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GMA3 (Good Morning America) co-anchors Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes both shut down their Instagrams amid rumors of an intimate, off-camera affair. Both are married to other people. We wouldn't be surprised if the ABC program will be looking for new hosts in the near future...


Stephen A. Smith doubles down on his defense of the Jerry Jones 1957 photo and responds to being called a "coon" and a “sellout” on his Know Mercy podcast. “Because I don’t agree with y’all position on a still photo from 66 years ago. Really? We better wake up y’all.” Smith says he is only talking to Black people. White people should just turn off the podcast. >Listen to his podcast if you have nothing else better to do...


Motown Records Chairperson and CEO Ethiopia Habtemariam is stepping down from her position to pursue new endeavors. The label and parent company Universal Music Group (UMG) has announced a successor will be named at a later date.


107.5 WBLS is the TOP RATED radio station in New York City with a 7.0 share of listeners 6+....


Radio One's “Majic 107.5/97.5” is the number two rated station in Atlanta (7.1 share) and just ahead of News/Talk station WSB (7.0). Kiss 104.1 is trending down from 6.6 to 5.7, while V-103 is trending up from 3.4 to 3.9...


iHeartMedia has announced a new lineup of comedy podcasts featuring Rosie O’Donnell, Jason Alexander, Eric Andre, Amber Ruffin and others set to launch in early 2023...


Diamond Tyleir is named night host at “95.7 Jamz” WBHJ Birmingham. Read more...

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March 23, 2020

DJ D-Nice Hosts Instagram LIVE Virtual Party, Now Boasts 2.1m Followers



First off let's say --Thank you D-Nice for THE GREATEST PARTY IN THE WORLD! He spoke to "CBS This Morning" about the amazing outpouring of appreciation.

As Americans are being forced to stay home in virtually every community across the United States due to the coronavirus outbreak, DJ D-Nice is bringing a dance party to everyone. He is hosting a daily event he calls “Homeschool at Club Quarantine.” On Sunday, more than 160,000 people watched his Instagram Live.

The lists of celebrities joining in was impressive. D-Nice played music from the Old School Sunday Night Slow Jams to dance music from Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam to Shannon, who was being featured on TV One's UNSUNG, to a set of the Minneapolis Sound with Sheila E., Alexander O'Neal, and The Time. When Lionel Richie and Stephanie Mills joined in on Instagram, he played a set of their music.

Interview on CBS This Morning



During the IG LIVE party he shouted out the celebrities that came through on Sunday. An impressive list that included: Spike Lee, Maxwell, Deon Cole, Halle Berry, Tyrese, Viola Davis, Tisha Campbell, Chuck D, Holly Robinson Peete, Quincy Jones, Mark Wahlberg, Vanessa Williams, Questlove, Amy Schumer, and many, many more were not aware of. On Saturday the list included Oprah, Joe Biden, Dave Chappelle, Will Packer, Drake, Mary J. Blige, and Michelle Obama.

He played The Jackson's Can You Feel It as an uplifting treat that was very timely. He ended the night with Optimistic from Sounds of Blackness and then a classic from Jeffrey Osborne and LTD.

D-Nice had 200,000 followers last week, but his Instagram followers are now at 1.3 million and counting... The Homeschool Quarantine Party will continue on a daily basis for now.

Last Saturday's Set



The 1990 Classic from D-Nice



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