2/20/19 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Blueface – Thotiana Remix ft. Cardi B

Thotiana is by Hip Hop artist Blueface. Cash Money Records released it as a single from Blueface’s second album, Famous Cryp on January 29, 2019. The song is written by Blueface and John Nathaniel. Continue reading

2/20/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: John Legend – Preach

“Sometimes we can get so frustrated by the news and what’s going on and there’s this battle going on in ourselves. Do we become apathetic? Do we become engaged? Do we just talk about it, or do we do something?” –John Legend Continue reading

2/14/19 O&A NYC Valentines Day SONG OF THE DAY: Alicia Keys – You Don’t Know My Name

You Don’t Know My Name is by Alicia Keys from her second studio album, The Diary Of Alicia Keys. The song was produced by Alicia Keys and Kanye  West, the track was released as the album’s lead single in 2003. Continue reading

2/14/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY- VALENTINE’S DAY ENCORE PERFORMANCE: My Funny Valentine – Dee Dee Bridgewater & The Italian Big Band

hqdefault

My Funny Valentine performed by Dee Dee Bridgewater & The Italian Big Band brings a jazz favor to the day that honors romance.  Continue reading

2/13/19 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Metro Boomin Shows Support For 21 Savage on ‘The Tonight Show’

Metro Boomin made a special appearance on The Tonight Show. During the episode, he performed his Not All Heroes Wears Capes with Gunna while wearing a jacket printed with Free 21 Savage on the back.Now 21 Savage is gone. Continue reading

2/11/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Blackstreet – No Diggity ft. Dr. Dre, Queen Pen

No Diggity is by R&B group as the first single for their second studio album Another Level featuring Dr.Dre and Queen Pen. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Continue reading

2/7/19 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURSDAY: Sade – No Ordinary Love

No Ordinary Love is a song by  Sade from their fourth Love Deluxe. Originally released in late 1992, the song was a modest success in Europe and New Zealand, reaching number five in Italy. Continue reading

2/3/19 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Four Women: Lisa Simone, Dianne Reeves, Lizz Wright, Angélique Kidjo

Lisa Simone, Dianne Reeves, Lizz Wright and Angélique Kidjo perform Nina Simone’s classic Four Women. Continue reading

2/3/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MOTH: Morehouse College – We Shall Overcome


The Morehouse College Glee Club performs We Shall Overcome, arranged by Wendell P. Whalum at the 2009 Candle on the Bluff Awards. Continue reading