9/30/18 O&A NYC MUSIC- SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT: The 2018 Global Citizen Festival

Janet Jackson and The Weeknd headline the 2018 Global Citizen Festival in New York City, along with Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, and Janelle Monáe. Also featuring special guest John Legend, and hosts Deborra-lee Furness and Hugh Jackman. Continue reading

4/10/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Janelle Monáe – PYNK

Janelle Monáe Robinson is a singer, songwriter, rapper, producer, actress, and model. She is signed to her own imprint, Wondaland Arts Society, and Atlantic Records Continue reading

2/27/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Janelle Monáe – Django Jane

Janelle Monáe just dropped two songs Make Me Feel  and Django Jane (and their accompanying music videos) from her new album Dirty Computer. Continue reading

8/8/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez SONG OF THE DAY: Janelle Monáe and Jidenna – Yoga

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Yoga, by Janelle Monae and Jidenna, released on March 31, 2015 as the second single from Monáe’s upcoming Wondaland Records collective EP, The Eephus. Continue reading

4/7/15/ O&A Song Of The Day With WaleStylez: Janelle Monáe – Tightrope [feat. Big Boi]

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 Tightrope is a 2010 song by American singer Janelle Monáe, the first official single from The ArchAndroid. The single premiered on February 11 on Pitchfork Media website, earning an immediate 9/10 rating and their coveted Best New Music tag. Continue reading

9/27/14 O&A Listen Up: Janelle Monae- Electric lady

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The Electric Lady is the second studio album by recording artist Janelle Monáe, released on September 6, 2013 by Wondaland Arts Society and Bad Boy Records. It is the follow up to her critically acclaimed debut studio album, The ArchAndroid (2010), and like that album, it has received universal acclaim from music critics.

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9/21/14 O&A Gospel Sunday: Amazing Grace- Aretha Franklin from the Women of Soul White House Performance

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mezzanine_144Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House is a PBS music special taped in the East Room of the White House, celebrating the great “foremothers” of American music, with songs expressing the struggles and achievements of women. President and Mrs. Obama hosted the event on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The all-star concert will include performances by Tessanne Chin, Melissa Etheridge, Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monáe and Jill Scott, with Greg Phillinganes as music director.  The program finale was Aretha Franklin performing Amazing Grace. One of the song Franklin has performed throughout her “amazing” career.  Continue reading