Kids These Days are a multi-genre 8-member band known to fuse together elements of Jazz, Hip-Hop, Funk, Blues, Soul and Rock, often in one song. With most members still in high school, KTD have been generating quite a buzz around town and beyond.
Jesse De La Pena has been spinning records since 1985 and has helped lay foundation for today's Chicago Hip Hop scene, getting some of those early records into clubs when Hip Hop was yet unrecognized outside the underground / street movements.
Chicago's Kid Sister has been juking the club and rap scenes for several years and broke out with her first single "Pro Nails" featuring Kanye West. After her highly acclaimed full-length Ultraviolet she returns with a free dancy Mixtape Kiss Kiss Kiss.
Chicago rapper Chuck L.i. recently released Almighty L.i. Vol. 1 MixTape and joins Jesse Menendez on Music Vox to discuss his new music. They also converse about the pros and cons about being a rapper in Chicago, and Chuck reveals his work ethic tips and great voice impersonations!
Besides being a two-time Grammy Award winning artist (for work on Kanye West's records) and a brilliant rapper/MC from Chicago, GLC is a restless force trying to inspire and teach young people positive values and morals, speaking in high schools and youth organizations.