Well-known disc jockey and rapper D-Nice, born Derrick Jones has been recognized as one of 2020’s Black Future Makers By AT&T and he was quick to celebrate the news.
The rapper, who began his music career in the 80s with the hip hop group Boogie Down Productions, released a photo of himself enriched with artistic details for the event and released the exciting news by himself with the following words:
“Wow! I can honestly say that I am excited, grateful, and honored to be recognized as one of this year’s 28 #BlackFutureMakers . @ATT chose the perfect artist in @Temi.coker who came through with some 🔥🔥🔥 custom portraits of myself and the other future makers on this year’s list.”
Then the music producer heralded that to start Black History Month he will host an “epic IG LIVE party” alongside a great number of his fellow Future-Maker honorees.
As known, the title “Black Future Makers” is given to honor people of color who are “pushing culture forward and making an impact on the future of the Black community” and the entire world. According to the official statement by AT&T, Black Future Makers is a huge celebration of over 400 years of Black history, culture, dreams, and the future.
Being recognized as one of the heroes who enrich the Black culture with his artistic works, Jones received highly positive comments after announcing the news with the above mentioned Instagram post. A great number of Instagram users, including his industry friends, wrote that he well deserved the title.