4/22/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Caravans – Mary Don’t You Weep featuring Inez Andrews

GOSPEL SUNDAY

Robert Anderson started The Caravans in 1947. The group reached its peak popularity during the 1950s and 1960s, launching the careers of a number of artists, including: Albertina Walker, Delores Washington, Inez Andrews, Shirley Caesar, Reverend James Cleveland, Dorothy Norwood, Bessie Griffin, Josephine Howard, and Loleatta Holloway.

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4/19/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Edwin Starr – War

Edwin Starr’s version of “War” was a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1970, and is not only the most successful and well-known record of his career, but it is also one of the most popular protest songs ever recorded Continue reading

4/18/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Afternoon Of A Faun- Tanaquil LeClercq and Jacques d’Amboise

In Afternoon Of A Faun (1953) Jerome Robbins‘ genius take on the old Debussy/Nijinsky ballet. A 1955 Canadian broadcast of the two legends of the NYC Ballet (and the original ballerina in this) Tanaquil LeClercq and Jacques d’Amboise (Francisco Moncion original danseur). Continue reading

4/16/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Jason Derulo – Colors The Coca-Cola Anthem 2018 World Cup

FIFA released its official Coca-Cola sponsored anthem sung by U.S. pop star  Jason Derulo. The song track is titled Colors  which was also written by Jason Derulo — emphasizes the excitement that greets the arrival of the FIFA World Cup. Continue reading

4/15/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez MUSIC: Swizz Beatz VS Timbaland Round 2

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Timothy Zedd Mosley known professionally as Timbaland, is a producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and DJ. Timbaland’s first full credit production work was in 1996 on Ginuwine… The Bachelor for R&B singer Ginuwine. 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

4/13/18 O&A NYC DANCE: O&A NYC Picks Of The Week

New York City is the dance capital of the world! This week we have modern masters in Manhattan, Hip- Hop Downtown, and Burlesque in Brooklyn. Here are a few events guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

4/12/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Onyx – Slam

Slam is the second single released from Onyx’s debut album, Bacdafucup.Released on May 11, 1993, Slam was Onyx’s breakthrough single, making it to number 4 on the US  Billboard 100 and was the group’s second straight single to make it to number 1 on the Rap Charts. Continue reading

4/11/18 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Earl Sweatshirt featuring Vince Staples & Casey Veggies – Hive

Hive is by Hip Hop artist Earl Sweatshirt featuring Casey Veggies and Vince Staples. This is the third single from his debut studio album Doris. The writing, recording, production and engineering of the track took place at Syd tha Kyd and Matt Martains  old home, and it was recorded in three hours. Continue reading

4/10/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Janelle Monáe – PYNK

Janelle Monáe Robinson is a singer, songwriter, rapper, producer, actress, and model. She is signed to her own imprint, Wondaland Arts Society, and Atlantic Records Continue reading