1/11/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Monica – Angel Of Mine

Angel of Mine is an R&B ballad written by Rhett Lawrence and Travon Potts and produced by Lawrence for British R&B girl group Eternal’s Greatest Hits album. The song became the group’s fourteenth top ten hit on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number 4; it spent a total of 13 weeks on the chart, helping their Greatest Hits album go three times platinum. Continue reading

1/11/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Justin Timberlake – Filthy

Filthy is the lead single by Justin Timberlake upcoming album, Man Of The Woods. The song was written and produced by  Justin Timberlake, Timbaland, Danja, James Fauntleroy and Larrence Dopson Continue reading

1/10/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Storyboard P. At Kill Or Be Killed Dance Battle

By Adewale Adekanbi

Storyboard P. was one of the judges at the recent Kill Or Be Killed 10 Evil Xmas 2 dance battle in Brooklyn, but  the Mutant/Flex icon and Bessie Award winner couldn’t let the opportunity to dance go unchallenged. Continue reading

1/8/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Gucci Mane – I Get The Bag feat. Migos

I Get the Bag by Hip Hop artist Gucci Mane, featuring Quavo, Takeoff and Offset from the hip hop group Migos. It was release on September 5, 2017, as the third single from Gucci Mane’s album Mr.Davis. Continue reading

1/7/18 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers- Moanin’ (1958)

Moanin’ stands as one of the archetypal hard bop compositions and albums of the era, for the intensity of Blakey’s drumming and the work of Morgan, Golson and Timmons, and for its combination of old-fashioned gospel and blues influences with a sophisticated modern jazz sensibility. The album was identified by jazz critic Scott Yanow  as one of the 17 Essential Hard Bop Recordings.  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

1/5/17 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Beauty And The Beat Boots by Todrick Hall

In Beauty And The Beat Boots Bella get the rainbow tour of the city. Lot’s of morning gaiety courtesy of Bodrick Hall. Continue reading

1/4/18 THROWBACK THURSDAY: Love Unlimited – It May Be Winter Outside (but in my heart it’s spring)

On 22 April 1974  Love Unlimited (also known for singing backing vocals for Barry White) performed It May Be Winter Outside (but in my heart it’s spring) on TopPop, the Dutch version of Top of the Pops (AVRO television) Glodean James, the singer in the middle in video and right in photo, was married to Barry White at that time. Continue reading

1/3/18 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Migos & Marshmello – Danger from Bright: The Album

Migos is a group formed in 2009. The trio is composed of three Hip Hop artist, known by their stage names Quavo, Offset and Takeoff. Migos released their commercial debut single  Versace. Continue reading

1/2/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Frank Ocean – Chanel

Frank Ocean is a songwriter, singer and a rapper known for his idiosyncratic musical style. Frank Ocean first embarked on a career as a ghostwriter, and in 2010 he became a member of hip hop collective Odd Future. Continue reading