6/6/18 O&A NYC AFROBEAT SONG OF THE DAY: Patoranking ft. WizKid – This Kind Love

Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie better known by his stage name Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae dancehall artist. He was born and raised in Ijegun-Egba, Patoranking started his musical career doing underground collaborations with artists such as XProject, Konga, Slam and Reggie Rockstone. He signed a record deal with K-Solo’s Igberaga Records in 2010. 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

3/19/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez DANCE: Droid vs Koolaid | Top 10 Battles of 2017

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

D.R.E.A.M Ring had one of the best top ten dance battle of the year, between Droid and Koolaid. This is a special for 2017. Out and About NYC Magazine would like to see more talent for 2018. Continue reading

3/13/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez DANCE: THE DREAM RING | Mikey and Lazy vs Droid and Kayo

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

This dance battle was defiantly different from other performance. This battle was the most versatile dance battle D.R.E.A.M had yet with music. These dancers really had to show a whole different side of themselves. Took them right out of their element and see what they did on the floor. Continue reading

1/20/18 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Epic B b2b Uninamise Boiler Room New York DJ Set

Boiler Room is a global online music broadcasting platform commissioning and streaming live music sessions around the world.Founded in London,England in 2010, Boiler Room has now hosted shows in around 100 cities worldwide, from Stockholm to Shanghai. Continue reading

1/3/18 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY EXTRA: Dj Uninamise x Dj Blue | Fate of Two worlds | Encore & Sykez


DJ Uninamise is bringing Brooklyn’s Flex Dance Music to the world.The dark instrumental dancehall sound has a long history and the story is far from finished. Continue reading

12/30/17 O&A NYC IT’S SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES: Pumpkin vs KitKat | Top 10 Battles of 2017

Flexing was born in the Brooklyn basements in the 1990’s and exploded across the city to become an internationally recognized dance style. The presentational nature of the dance battle share elements with West African dance. The competitive and athletic performance/battle is usually performed in the round, with a raucous audience cheering the participants/combatants. The heavy use of improvisation and physical call and response also mirrors another American art form with African roots- Jazz.  Continue reading

9/3/17 O&A NYC WaleStylez LABOR DAY MUSIC EXCLUSIVE: Tenor Saw, Yami Bolo, Burro Banton, John Wayne, Cutty Ranks, Junior Cat, Peter Metro Live 1986

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.


Reggae Legends at Sturmars P.N.P Rally Skateland (1986) Selected by Danny Dread & Ansill. Featuring Tenor Saw, Yami Bolo, Burro Banton, John Wayne, Cutty Ranks, Junior Cat, Peter Metro, Ricky Tuffy, Joe Lickshot. Continue reading

9/2/17 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH Waletylez: Ajebutter22- Ghana Bounce

Ghana Bounce, Ajebutter22 his newest single of the album What Happens In Lagos following the success of his last single Bad Gang his new album, a blend of urban and native style, captures the growing alternative sectors of the Nigerian music scene. Continue reading