10/1/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY INDEPENDENCE DAY TRIBUTE: Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Pansa Pansa Berlin 1978

One of the few pro-shot concerts of legendary musician Fela Kuti with his band Africa 70, playing for the jazz festival in Berlin, 1978. Fela was a social activist and leader who fought for freedom and justice in Nigeria. He died in 1997. Continue reading

7/14/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Tiwa Savage – Sugar Cane

Tiwatope Balogun better known by her stage name Tiwa Savage is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, performer and actress. She currently has a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Tiwa Savage signed a recording contract with Mavin Records in 2012. Tiwa Savage also signed a management and publishing deal with Roc Nation. Continue reading

6/27/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Timaya – Woyo

Enitimi Alfred Odom better known by his stage name Timaya, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is the founder of South South hip hop group Dem Mama Soldiers Continue reading

6/8/18 O&A NYC AFROBEAT SONG OF THE DAY: Tekno – Only One

 

Augustine Miles Kelechi popularly known by his stage name Tekno Miles or simply is a Nigerian afrobeat artist, producer, performer and dancer. He was born and raised in Ebonyi State in eastern Nigeria within the Igbo tribe. Continue reading

6/6/18 O&A NYC AFROBEAT SONG OF THE DAY: Patoranking ft. WizKid – This Kind Love

Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie better known by his stage name Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae dancehall artist. He was born and raised in Ijegun-Egba, Patoranking started his musical career doing underground collaborations with artists such as XProject, Konga, Slam and Reggie Rockstone. He signed a record deal with K-Solo’s Igberaga Records in 2010. Continue reading

6/5/18 O&A NYC AFROBEAT WEEK SONG OF THE DAY: Starboy – Soco ft. Terri X Spotless X Ceeza Milli X Wiz Kid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is known by his stage name Wizkid.  A talented singer and songwriter in his own form.He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. Continue reading

6/3/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Beyoncé Formation (Afrobeat Remix)

AfroBeat remix of Beyoncé’s Formation created by DJ Puto X, choreography by Kara Jenelle with videography by Q Burdette, Dancers: Nirine Brown, Anisha Gibbs, Lindiwe Rose, and Kash Sharif! Continue reading

6/2/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Davido – FIA

David Adedeji Adeleke better known by his stage name Davido is a Nigerian artist, songwriter and record producer. His 2011 single Dami Duro was well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music. Continue reading

3/17/18 O&A NYC GOINNG BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Yemi Alade – Bum Bum

Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian Afro-pop artist. She gained prominence after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009, and is best known for her hit single Johnny. Continue reading

11/18/17 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: WizKid – Sweet Love

WizKid a wonderful Nigerian Afrobeat artist started his music career at age 11, releasing a seven track collaborative album with Glorious Five entitled Lil Prinz.WizKid took the Nigerian music industry by a storm when he collaborated with NaetoC, Okechukwu, M.I and Kel. He signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment in 2009. Continue reading