Deejay, producer and photographer, D-Nice, born Derrick Jones June 19, 1970 in the Bronx, NY, made headlines this weekend during the COVID-19 pandemic when his Instagram Live House Party, “Club Quarantine” garnered more than 100,000 party-goers, including LL Cool J, Will and Jada Smith, Queen Latifah, Steph Curry, Lalah Hathaway, Michelle Obama and Mark Zuckerberg. Even politicians like Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden dropped in. Now in its fifth straight night, “Club Quarantine,” is the hottest club in the world.
Here are five things to know about D-Nice:
He Was One of the Founding Members of Boogie Down Productions
D-Nice, along with fellow Boogie-down Bronx natives, KRS-One and DJ Scott La Rock, who was murdered five months after the release of their debut album, Criminal Minded.