Jesse De La Pena
A member of Chicago’s music scene since the mid 80’s and key contributor to the city’s early Hip Hop, House and Dance music community as a DJ, musician, event promoter, music retailer, and co-founder of the Grammy nominated band Liquid Soul. Jesse is a big fan of Ethiopian Food and collecting records, you can catch him spinning at various events around town.
Stories by Jesse De La Pena
Digging into the legacy of Chicago’s Gramaphone Records
Jesse De La Pena of Chicago’s Vocalo Radio dives into the cultural significance of Gramaphone Records for the store’s 50th anniversary