10/6/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Celebrate Nigerian Independence Day With Bino & Fino

Nigerian Independence Day. It happened on October the 1st 1960. It is an important subject we wanted to help teach children about.The colonial past of many African countries has helped to shape how we are today so it is important for children to have some knowledge about it.Bino & Fino Continue reading

10/5/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY- ENCORE: Royal Ballet Artist Joseph Sissens Performs Charlotte Edmonds’ ‘jojo’ (Excerpt)

Jojo, a contemporary solo by Charlotte Edmonds set to Chinese Man’s Pandi Groove created on a classical ballet dancer, Joseph Sissens. The work gelled in a very comfortable, spontaneous way, albeit more Michael Jackson than Marius Petipa. Continue reading

10/5/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Lil Buck by Vernie Yeung

Lil Buck, the Bessie Award winning performer, mastered the local dance tradition of Jookin from the streets of Memphis. Nicknamed “street ballet” for good reason, Lil Buck has become a rising star in the dance world, having performed in ads by the likes of Louis Vuitton and Apple. His latest venture  invited renowned film director Vernie Yeung to capture his unique airborne dance routine. Continue reading

10/4/18 O&A NYC DIVA ALERT! THROWBACK THURSDAY ENCORE PERFORMANCE: Tina Turner- What Love Got To Do With It- 1985 Grammy Awards Show

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Tina Turner taught the world how to walk in high heel shoes. At the 1985 Grammy Awards telecast Turner performed What’s Love Got To Do With It and made one of the biggest comeback in music history.   Continue reading

10/3/18 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Pulp Fiction Takes Down Brett Kavanaugh 

Samuel L. Jackson gave the thumbs-up to a mashup of his “Pulp Fiction” character questioning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh but made it clear he doesn’t approve of the man. “Funny as hell,” Jackson said of the clip, “but there’s nothing funny about his Lying Fratboy Ass!!!”

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9/27/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Lil Buck at Fondation Louis Vuitton

London-based director Andrew Margetson follows Memphis-born jookin’ dancer Lil Buck as he twists and turns past masterpieces by the likes of Picasso and Matisse to mark the current exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, Icons Of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection. Continue reading

9/21/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Paula Abdul- Straight Up (Late Late Show 2018)

Paula Abdul presented a show stopping version of her signature hit, Straight Up, on Wednesday’s Late Late Show, adding ensemble choreography and subtle electronic elements to the 1988 single. Continue reading

9/10/18 O&A NYC SPORTS: Nike And Colin Kaepernick Defy Trump With Just Do It Ad- Dream Crazy

Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Just Do It  ad campaign has drawn the ire of the Orange Ogre- Donald Trump. Now a week after the release Nike is winning the media war and has seen sales rise by 31%. Continue reading

9/9/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Yolanda Adams- How Great Thou Art

Gospel music star Yolanda Adams performs How Great Thou Art, a hymn that has become deeply rooted in American music at the White House Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

9/9/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Yolanda Adams-How Great Thou Art

Gospel music star Yolanda Adams performs How Great Thou Art, a hymn that has become deeply rooted in American music at the White House Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading