4/17/19 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: M.O.P – Ante Up

Ante Up is by Hip Hop duo M.O.P, from their fourth studio album Warriorz. Seen as their breakthrough single, it was released in 2000 and reached number 7 on the UK Singles Chart. Continue reading

4/8/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Teyana Taylor with A$AP Rocky- Issues/Hold On

Teyana Taylor has released the video for her K.T.S.E. song Issues/Hold On.

Though he wasn’t featured on the initial track, A$AP Rocky makes an appearance in the ’70s-themed video, where he plays the vocalist’s Afro-wearing, bellbottom-clad lover. The Taylor-directed video also features cameos from Tyler the Creator, A$AP Ferg  Lori Harvey, and Kristen Crawley.

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4/7/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tonéx Make Me Over ”canta muito”

Make Me Over by Tonéx from his 2004 album Out The Box.  This was his first live album and third major release. It was recorded Live on September 19, 2003 at The San Diego Civic Theater. Out the Box is Certified Platinum selling well over 980,000 copies. Continue reading

3/28/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ike and Tina Turner Revue- Proud Mary and River Deep Mountain High (original 1966 promo)

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Late in 1970, while on break from touring in Florida, the band recorded their cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Proud Mary. The song was released the following January and became the duo’s best-selling single, reaching #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and selling well over a million copies. The song earned the group a 1971 Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group.  Continue reading

3/24/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Anita Wilson – More Than Anything


Anita Wilson performs More Than Anything from her 2017 album Sunday Song.  Continue reading

3/20/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Pansa Pansa 1/2 (Berlin 1978)

Fela Kuti & Africa 70Pansa Pansa 1/2 (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,Germany. Fela was a social activist and leader who fought for freedom and justice in Nigeria. He died in 1997.
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3/20/19 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Mustard, Migos – Pure Water

Dijon McFarlane professionally known as Mustard, is a music producer, DJ, record executive and hype-man from Los Angeles, California. Continue reading

3/18/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Teyana Taylor – Issues/Hold On

Teyana Taylor is back to drop off another video from her K.T.S.E. (Keep That Same Energy) album.  Filled with ’70s-inspired fashion, the music video also co-stars A$AP Ferg and Tyler The Creator. Continue reading

3/14/19 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURSDAY: LaBelle- Lady Marmalade

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Lady Marmalade, written by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan, is famous for its sexually suggestive chorus of “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi (ce soir)?”, which translates into English as “Do you want to sleep with me (tonight)?”  Continue reading

3/14/19 O&A NYC WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH SONG OF THE DAY: Iyeoka -Simply Falling

Iyeoka Okoawo is a Nigerian-American poet, recording artist, singer, activist, educator and TEDGlobal Fellow.Her music includes elements from Soul, R&B, Rock and Hip Hop. Continue reading