cece peniston

CeCe Peniston Interview

IT BEGAN AS a young girl's poem on finding Mr. Right and turned into a song that catapulted her into instant fame. "Finally" was...

Terry Hunter Interview

Interview with Terry Hunter from the May 2006 issue of 5 Magazine
DJ Paul Johnson

The Paul Johnson Story

EVERY PRODUCER, DJ, dancer or fanatic will tell you that House music is in their blood. DJs drag their crates from gig to gig,...
Marques Wyatt

Marques Wyatt: The 5 Magazine Interview

IT MAY BE THE center of the entertainment industry, but Los Angeles seems like the edge of the world when it comes to House...

Mark Grant Interview

WHEN YOU LIVE IN a city as musically blessed as Chicago, it's always hard to know how prominent your local heroes are on the...

Steve “Silk” Hurley: Smooth As Ever

The legendary Steve "Silk" Hurley in an equally legendary interview from March 2006.

Carla Prather Interview

THE FIRST TIME I heard her sing was at the Green Dolphin with Mr. A.L.I. Her command of the stage and sweet...
Alan King

Alan King Interview

THE NAME ALAN KING is synonymous with the early history of Chicago House music. He was there at the beginning, and if this thing...

Mr ALI Interview

THE MINUTE YOU STEPPED into Green Dolphin Street, Mr. A.L.I. hit you between the eyes, in the heart, in the hips and in the...

Barbara Tucker Interview

HER POWERHOUSE VOICE AND presence has established her as the diva of house music. Think of the classic songs: "Deep Inside", "Beautiful People", "I...

Who is Robert Williams?

WHO IS THE MAN with the glasses, the one you see at certain House parties? Those who know him revere him, and for those...

Minister of Sound: Legendary DJ and Producer Ron Carroll

5 Magazine's Czarina Mirani talks to Chicago House Music DJ and producer Ron Carroll.

I Went to Jail For House Music

Adam Rivera has been promoting parties for 16 years now and he has no plans of stopping. He started out in '89 with small...

Georgie Porgie Interview

He is a singer, a songwriter, a recording artist, record producer, an independent dance music mogul and one of the hottest dance music remixers...

DJ Lego Interview

DJING SINCE HE WAS 11 years old, Chicago's own Rafael "Légo" Rodriguez is now one of the most sought after djs and producers in...
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Inaya Day Interview

Interview by Doug Brandt. YOU KNOW WHO SHE IS, although you may not realize it. She's had three #1s and two #2s on the Billboard...

Spin Slide and Jack: A History of House Dancing

IN 1998, I GOT MY first experience of a New York club called Shelter, and was immediately struck by the vibe. There was a...