*DJ D-Nice hosted a massive “#ClubQuarantine” event on Instagram Saturday night that was streamed by 100,000 people — including several celebrities.
Erykah Badu, Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith, Michelle Obama, Missy Elliott, Ava DuVernay and Kelly Rowland, were among the A-listers who tuned in for his online DJing set, USA Today reports.
“If you missed it, YO BAD! What a party!!” added Rowland, who also thanked the deejay for “bringing so many people together.”
D-Nice has been hosting virtual parties since last Wednesday, PEOPLE reports.
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????hangover from #ClubQuarantine last night!?Every1 was in the building!?It really felt like the good ole times! @djdnice we needed that energy let me give you your flowers ?????? https://t.co/fgogvO2ONZ
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) March 22, 2020
“I never would’ve imagined that the best party I would create and DJ would be from the comfort of my own home. Homeschool is a thing!” he wrote in one IG post. “I’m feeling nothing but gratitude. ?????? Thanks to all of you that supported. This has been a great way to keep our spirits high. Blessings!”
The previous day he marveled at the popularity of his “social distance dance party.”
“I can’t believe that I started the Home School social distancing dance party just four days ago and it’s become a place for us to virtually dance together and stay connected,” the deejay wrote.
“From my kitchen, I’m able to send positive vibrations to each of you. Thank you for rocking with me,” he added.
— Complex Ambition (@ComplexAmbition) March 22, 2020
DJ D-Nice is the latest celebrity to turn to social media to serve up musical performances for fans as a means to cure boredom as Americans are forced into self-isolation amid the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are nearly 30,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States and 377 deaths. Globally, there are over 328,000 confirmed cases and 14,366 deaths.