8/24/19 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: James Brown Dance Class

James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, shares a few of the latest dance moves- How many do you know? Continue reading

8/23/19 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Misty Copeland – The Arsenio Hall Show (Interview and Performance)

Misty Copeland literally leaped into the public consciousness through a well orchestrated and highly visible media campaign. Her performances with music icon Prince helped catapulted Copeland into the public eye.  Continue reading

8/23/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Missy Elliott – Throw It Back

Missy Elliott hip hop artist, singer, songwriter, producer, dancer, and philanthropist. She embarked on her music career with all female R&B group Sistas in the early-mid 1990s and later became a member of the Swing Mob collective along with childhood friend and longtime collaborator Timbaland, with whom she worked on projects for Aaliyah, 702, Total and SWV. Continue reading

8/21/19 O&A GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Zlatan X Burna Boy – Killin Dem

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu professionally as Burna Boy, is a Afro-Fusion artist.He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing the lead single Like to Party from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E.In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Group internationally. Continue reading

8/21/19 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: 21 Savage ft. J.Cole – Alot

 A Lot is by Atlanta based hip hop artist 21 Savage featuring J.Cole.The audio of the song was released on December 20, 2018. The song was written by 21 Savage, Cole, DJ Dahi and Anthony White, and it samples I Love You by East of Underground. Continue reading

8/21/19 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: August 21 – August 28, 2019

New York City is in vacation mode that means everyone is taking it easy and savoring lazy warm afternoons and warm humid nights. We have great events indoors and out and many are free!  Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

8/20/19 O&A NYC MUSIC TRIBUTE: James Brown – It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World (Official Animated Video)

An animated tribute to James Brown‘s 1966 Mega-hit It’s A Man’s World. Continue reading

8/19/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Jorja Smith – Be Honest ft. Burna Boy

 

Jorja Alice Smith  is an English pop artist from Walsall, West Midlands. She has released several singles since January 2016 and collaborated with other artists including BurnaBoy, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Kali Uchis and Stormzy. She released her extended play, Project 11 in November 2016. Continue reading

GOSPEL SUNDAY: Aretha Franklin- Amazing Grace

Aretha Franklin recorded Amazing Grace in January 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptish Church in Los Angeles. The Reverend James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir accompanied FranklinThis never-before-seen footage of Franklin’s legendary live-gospel-album recording is a profoundly moving and deeply soulful performance that transcends time.

Continue reading

8/15/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Al Green – For The Good Times

For the Good Times written by Kris Kristofferson, first recorded by singer Bill Nash in 1968.  The song became a staple of soul singer Al Green‘s concert repertoire in the 1970s,  also featured as a studio recording on his 1972 album I’m Still In Love With You Continue reading