In May of 1995 Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace had  found his groove. Less than a year after the release of his platinum debut, “Ready To Die,” the Brooklyn legend dropped the stellar remix to “One More Chance,” flaunting new lyrics and a reconstructed instrumental propped up on DeBarge’s “Stay With Me.” The Trackmasters produced […]

Derrick “D-Nice” Jones is a man tailor-made for these modern times where skill diversification is more of the rule than the exception. The MC, DJ and photographer has been contributing to the advancement of hip-hop since the late ’80s as a teenaged member of the rap group Boogie Down Productions.  Under the tutelage of KRS-One, Kenny […]

This year celebrated the style and influence of Black men with our first annual G-List. During our on site festivities at Frank’s Chop Shop we asked G-Lister D-Nice about a vintage piece of 90s style–his leather from the “Self Destruction” video. “I got that made by Dapper Dan,” he said of the iconic hip-hop […]

DJ D-Nice regularly spins at exclusive events and the sexy clubs, and it’s not just because of his great selection. Looking good is a major factor in attracting big checks. Take a look at this member of Gillette and TheUrbanDaily‘s G-List explain how looking good can help you. Plus, find out how D-Nice keeps his […]

The G-List is’s annual celebration of 40 influential men from various walks of life who define what it means to be a trendsetter with style in their field. Name: DJ D-Nice From: Bronx, NY Occupation: DJ/Photographer Affiliations: Various Clubs/True Hip Hop Stories D-Nice is somewhat of a hip-hop anomaly. He’s gone from rapper to […]

In this episode of True Hip-Hop Stories, Pharoahe Monch discussed the making of the Rawkus classic recording “Oh No” featuring Mos Def and Nate Dogg.