D-Nice

Published on
Full Name D-Nice
Age 50 Years Old
Nick Name D-Nice
Gender Male
Famous As Rapper
Birth Date June 19th, 1970
Birth Place The Bronx, New York

View All

D-Nice is an American disc jockey, beatboxer, rapper, producer, and photographer. He is a multi-talented person with more than one talent. Currently, He is one of the most Viral and hit discussed DJ of America. In March 2020, D-Nice began hosting Homeschool at Club Quarantine on Instagram Live from his home and the video went viral and was watched by famous personalities like Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg, Rihanna, Michelle Obama, and other American celebrities. He is also a well-celebrated Instagram star who has 2.2 million followers. His twitter account is @djdnice which has 227.8K Followers. Scroll down to know more information regarding his biography, songs, albums, birthday, wiki, family, net worth and many more.

Famous For 

  • Being a member of Hip Hop Group "Boogie Down Productions".
  • For his two albums "Call Me D-Nice" and "To tha Rescue".

D-Nice, a famous disc jockey, beatboxer, rapper

Source: @bet.com

Early Life of D-Nice

D-Nice was born on June 19, 1970, in The Bronx, New York. His real name is Derrick Jones. He holds an American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Gemini. His birthday falls on June 19 of every year. His parent's name is not revealed yet. There is no information regarding his education too. He was grown up by his great grandmother. As a child, he developed his interest in the music of Hip Hop Genre. His religion is Christian. 

D-Nice in child

Source: @dnice

Career of D-Nice

  • D-nice began his career in the mid-1980s with the hip hop group "Boogie Down Productions" along with KRS-One and  DJ Scott La Rock. 
  • The group was founded by KRS-One and DJ Scott La Rock, with producer Lee Smith. D-Nice along with KRS-One and  DJ Scott La Rock released their debut album "Criminal Minded" in March 1987.  
  • He discovered Kid Rock in 1988, landing him a deal with Jive Records.
  • He remained a member of "Boogie Down Productions" until 1990 and due to certain disputes among the member he left the Group. 
  • Then he began his career as a Solo Music performer.
  • His debut studio album was "Call Me D-Nice" which consist of 10 Hip Hop songs.
  • It was released in 1990 by Jive Records and produced entirely by D-Nice.
  • The album peaked at number 75 on the Billboard 200 and number 12 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Its self-titled lead single peaked at number 1 on the Hot Rap Songs and number 19 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, and the second single "Crumbs on the Table" also peaked at number 17 on the Hot Rap Songs.
  • On November 26, 1991, the second and final studio album of D-Nice "To tha Rescue" was released via Jive Records and was produced by D-Nice, Naughty by Nature, Skeff Anselm, and Carl Burley. 
  • Though not as successful as his previous effort Call Me D-Nice, this record managed to find some success making it to #137 on the Billboard 200 and #27 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums which spawned three singles: "To tha Rescue", "25 ta Life" (peaked at #15 on the Hot Rap Songs) and "Time to Flow" (peaked at #23 on the Hot Rap Songs).
  • He shot the album covers for Carl Thomas' 2007 album So Much Better and Pharoahe Monch's 2011 album W.A.R. (We Are Renegades).
  • He also photographed the album cover for Kenny Lattimore's 2017 album, Vulnerable.
  • Currently, he works as a DJ as well as a photographer.
  • In 2019, D-Nice released his song "Money Don't Make The World Stop Remix The Governor".
  • In March 2020, D-Nice began hosting Homeschool at Club Quarantine on Instagram Live from his home as a way for people to come together and help others cope with the COVID-19 global health crisis. 
  • The 3/21 Saturday night dance party ran 9 hours and D-Nice urged people to "take care of one another and wash their hands."
  • It drew over 100,000 viewers, including Rihanna, Lenny Kravitz, Nile Rodgers, Lalah Hathaway, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Dwyane Wade, Janet Jackson, Fab Five Freddy, Michelle Obama, Mark Zuckerberg, Donnie Wahlberg, Angela Bassett, and Sheila E. among others. 
  • The following day, March 22, 2020, his stream capped at over 150,000 simultaneous viewers. 

Personal Life of D-Nice

D-Nice's rumored girlfriend Halle Berry

Source: @hollywoodlife.com

D-Nice is a married man with a divorced marital status. He has married three times in his life. He is expected to marry his first wife in the early 1990s with whom he has a daughter named Ashli Lyric Jones born in 1996. His first wife's identity has not revealed yet. Then he was married to Kelli M. Coleman, Executive Vice President for GlobalHue. The couple was blessed by a daughter named Dylan Coleman-Jones. However, their marriage relationship couldn't last long and got separated. In August 2008, he married actress Malinda Williams, but the couple separated in October 2009. In February 2010, the couple filed for divorce and the divorce was finalized on June 14, 2010. In March of 2020, he was rumored to be in a love relationship with American actress Halle Berry. They were spotted flirting on Instagram Live during his virtual ‘club quarantine.’ But D-Nice has confirmed in a new interview on April 2, 2020, that they are not a couple. As of now, he is living a happy life and he is enjoying his present life a lot without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight.

Net Worth of D-Nice

As being a Professional DJ and Photographer, D-Nice is earning a decent amount of money. He has accumulated most of his income through his career as Rapper, Singer, disc jockey, beatboxer, producer, and photographer. He also earns a decent amount of money by selling thousands of copies of his music albums, songs, and music videos. Nowadays he earns money by being a DJ and Photographer. As of 2020, his estimated net worth is estimated to be US $5 million. Whereas his salary is unknown. He is satisfied with his earnings at present. There is no exact information regarding his cars and house.

Body Measurement of D-Nice

D-Nice is a good looking man with a well-maintained body. He has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at the tall height of five feet three inches. Whereas his other body measurements such as chest size, shoe size, waist size, dress size, and more is unknown yet. His hairstyle is buzz haircut. Overall, he has got a healthy body with an attractive personality attracting a lot of people towards him.