12/6/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY Pt.2: Babyface – For The Cool In You

For The Cool In You is R&B artist Babyface. It is the opening track on his third studio album of the same name and was issued as the album’s first single. The song peaked at #81 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1993. Continue reading

10/25/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Baby Face – Whip Appeal

Whip Appeal is by R&B mogul Baby Face. It served as the third single from his second album, Tender Love.Written by Babyface and Perri Reid, Whip Appeal was released on February 22, 1990 by SOLAR Records and Epic Records. Continue reading

10.12.18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Summer Walker – CPR

Summer Walker and her Atlanta based label LVRN has released a video for a new R&B single called CPR.The track has a late night mood and confessional lyrics as the Lacey Duke directed visuals showcase a night with Summer and her lover. Continue reading

9/13/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: TLC – Red Light Special

Red Light Special by TLC and released as the second single from their second studio album, Crazy Sexy Cool. Written by Cindy Herron of En Vogue, the song reached number one on the Billboard Rhythmic Top  40 chart. Continue reading

9/11/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Happy Birthday Lola Falana – Feeling Good | Fever

Loletha Elaine Lola Falana born Sept 11, 1942 is a profound  singer, dancer and actress. Sammy Davis Jr. made her his protege in his Broadway smash hit Golden Boy . Happy birthday to an amazing legend. Continue reading

8/20/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Khalid & Normani – Love Lies

Love Lies is by R&B artist Khalid and Normani. It was written by Khalid, Normani, Jamil Chammas, Ryan Vojtesak and Taylor Parks with production handled by Charlie Handsome and Chammas.
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8/16/18 O&A NYC MILESTONES: Aretha Franklin- Queen of Soul Dies (Video)

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul who sang with matchless style on such classics as Think, I Say a Little Prayer and her signature song, Respect, and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advance pancreatic cancer. Continue reading

8/16/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Aretha Franklin- Rock Steady

The undisputed Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin performs her R&B classic Rock Steady from her 1971 album Young, Gifted and Black Continue reading

8/15/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Khalid – OTW ft. 6LACK, Ty Dolla $ign

OTW is a song recorded by R&B artist Khalid, Ty Dolla Sign and 6lack. The artists co-wrote the song with Brian Anderson Morgan, Idan Kalai and its producer Nineteenth. It was released by RCA Records on April 20, 2018. Continue reading

8/3/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: August 3 Thru August 10, 2018- Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre… And More

The Dog Days of August are upon us! New York City is hot, steamy, sweaty and half naked-which means it’s “hot fun in the summertime”. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About.
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