10/9/14 O&A THROWBACK THURSDAY: JODY WATLEY (Repost)

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Jody Vanessa Watley  is a singer, songwriter, record producer, music maverick and one of music’s defining artists. Her music crosses genres from Pop, R&B, Jazz, Dance and Electronic Soul. In 1987, she won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist.  Watley ranks as one of MTV Video Music Awards most nominated female artists ever, with six nominations for her Real Love video. Continue reading

10/9/14 O&A Throwback Thursday: Jody Watley

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Jody Vanessa Watley  is a singer, songwriter, record producer, music maverick and one of music’s defining artists. Her music crosses genres from Pop, R&B, Jazz, Dance and Electronic Soul. In 1987, she won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist.  Watley ranks as one of MTV Video Music Awards most nominated female artists ever, with six nominations for her Real Love video. Continue reading

10/7/14 O&A With WaleStylez: Premiere of Pharrell’s Gust Of Wind Video

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 The five-minute clip was directed by famed film director Edgar Wright and features a number of signature references from the international artists including stone versions of the French duo’s futuristic helmets. Pharrell, meanwhile, has finally opted for another hat, which most likely will not see the same amount of meme attention as his Vivienne Westwood piece. Continue reading

10/4/14 O&A With WaleStylez: Pharrell Williams – Gust of Wind (Teaser)

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Fresh off delivering the Takashi Murakami-produced visual interpretation of ”It Girl” , Pharrell Williams took to his i am OTHER YouTube Channel to tease his latest music video for the Daft Punk-assisted “Gust of Wind.” The 30-second clip shows the polymath stumbling upon a Daft Punk rock formation in a wooded area, almost as if they’re ancient relics.

10/4/14 Its Saturday- Anything Goes: If You Won The Lottery… The World’s Most Expensive Things

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10/2/14 O&A Throwback Thursday: Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds

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Babyface (Kenneth Brian Edmonds) is a multi-platinum selling R&B singer, songwriter and record producer. He has written and produced over 26 No. 1 R&B hits for artists such as Whitney Houston, Karyn White, Johnny Gill, Vanessa Williams, Pebbles, Madonna and Boyz II Men, and has also worked on various film soundtracks in his successful career. Babyface has won 10 Grammy Awards.

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9/27/14 O&A Listen Up: Janelle Monae- Electric lady

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The Electric Lady is the second studio album by recording artist Janelle Monáe, released on September 6, 2013 by Wondaland Arts Society and Bad Boy Records. It is the follow up to her critically acclaimed debut studio album, The ArchAndroid (2010), and like that album, it has received universal acclaim from music critics.

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9/25/14 O&A Throwback Thursday: Sylvester

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Sylvester James, Jr. better known as Sylvester, was a disco and soul singer-songwriter. Known for his flamboyant and androgynous appearance that exemplified the era. Sylvester was often described by the mainstream media as a drag queen, but he repeatedly rejected such a description. Responsible for a string of hit singles in the late 1970s, Sylvester became known in the United States under the moniker of the “Queen of Disco.” Continue reading

9/19/14 O&A Shall We Dance Friday: Michael Jackson- Smooth Criminal

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Smooth Criminal is the seventh single from Michael Jackson’s 1987 Bad album. The song contains a fast-paced beat intertwined with Jackson’s lyrics. It was released as a single on October 24, 1988, and peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100. Continue reading

8/27/14 O&A with Walestylez: Footaction and ScHoolboy Q Video Remix- Man Of The Year

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Footwear and sportwear retailer Footaction presents a new video remix of ScHoolboy Q’s hit single, “Man of the Year”. In the video Q’s sneaker preferences are front are spotlighted; these include the new styled Jordan Future and the Nike Free Flyknit Chukka. For sneakerheads the challenge is to see how many different styles you can identify. All the sneakers featured are available at Footaction. Continue reading