9/17/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Opening Ceremony x Vans Release The “Satin Floral” Pack

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Opening Ceremony and Vans unveil a continuation of the theme with the Satin Floral pack. This latest release takes on the OG Era LX and Style 93 over the familiar Slip-Ons and introduces a satin jacquard with bright floral prints. Continue reading

9/16/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Koryn Hawthorne – Won’t He Do It

Koryn Hawthorne rewrites the record for the longest reign on Billboard‘s Hot Gospel Songs chart by a woman, as Won’t He Do It logs its 26th week at No. 1. Continue reading

9/13/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: TLC – Red Light Special

Red Light Special by TLC and released as the second single from their second studio album, Crazy Sexy Cool. Written by Cindy Herron of En Vogue, the song reached number one on the Billboard Rhythmic Top  40 chart. Continue reading

9/12/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION WEEK EXCLUSIVE: Blacktape Project Tape Art Fashion Show New York Fashion Week 2018

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Blacktape Project Tape Art Fashion Show New York Fashion Week 2018

9/13/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Leiomy Maldonado aka Wonder Woman Voguing For Nike NYC Be True Campaign

Nike NYC partners with dancer Leiomy Maldonado to create a New York themed “Be True” campaign.

Taking on dancing, nightlife and the art of Voguing, a style of dancing that originated in New York city. Maldonado aka Wonder Woman was the first trans-woman to appear on MTV’s “America’s Best Dance” crew in 2009.

Leiomy Maldonado For Nike NYC Be True Campaign

Other dancers featured in the video include,Tiffany Theartist, Monsièur Pariè, Karma Styles, Albert Taveras, Karin Tatsuoka, Marshay Love, Chauncey Dominique and Luz Romano.

 

 

9/12/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION WEEK EXCLUSIVE: Ralph Lauren – The 50th Anniversary Fashion Show

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Ralph Lauren, fashion designer, philanthropist and business executive, best known for the Ralph Lauren Corporation, global multibillion dollar enterprise. He has also become well known for his collection of rare automobiles, some of which have been displayed in museum exhibits.Ralph Lauren celebrates fifty years as a leader in world fashion. Continue reading

9/12/18 O&A NYC HUMP DAY COCKTAIL: Classic Chocolate Martini

The Chocolate Martini is not a true Martini, but its a chocolate lovers boozy dream come true. Continue reading

9/12/18 O&A NYC PHOTOGRAPHY/DANCE: Ailey in Africa (Part Two) Photography by Andrew Eccles

 Ailey in Africa, a stunning photographic essay by longtime Ailey photographer  Andrew Eccles throughout South Africa. Continue reading

9/11/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Happy Birthday Lola Falana – Feeling Good | Fever

Loletha Elaine Lola Falana born Sept 11, 1942 is a profound  singer, dancer and actress. Sammy Davis Jr. made her his protege in his Broadway smash hit Golden Boy . Happy birthday to an amazing legend. Continue reading

9/11/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION:Will Smith Unboxes His Upcoming Air Jordan 5 “Fresh Prince” Friends&Family

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Jordan Brand launched a hilarious marketing campaign surrounding the laceless Air Jordan 5 Fresh Prince NRG that is set to release on September 25th, 2018 Will Smith’s 50th birthday.As part of the ad, Will Smith took to his YouTube account to launch an intentionally poorly designed unboxing video under the alias @philasneakerguy68. Continue reading