4/15/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Kirk Franklin Salute To The Godfather Rev. Timothy Wright

The Kirk Franklin Salute to The Godfather Rev. Timothy Wright at the 2009 Stellar Awards. Continue reading

3/20/18 O&A NYC WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH SONG OF THE DAY: Dinah Washington At The Apollo- What A Difference A Day Makes and Making Whopee

 Dinah Washington singing at the Apollo Theater with the Louis Jordan Band on March 8th 1960. Continue reading

3/4/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Jekalyn Carr- You Will Win

 Jekalyn Almonique Carr, independent artist, Grammy nominated urban contemporary gospel artist  evangelist, entrepreneur and musician, has a chart climbing single entitled You Will Win. Continue reading

2/25/18 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Black Violin – Broward Center For The Performing Arts (1/25/2018)

Black Violin, the hip hop duo from South Florida comprising two classically-trained string instrumentalists, Kevin Sylvester and Wilner Baptiste, who go by the stage names Kev Marcus and Wil B, respectively. Continue reading

2/11/18 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Joséphine Baker: The First Black International Superstar

Josephine Baker was an entertainer, civil rights activist, French Resistance agent and the first Black international superstar. Her career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in her adopted France. Continue reading

2/7/18 O&A NYC WaleStylez HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Kendrick Lamar, SZA – All The Stars

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

All the Stars performed by Kendrick Lamar and  SZA from the upcoming soundtrack for Marvel’s Black Panther, which was curated by Kendrick. The soundtrack arrive Friday February 9th.  Continue reading

1/10/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Storyboard P. At Kill Or Be Killed Dance Battle

By Adewale Adekanbi

Storyboard P. was one of the judges at the recent Kill Or Be Killed 10 Evil Xmas 2 dance battle in Brooklyn, but  the Mutant/Flex icon and Bessie Award winner couldn’t let the opportunity to dance go unchallenged. Continue reading

1/4/18 THROWBACK THURSDAY: Love Unlimited – It May Be Winter Outside (but in my heart it’s spring)

On 22 April 1974  Love Unlimited (also known for singing backing vocals for Barry White) performed It May Be Winter Outside (but in my heart it’s spring) on TopPop, the Dutch version of Top of the Pops (AVRO television) Glodean James, the singer in the middle in video and right in photo, was married to Barry White at that time. Continue reading

12/23/17/ O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson, Patti LaBelle and Yolanda Adams

Christmas Under The Stars celebrates the music of Christmas with Gladys Knight and friends. Join Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson, Patti LaBelle and Yolanda Adams in this unique holiday edition of Christmas under the Stars. Continue reading

12/15/17 O&A NYC 10 DAYS OF NUTCRACKER: Anna Nikulina- Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy ( Bolshoi Ballet 2014)

Bolshoi ballet principal dancer Anna Nikulina performs the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Continue reading