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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6/28/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Karyn White – Superwoman

Superwoman is a song by R&B artist Karyn White. The song was released from her self debut album in January 5, 1989. It was her second U.S. top ten hit, peaking at number eight and her second U.S R&B number-one hit. Continue reading

6/26/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY:   Anita Baker Tribute- Jamie Foxx, Marsha Ambrosius, Ledisi and Yolanda Adams (BET Awards 2018)

Anita Baker was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 BET Awards on Sunday night (June 25). During the tribute to the quiet storm R&B legend, Jamie Foxx, Marsha Ambrosius, Ledisi and Yolanda Adams delivered show-stopping renditions of Baker’s hits, including “Same Ole Love,” “Angel,” “Giving You The Best That I Got,” and “Caught Up In The Rapture.” Continue reading

6/24/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK JUNE 24 THRU JULY: Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre and More

Summer has finally arrived and New York City and the arts are heating up. Inspiring visual art is drawing them in from Harlem to the Bowery. Dance swirls around Brooklyn, Lincoln Center, Chelsea and Lower Manhattan. While a famous DJ spins music  in Crown Heights and jazz get’s down in Midtown. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

6/19/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: APES**T – THE CARTERS

Jay Z and Beyonce not only just dropped their long awaited joint album, but they also released the video for their new single Ape sh*t which is out now.The project which includes titles like SUMMER, 713 and BLACK EFFECT is only available on TIDAL for now. Continue reading

6/18/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Miguel – R.A.N.

Miguel Jontel Pimentel is a singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. Raised in Los Angeles, he began creating music at age thirteen. After signing to Jive Records in 2007, Miguel released his debut studio album, All I Want Is You, in November 2010.

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6/15/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Prince – I Wanna Be Your Lover

I Wanna Be Your Lover is a song by American recording artist Prince. It was released on August 24, 1979 as the lead single from his second album, Prince.
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