7/12/15 O&A Gospel Sunday: Worth- Anthony Brown & group therAPy

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Worth is the  debut single from Anthony Brown & group therAPy’s sophomore album Everyday Jesus the Live Experience.  With it’s grace and power, Worth reminds of us the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and the unmerited favor granted to us by God.  Anthony Brown & group therAPY  is the  2013’s Stellar Awards Group (Duo) of the Year. Continue reading

7/2/15 O&A Throwback Thursday: Aretha Franklin- Chain Of Fools Live (1968)

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Chain of Fools is a song written by Don Covay. Aretha Franklin first released the song as a single in 1967 and it appeared on many of her albums. It reached number one on the U.S. R&B chart, staying there for four weeks, and went to number two on the pop chart in January 1968. It won the Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, and later a Grammy Hall of Fame Award.  Continue reading

8/24/17 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Madonna- Vogue

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Vogue by Madonna was inspired by vogue dancers and choreographers Jose Gutierez Xtravaganza and Luis Xtravaganza from the House/Ball community. They introduced Vogueing to her at the Sound Factory club in New York City.  Vogue is from her second soundtrack album I’m Breathless (1990).  Continue reading

6/18/15 O&A Throwback Thursday: In da Club- 50 Cent

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In da Club performed by rapper 50 Cent from his debut studio album Get Rich or Die Tryin (2003). The song was written by 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, and Mike Elizondo and produced by Dr. Dre with co-production credit from Elizondo. The song’s music video won Best Rap Video and Best New Artist at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards.  In da Club has since sold over 2,000,000 copies.  Continue reading

6/11/15 O&A Throwback Thursday: Missing You- Diana Ross

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Missing You, written, composed, and produced by Lionel Richie as a tribute to Marvin Gaye, who had died earlier that year. The video includes, as well as still photographs and tribute clips of Gaye himself, tribute clips of former Supremes singer Florence Ballard and of Paul Williams of The Temptations, both Motown artists who had died in the 1970s. Continue reading

6/8/15 O&A Song Of The Day: Good Feeling – Flo Rida

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Good Feeling is a song by rapper Flo Rida from his fourth studio album, Wild Ones. It was released as the album’s lead single on August 29, 2011 in the United States. The song was written by Flo Rida, Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Breyan Isaac, Arash Pournouri, Avicii, Etta James, Leroy Kirkland, and Pearl Woods. It was also produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut. The song contains vocal samples from Etta James’s 1962 single Something’s Got a Hold on Me, which is why James, Leroy Kirkland, and Pearl Woods received writing credits. Continue reading