP LIVE! broadcast will come to a close.
JDLP will be back from time to time for specials shows but
no longer every Wednesday. So let's go out with a bang!!!