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

5/13/19 O&A NYC WHATS HAPPENING THIS WEEK: May 13- 20, 2019

Its mid- May great walking weather. The dark heavy jackets have been replaced by light sweaters and floral prints as New Yorkers stroll down bustling streets in the world’s cultural Mecca. Art and dance are everywhere from Midtown to Brooklyn; we have Latin jazz in Harlem and Shakespeare and the Temptations are both on Broadway. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

4/30/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Yemi Alade Ft. Rick Ross – Oh My Gosh

Yemi Alade, Rick Ross Oh My Gosh. Yemi Alade has finally released her single OH My Gosh the remix  features Maybach Music chief Rick Ross who probably made the song a better one. Continue reading

4/7/19 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: April 7 through April 14, 2019

Its beginning to feel a lot like springtime, and New Yorkers are out and about!  And this week we have a new film about the Queen of Soul and a Fosse muse on Broadway. America’s mother of modern dance turns 93 in Chelsea and Arthur Mitchell’s dream turns 50. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

3/9/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Burna Boy – Dangote

Burna Boy is a Nigerian 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 2013. Continue reading

10/14/18 O&A NYC 10 Most Popular African Dance Styles (2018)

Africa, the continent with rich and diverse cultures and traditions, and one of the more fun and vibrant traditions is dance. Dance has been one of many forms of expression, storytelling and enjoyment across the continent, and alongside traditional dances, so here are the 10 Most Popular African Dance Styles. 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

8/11/18 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

8/4/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Cypher Afro Dance

DJ Flex lends his song She Don’t Text (Afrobeat Freestyle) to this Cypher Afro dance.  Continue reading

7/24/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Lava Lava- Gundu

Gundu is a Swahili word which means unlucky.Lava Lava’s past relationships have been characterized by uncertainties and this time he is simply casting away the bad luck. Continue reading