2/14/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY- VALENTINE’S DAY ENCORE PERFORMANCE: My Funny Valentine – Dee Dee Bridgewater & The Italian Big Band

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My Funny Valentine performed by Dee Dee Bridgewater & The Italian Big Band brings a jazz favor to the day that honors romance.  Continue reading

2/11/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Blackstreet – No Diggity ft. Dr. Dre, Queen Pen

No Diggity is by R&B group as the first single for their second studio album Another Level featuring Dr.Dre and Queen Pen. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Continue reading

2/7/19 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURSDAY: Sade – No Ordinary Love

No Ordinary Love is a song by  Sade from their fourth Love Deluxe. Originally released in late 1992, the song was a modest success in Europe and New Zealand, reaching number five in Italy. Continue reading

2/3/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MOTH: Morehouse College – We Shall Overcome


The Morehouse College Glee Club performs We Shall Overcome, arranged by Wendell P. Whalum at the 2009 Candle on the Bluff Awards. Continue reading

1/31/19 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: The Shady Bunch (A Roy Zimmerman Song Parody)

The Shady Bunch is a parody of the White House using the theme from the Brady Bunch. Music and lyrics by Frank DeVol and Sherwood Schwartz Parody lyrics by Roy Zimmerman and Melanie Harby. Continue reading

1/31/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: James Ingram- Just Once (Live in Korea)

James Ingram performs Just Once (Live in Korea) with introduction by Quincy Jones as part of Jones’ 80th birthday celebration. Continue reading

1/30/19 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: 21 Savage – Nothin New

21 Savage has released two studio albums, one collaborative album, two mixtapes, two extended plays and 20 singles including 13 as a featured artist. Continue reading

1/30/19 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Millie Jackson- Phuck U Symphony

wildin out wednesdaymed_1427987385_imagePhuck U Symphony is one of the best-known tracks on Millie Jackson’s 1892 live album, Live And Outrageous. Jackson continues to include it in her live shows to this day. Continue reading

1/27/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: He Heard My Cry- A New Animated Video From Donald Lawrence-

Grammy Award winning Gospel artist Donald Lawrence released the animated visual for the song He Heard My Cry (feat. Sir the Baptist and Arnetta Murrill-Crooms). Filled with a rich color palette and striking artwork, the lyric video brings alive the stylistic flourishes that Lawrence is known for in his music. Donald Lawrence Presents The Tri-City Singers: He Heard My Cry, marks the second single released from the forthcoming celebratory album, Goshen. Continue reading