DJ D-Nice Talks Epic Virtual Dance Party on 'Fallon': 'I Was Able to Play From My Heart'

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DJ D-Nice during an interview with Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show: At Home Edition.

DJ D-Nice dropped in on The Tonight Show: At Home Edition on Monday (March 24) to chat about his recent epic DJ sets on Instagram Live.

Over the course of the week, D-Nice's online dance party grew from a small group of friends finding a way to connect during quarantine to 100,000 people tuning in to the live stream, including the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Drake, Kelly Rowland and Mark Zuckerberg. Famous political faces even got in on the fun, including Kamala Karris, Michelle Obama and Joe Biden.

"I was nervous," the DJ said of knowing the former First Lady was watching his live stream, "and even though I deejayed for them -- I played, you know, the second-to-last party at the White House and did the inaugural ball -- there was something about [being] in that setting, where I'm really at home. Like, this is my kitchen; I'm deejaying in my kitchen and something that I was doing in my kitchen was able to touch the world."

Ultimately, D-Nice is still in awe of just how much his idea took off over the course of the week, particularly in the current era of social distancing. "When you're feeding off of a crowd, you're trying to play for the crowd," he told host Jimmy Fallon. "I'm reading their body languages, I want them to hear what they want to hear. 100,000 people were in that Live to hear what I wanted to play, and I was able to play from my I was able to just do what I love and it was a beautiful experience."

Check out DJ D-Nice's full interview with Fallon below (starts at 20:55).