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

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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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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5/14/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez- SONG OF THE DAY THE 80’s: Junior- Mama Used To Say

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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Junior, British singer/songwriter, sparked the British R&B/pop invasion of the ’80s with his classic Mama Used to Say. Though Sade Loose Ends, Soul II Soul, and Billy Ocean had more hits, it’s worth noting that Junior was a pioneer when he created and presented British-based R&B/pop music to audiences outside the U.K. some ten years earlier.

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5/9/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez- SONG OF THE DAY: THE 80’S: Shalamar – A Night To Remember

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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 A Night to Remember by disco/R&B group Shalamar was released in February 1982 as the second single from their sixth studio album Friends (1982). Continue reading

4/19/16 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY WITH WaleStylez: Busta Rhymes – Pass The Courvoisier Part II ft. P. Diddy, Pharrell

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
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Pass the Courvoisier, Part II  by Busta Rhymes features rapper P. Diddy, and R&B singer Pharrell. The video, inspired by Harlem Nights and Rush Hour 2, featured cameos from Mr. T, Spliff Star, Mo’Nique, Kym Whitley and Jamie Foxx.
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4/18/16 O&A SONG OF THE DAY: Blackstreet – No Diggity ft. Dr. Dre, Queen Pen

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No Diggity – Blackstreet Album: Another Level Year: 1996 Teddy Riley produced this Dr. Dre-featured hit that landed the group Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Grammy in ’96. Continue reading

4/6/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez SONG OF THE DAY: Busta Rhymes ft. Janet Jackson- What’s It Gonna Be?

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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What’s It Gonna Be?!  by rapper Busta Rhymes, directed by Hype Williams with guest vocals from pop singer Janet Jackson is one of the most expensive music videos of all time. The song was an international success. Continue reading

4/4/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez SONG OF THE DAY: Big Sean – I Know ft. Jhené Aiko

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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I Know ft. Jhené Aiko is featured on Hip Hop artist Big Sean’s third studio album Dark Sky Paradise . The album was released on February 24, 2015 Continue reading