The COVID-19 has taken a toll on the entire entertainment industry, concerts all around the globe are canceled, live filming and recordings of music, t.v. And movie projects were placed on indefinite hiatuses, not to mention gatherings of 10 people or more is currently against the law.
There are numerous amounts of jobs and individuals in our community directly or indirectly, “… according to billboard.com reports”…
New Orleans bounce DJ and radio personality Black N Mild died on March 19 after testing positive for the coronavirus… The Orleans Parish coroner’s office confirmed March 20 that the DJ, born Oliver Stokes Jr., died after contracting COVID-19”…Producer DJ Webstar, announced the news March 24 via Instagram that he tested positive … Idris Elba told fans in a video on March 16…”P!nk revealed on April 3 via social media that she had tested positive and Scarface revealed his diagnosis March 26 during a live stream with his Geto Boys bandmate Willie D. … also “…YNW Melly made headlines last Thursday (April 2) when his Instagram account confirmed that he had contracted the virus while behind bars inside Florida’s Broward County Jail…”
”The Philly Hip Hop community and DJ’s around the world were really nervous and prayerful these last few weeks when it was reports of legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff had pneumonia and may have potentially contracted the virus. We recently noticed a Twitter post from “… Mr. Magnificent “Im Good…lil Scruffy But GOOD!!! Be Safe!!! . ..Pls Take This Seriously!!!!” We’er Praying for a speedy recovery for you Jeffery Towns get strong! Our thoughts and prayers also extended to all of the victims, survivors, of this Coronavirus Disease 19 Pandemic and their families. WE HOPE EVERYONE STAYS STRONG STAY SAFE AND MOST IMPORTANTLY STAY HOME!!
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