[The Root] DJ Jazzy Jeff Is Throwing a Virtual ‘Live to the Beat’ Dance Party to Combat Heart Disease

Feb 23, 2022

It’s no secret that heart disease is a major problem within the Black community. In fact, per the CDC, Black adults in the U.S. are twice as likely to succumb to heart disease than our white counterparts—and our risk of death from a stroke is even higher. Thankfully, one of the best ways to combat this condition—aside from a healthy diet and eliminating cigarettes—is to exercise or move around; which is exactly why “The Magnificent” DJ Jazzy Jeff has partnered with the CDC Foundation to launch “Live to the Beat,” a national cardiovascular disease prevention campaign that was created for the Black community, by the Black community.

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