8/11/16 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Mary J. Blige – No More Drama

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No More Drama, the fifth studio album by R&B recording artist Mary J. Blige. The album was released on August 28, 2001 by MCA Records in North America. No More Drama,  was certified triple Platinum. Continue reading

8/1/16 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Rihanna – Goodnight Gotham (Bonus Track)

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Goodnight Gotham, Rihanna’s newest  music video is one of the shortest (and sweetest) of her career. Shot on the fly in Dec. 2014, the minute-long clip begins with the singer exiting a promotional shoot for the LP in Paris’ Trocadéro Square as she admits she’s about to do “the craziest thing” she’s ever done: run (in slow-mo) toward a pack of fans, who hoist her high into the night sky as the Eiffel Tower frames looms overhead.  Continue reading

6/21/16 O&ANYC WITH WaleStylez-Song Of The Day:Bryson Tiller Don’t

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Don’t is the debut single by American singer Bryson Tiller. It was released on May 20, 2015, as the first single for his debut studio album Trapsoul. The song was produced by Dope Boi Beatz. Lyrically, at the start of the second verse, the song samples Shake It Off by Mariah Carey. This song peaked at number 13 on the US Billboard 100, where it became Tiller’s first top 40 hit and his highest charting single to date.

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6/16/16 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: LL Cool J – Paradise ft. Amerie

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Paradise, is a song by rapper turned actor LL Cool J featuring R&B singer Amerie. The track was released in early 2003 as the second single from LL Cool J’s ninth studio album, 10 (2002). A music video, featuring clips from Deliver Us From Eva, was produced to promote both the single and the film. Continue reading

6/10/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez SONG OF THE DAY: Bryson Tiller – Don’t

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Bryson Tiller received massive internet attention from music industry insiders with his breakout single Don’t. These early co-signs from a high-profile record producer Timbaland and the Canadian rapper Drake, led into a major-label attention for Tiller.  On October 2, 2015, Tiller released his debut studio album T R A P S O U L, which debuted at number 11 on the US Billboard.

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5/3/16 O&A NYC WITH Walestylez- SONG OF THE DAY: Raphael Saadiq feat. Q-Tip – Get Involved

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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Get Involved by Raphael Saadiq featuring Q-Tip featured a social message video. Saadiq and D’Angelo were occasional members of The Ummah, a music production collective, composed of members Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest, and J Dilla of the Detroit-based group Slum Village. Continue reading

5/26/16 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Endless Love – Diana Ross: Live In Central Park

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The legendary Diana Ross took the stage in New York’s Central Park On July 21, 1983. Soon after the entertainer began her concert in front of an audience of over 800,000 people the pouring rain and heavy wind threatened to put an end to the show. Diana pushed on for much of the set, urging the drenched crowd to remain calm and stay with her. Continue reading

5/17/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez MUSIC: Puff Daddy Announces Bad Boy Reunion Tour

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 Sean Puffy Combs, the music mogul of many aliases, has been in the industry for over 25 years. He has worked alongside the likes of Faith Evans, 112, Mase, Lil’ Kim and arguably the greatest rapper of all time, the late Notorious B.I.G.

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5/16/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez- SONG OF THE DAY: Devvon Terrell Remixs

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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Devvon Terrell wears a variety of hats to translate his music to his audience. From shooting and editing videos to engineering, mixing and mastering all of his music. This jack of all trades mentality has earned him placements with And One Live, C2C Dj Khaled’s Halftime Report, a number one Mixtape on Datpiff.com and countless other mediums. Devvon Terrell recently released his first album titled Weird Sexy Cool and earned a the spot of top 16 albums on the itunes RNB charts.

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