The 5th Element

Adan Figueroa Gerardo Acosta Mario Sanchez

Genre(s): Metal

There are 5 elements of Hip-Hop, the 5th and most important one is knowledge. Not only will we be playing Hip-Hop music but as well as address issues going on in the world around us to further educate our audience.

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Adan Figueroa

Double Major (Communications & Media and Latino Studies)
Shows:
The 5Th Element

Bio

Adan Figueroa is an influential leader within the Latino community at DePaul University as an integral part of Sigma Lambda Beta. He is the founder of the first Latino radio show in Radio DePaul history as well as founder of an up and coming Latino Magazine at DePaul University. Was an Orientation Leader for freshmen orientations for summer 2011. Is a Men of Color mentor in which he helps mentor marginalized freshmen get acquainted with college life and helps them in guidance and in locating resources so that the mentees have a successful college career. In only two years has changed the landscape for Latinos at DePaul University.



Influences

Too many…



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Gerardo Acosta

Senior
Psychology
Shows:
The 5Th Element

Bio

I am a senior, Psychology Major hoping to graduate soon and help those in the community in my field.



Influences

Action Bronson Chance the Rapper Blackbear



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Mario Sanchez

Senior
Marketing
Shows:
The 5Th Element

Bio

I am a marketing major going who will work in the logistics industry through graduation. I have followed hip-hop closely since I was about 6 years old. Shout out to my older brother's record collection.



Influences

I am influenced by many innovators, including Steve Jobs, Basquiat and Elon Musk.