D-Nice, Wanda Sykes, Sheila E., more to appear at 94th Academy Awards

D-Nice, Travis Barker and Sheila E. will perform at the 94th Academy Awards. The trio — along with pianist Robert Glasper — will come together to form an “all-star band” at the ceremony on March 27, which is being hosted by Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes. In addition, the White Stripes’ frontman Jack White will perform alongside […]

DJ D-Nice launches 2021 Ford F-150 in new lifestyle campaign

Ford Motor Company and famed DJ D-Nice teamed up to launch the all-new 2021 F-150 in a new multicultural lifestyle campaign that debuted Jan. 22, 2021, called “More Than Tough.” “The ‘More Than Tough’ campaign recognizes and celebrates the spirit of American ingenuity,” said Dibrie Guerrero, multicultural marketing manager, Ford Motor Company. Last March, nationwide […]

DJ D-Nice, hip-hop music, and the cultural reification of technology

Thank you, DJ D-Nice. I wanted to put on my new spring hat and maybe go to a lounge or a grown and sexy set where one of my DJ friends could be spinning.  The coronavirus and social distancing necessitated a different way for me to kick it. D-Nice supplied the necessary ammunition to quell […]

DJ D-Nice’s IG Live cultural quarantine phenomenon: Celebrities show love

What started out as a means of social distancing has become a national phenomenon endorsed by A-list celebrities that includes Naomi Campbell, Janet Jackson, Dave Chapelle, Black Thought and John Legend, among a slew of others. And DJ D Nice, former beat slayer for Boogie Down Productions, could care less about accolades of recognition. He […]

Kenny Burns hosts Dutch Masters ‘Visuals and Vibes’ at Art Basel

On Dec. 6, Art Basel was buzzing with news that Leonardo DiCaprio had purchased a painting for $850K. Art Basel is a destination event where celebs, artists, and art enthusiasts join together to celebrate life and creativity. For artists, there is no greater platform to display their works, as a purchase from the right person can […]

Gabrielle Union’s ‘Breast Party Ever’ in Miami

Last night, BET Networks, in collaboration with Planned Parenthood brought the ‘Breast Party Ever’ Tour to The Overtown Youth Center in Miami.  Actress Gabrielle Union hosted the event in an effort to raise awareness with early detection through self-exams and screenings. View photos from the event in the gallery.

Nas and Dave Chappelle at Radio City Music Hall

Legendary rapper and Hennessy V.S brand ambassador NAS, performed at the sold out Dave Chappelle & NAS show at Radio City Music Hall in NYC. The Queensbridge poet relaxed backstage before the show laughing and talking with Fabolous, Steve Stout, Busta Rhymes, DJ D-Nice, Michael Rapaport and Shawn Wayans. NAS hit the stage following a […]

Stevie Wonder Honored at the Apollo Theater Spring Gala Benefit Concert

The poetry of divinely inspired words, the musicality of rich melodies and the passionate vocals of a global artistic treasure, otherwise known as Stevie Wonder, was honored at the sixth annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala Benefit Concert.  The event, held last night, June 14, began with a star-studded red carpet that nearly stopped traffic in […]