D-Nice in June 2005
Background information
Birth nameDerrick Jones
Born (1970-06-19) June 19, 1970 (age 48)
OriginThe Bronx, New York
GenresHip hop, soul
Occupation(s)Rapper, Beatboxer, Photographer, Singer
LabelsRoc Nation, Jive, Violator
Associated actsBoogie Down Productions
Scott La Rock
Naughty by Nature

Derrick Jones (born June 19, 1970), better known by his stage name D-Nice, is an American disc jockey, beatboxer, rapper, producer and photographer who began his career in the mid-1980s with the hip hop group Boogie Down Productions.[1] He discovered Kid Rock in 1988, landing him a deal with Jive Records.


D-Nice currently works as a DJ as well as a photographer. He shot the album covers for Carl Thomas' 2007 album So Much Better[2] and Pharoahe Monch's 2011 album W.A.R. (We Are Renegades).[3] He also photographed the album cover for Kenny Lattimore's 2017 album, Vulnerable.[4]

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