Monday, March 21, 2011
New DJ JDLP interview 3.10.11
Jesse De La Pena interview recorded live on the "Music Vox" Vocalo.org 89.5FM Chicago (Hosted by Jesse Menendez)
Jesse De La Pena Talks About First DJ Gigs, Acid Jazz, and Bringing Hip Hop to Chicago Clubs
Jesse De La Pena has recently joined Vocalo 89.5 FM as Music Curator and we invited him for an interview on MusicVox.
Jesse has been spinning records since 1985 and has helped lay foundation for Chicago Hip Hop scene, was still unrecognized outside the underground / street movements. Beyond Hip Hop, Jesse is known to spin some of the most eclectic sets in Chicago mixing genres like soul, blues, reggae, new wave, funk, rock, DnB, etc.
He is the cofounder of the Grammy nominated Liquid Soul ensemble who helped pioneering the Acid Jazz genre in the state.
Jesse begins by telling how he got into music and DJing and shares a story about his first DJ gig at Smart Bar in Chicago.
DJ JDLP Interview
VOCALO.ORG 89.5FM CHICAGO