10/27/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Tekno – Skeletun

Augustine Miles Kelechi popularly known by his stage name Tekno, is an Afrobeat artist, producer and dancer.He started his journey at a tender age. Today, Tekno is one of the highly rated Nigerian musicians with several musical productions. Continue reading

10/4/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Burna Boy – Another Story feat. M.anifest

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Burna Boy is an Afro Fusion artist. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing the lead single Like to Party from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E. In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Group internationally. Continue reading

9/17/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Tiwa Savage – “49-99”

Tiwatope Savage professionally known as Tiwa Savage, is a singer, songwriter and actress. Born in Lagos, Nigeria she relocated to London at the age of 11 to pursue a secondary education.Five years later she began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J.Blige. Continue reading

(Repost) 8/3/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Faces of Africa- Fela Kuti: The Father of Afrobeats (Part 1)

Faces of Africa brings you the story of Fela Kuti, one of Africa’s music legends, and his influence on art and politics through music. Continue reading

8/21/19 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: August 21 – August 28, 2019

New York City is in vacation mode that means everyone is taking it easy and savoring lazy warm afternoons and warm humid nights. We have great events indoors and out and many are free!  Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

8/10/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: 2Face – African Queen

Innocent Ujah Idibia, known by his stage name 2Baba, is a Afro pop artist, singer, songwriter, producer and entrepreneur. Prior to July 2014, he went by the stage name 2face Idibia.He is one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Africa, and is also one of the most bankable artists in Africa.  Continue reading

7/30/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Burna Boy On Fusing Hip-Hop With Afrobeat, Fela Kuti Inspiration

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Burna Boy was interviewed on Breakfast Club about fusing Hip-Hop with Afrobeat, Fela Kuti inspiration, Nipsey Hussle and more. Burna Boy is Nigeria’s strength in terms music and culture. Continue reading

7/29/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Choreographer and Dancer Nneka Irobunda performs Adekunle Gold- Kelegbe Megbe |

Nneka Irobunda, Nigerian choreographer and dancer, based in New York City, began training in heels with movement director Danielle Polano, seen in Step Up 2: The Streets. Continue reading

7/25/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: 2Baba – Amaka ft. Peruzzi

Innocent Ujah Idibia is known by his stage name 2Baba is singer, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. Prior to July 2014, he went by the stage name 2faceHe is one of the most decorated and successful Afro-Pop artists in Africa, and is also one of the most bankable artists in Africa. 2Baba is actually in NewYork as we relate to his music today. Continue reading

5/21/19 O&A NYC WHATS HAPPENING THIS WEEK: May 20- May 27, 2019

It’s here! Memorial Day weekend- the official start of summer. We have an African-diaspora cultural festival in Brooklyn, and Afrobeats in Midtown. A genie grants big screen wishes and Love In Bloom on Staten Island. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading