8/17/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Janet Jackson Unveils Hot New ‘Made For Now’ Video (feat. Daddy Yankee)

Janet Jackson is back! She’s has teamed up with Daddy Yankee for her new single, “Made for Now.” It debuts with a color Dave Meyers-directed video. Watch it below. Continue reading

8/14/18 O&A NYC BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Masaka Boys Dancing Viva Africa

Uganda’s BET winner Eddy Kenzo introduces yet another sensational kids’ dance group called Masaka Boy who have done justice to the song Viva Africa. Masaka Boys have shown great potential and the sky is no longer the limit.  Continue reading

8/12/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: August 12 Thru August 18, 2018- Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre… And More

The Dog Days of August continues! The three H’s- hazy, hot and humid are in full effect. Whether you are trying to stay cool at a water festival in Brooklyn, experiencing art in Harlem, or enjoying a secret garden in the Bronx there is something for everyone. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About.
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8/11/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Mastiksoul Featured Shaggy, Danny Shah Happy Vibes- Good For You By

Good For You by Mastiksoul featuring Shaggy dance video by Ghetto Kids from Uganda. Continue reading

7/10/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez/DANCE: New Dance Moves From South African

The Kongoma Dance Group shows off new dance moves from South African.  Continue reading

6/3/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Beyoncé Formation (Afrobeat Remix)

AfroBeat remix of Beyoncé’s Formation created by DJ Puto X, choreography by Kara Jenelle with videography by Q Burdette, Dancers: Nirine Brown, Anisha Gibbs, Lindiwe Rose, and Kash Sharif! Continue reading

5/26/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Falz – This Is Nigeria

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

This is Nigeria by Nigerian rapper Falz is an audacious, decidedly necessary critique of Nigerian society inspired by Childish Gambino’s viral video This Is America. Falz is known to use his sharp brand of humor to address social ills in his country.     Continue reading

5/5/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez- DANCE: Top 10 Countries in Africa with the Best Dancers in 2018

By Adewale Adekanbi

Africa’s diversity is reflected in the dances. The dances in West Africa are quite different from what you’d find in East Africa or North Africa. For example, in a lot of West African dances, bending the waist is a common feature. In Ethiopia, there’s a dance that involves vibrating the neck and shoulders. In the savannah of East Africa, a lot of the traditional dances involve jumping with a straight, stiff back. Continue reading

4/15/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: African vs Jamaican dancing compilation 2017


The dance off between continents Africans vs North American’s Jamaicans- who’s better- you decide! Continue reading

4/6/18 (REPOST) O&A NYC LIFESTYLE/DANCE: Geoffrey Holder A True Renaissance Man

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Congratulation to Dance Theatre Of Harlem, Carmen de Lavallade and Leo Holder, Dougla was “simply marvelous”. This video honors Geoffrey Holder- a true renaissance man. It also includes rare footage and interviews with wife Carmen de Lavallade and son Leo Holder.  Continue reading