SOULFUL HOUSE

CHICAGO HOUSE

Presented by First Lady the Love Team

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Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, FIRST LADY, (Khrishna Lynese Henderson-Hutchinson), is a Radio/ Television personality, Educator, Spokesperson, Mentor, Billboard Award winning Radio Music and Radio Programmer. An International and pioneer DJ, the FIRST Female DJ to play House Music on the radio, she was also a member of the FIRST ALL FEMALE House Music DJ team (The Fantastic Four) as well the first female mixer on Chicago radio, (WGCI-FM 107.5 in 1986). In 2022 Black Women In Radio Foundation in partnership with the Library of Congress RPTF selected First Lady as  one of the Distinguished Inaugural 30 Black Women In Radio to be inducted into The United States Library of Congress (Radio Preservation Task Force)

First Lady, or Khrissie “Hott Mixx” Henderson as she was known then, is also one of the first females to record a house record, (used by: DJ MKII, DJ International Records 1986) and with almost 40 years of experience in the broadcast communications and music industry, First Lady has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, as well as, the top radio markets New York (WBLS-FM, KISS-FM and HOT 97 FM), Chicago (106 Jams, WGCI-FM and WVAZ-FM) claiming #1 shows in both cities, as well as large markets Milwaukee (V100 FM) and Indianapolis (WTLC AM/FM).

First Lady began her professional radio career at Chicago’s FIRST 24 hour Rap Music station WJPC 950AM Rap Radio as the night time host, then doing co-hosting mornings on Chicago’s First Hip Hop and R&B Station WJPC-FM 106 JAMZ on the Strictly Street Morning Show. From 1995 -1998 First Lady co-hosted one of Chicago’s most successful urban male/female evening radio duos to date: Rick Party and First Lady on WGCI-FM 107.5. In 1998 First Lady accepted a position in New York City as co-host of the Isaac Hayes and Friend Morning Show on WRKS-FM 98.7. She then moved to New York’s “1 Hip Hop and R&B station HOT 97”. Later she accepted a position legendary station WBLS-FM 107.5 where she hosted the evening show and a Friday night mixshow with Hip Hop Legend Grandmaster Flash.

In 2010 her leadership as Program Director for “WTLC-AM 1310 The Light” received The Stellar Award and Gospel Music Award Station of the Year in a Large Market. She was also the recipient of the 2006 Billboard Hip Hop and R&B Award for APD/Music Director of the Year and in 2011 she was ranked #17 on the list of “The Top 30 Black Women in Media” by Radio Facts. In November of 1995, while attending Chicago State University, First Lady served as the 1st Program Director for student run WCSU Radio station.

In 2015, First Lady was inducted into “The Frankie Knuckles Lifetime Achievement Award DJ Hall of Fame” by The Chosen Few DJs, as well as, accepted a position at The Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus as a Radio Faculty Advisor/Instructor and station consultant. She has served as a Spokesperson and Brand Ambassador for the American Dairy Association during the Indiana State Fair from 2008 to 2012. In 2012 she also served on the Radio Advisory Board for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

First Lady has also been involved with numerous prestigious brands and organizations known throughout the world: Super Bowl Gospel, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 100 Black Men, Girls Scouts of America, The American Dairy Association, Amsterdam Dance Music Festival (ADE), The Indiana Black Expo, Circle City Classic, Chicago House Music Day, The Hot Mix 5 Music Festival, Chicago Girls Rock (City of Chicago), Soul Train Impact, Global Mixx Conferences and The Hot Mix 5 just to name a few. She is currently CEO/Label Owner Kreative Kontrol Music, Faculty Advisor, Radio Station Consultant and Instructor at the Illinois Media School Chicago Campus, Co-Founder of the LivingHerStory Music Series, Founder of LivingHerstory LLC. 501c3, Programming Consultant for London based streaming station, SG1 SOUL and is currently the Program Director/Midday Personality and Mixer for Chicago’s newest digital streaming radio station JAM98 – Muisc For Your Soul

First Lady and her husband, DJ pioneer Hugo H., recently teamed up to create a husband and wife DJ duo called “The Love Team.” They can be heard every Thursday and Friday nights, ( The Chicago Connection) on www.sg1house.com and every Saturday night (The Chicago Connection) on www.sg1radio.co.uk bringing the The sound of Chicago to the UK


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