5/13/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Shirley Caesar- I Remember Mama

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Shirley Ann Caesar-Williams, known professionally as Shirley Caesar is considered the First Lady of Gospel Music. The singer, songwriter and recording artist career has spanned over six decades. Caesar is a multi-award winning artist, with eleven Grammy Awards and seven Dove Awards to her credit. 

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3/30/18 O&A NYC GOOD FRIDAY SONG OF THE DAY: Calvary- Richard Smallwood

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Richard Smallwood’s Calvary, led by Maurette Brown Clark, Darlene Simmons, and Carolene Hatchet, combines good compositional form with strong dramatic narrative elements creating a true gospel classic. 

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3/18/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY- CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Didn’t It Rain

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe, is a pioneer of twentieth-century music. Tharpe attained great popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings that were a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and rhythmic/early rock accompaniment.  She became gospel music’s first crossover artist and its first great recording star. 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

1/7/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Anthony Brown & group therAPy – Trust In You

Anthony Brown is a brilliant singer, songwriter, choir director and vocal arranger with writing credits for songs recorded by Maurette Brown Clark and Stephen Hurd along with being the vocal director for BET s Celebration of Gospel for 2006 & 2007. Continue reading

9/17/17 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Hezekiah Walker Every Praise (New Video)

In Every Praise, filmed flash-mob style at Birmingham’s Five Points South fountain, Walker and his friends make a joyful noise in Southside.  Continue reading

8/26/17 O& NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: You Deserve It- JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise

You Deserve It performed by JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise.  Continue reading

8/22/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Yolanda Adams – Never Give Up

Yolanda Adams – Never Give Up is an inspiring anthem from her 2001 album Believe.  Continue reading

5/14/17 O&A NYC O&A GOSPEL SUNDAY- HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!: I Remember Mama- Shirley Caesar

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Shirley Ann Caesar-Williams, known professionally as Shirley Caesar is considered the First Lady of Gospel Music. The singer, songwriter and recording artist career has spanned over six decades. Caesar is a multi-award winning artist, with eleven Grammy Awards and seven Dove Awards to her credit. 

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1/28/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Travis Greene- Made A Way

Gospel musician and pastor Travis Montorius Greene led the field of nominees at the 2017 Stellar Gospel Music Awards by taking home seven awards. Greene is married to Jacqueline “Jackie” Gyamfi Greene and together they co-pastor lead Forward City Church in Columbia, South Carolina. Continue reading