10/14/19 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: October 14- 21, 2019

Fall is finally here! In New York that means cool mornings, sweater weather afternoons, jacket evenings and the arts. We have street art in Da Bronx, 90’s R&B in Harlem and Dance honors its own in the Village.  Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

9/28/19 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Motown Returns to The Apollo (1985)

Motown Returns to The Apollo (1985) a star studded celebration of the 50th anniversary and re-opening of The Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York. Proceeds from the concert went to the Africare/Ethiopian Relief Fund. The program received a 1985 for Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Program. Continue reading

9/23/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Normani Davis – Motivation

Motivation by R&B artist Normani Davis, released on August 16, 2019. The song was written by Ariana Grande, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Max Martin, Normani Davis, Savan Kotecha and produced by Salmanzadeh. The music video was released the same day. Continue reading

9/19/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Seyi Shay & Teyana Taylor – Gimme Love Remix

Seyi Shay collaborates with Teyana Taylor new remix Gimme Love .The new remix sees the Nigerian artist linking up with the GOOD Music star for an Afrobeat inspired take on R&B, as the two artists trade romantic verses over the Sarz produced beat. Continue reading

8/20/19 O&A NYC MUSIC TRIBUTE: James Brown – It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World (Official Animated Video)

An animated tribute to James Brown‘s 1966 Mega-hit It’s A Man’s World. Continue reading

8/15/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Al Green – For The Good Times

For the Good Times written by Kris Kristofferson, first recorded by singer Bill Nash in 1968.  The song became a staple of soul singer Al Green‘s concert repertoire in the 1970s,  also featured as a studio recording on his 1972 album I’m Still In Love With You Continue reading

8/1/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: James Brown- Please Please Please ( Live at the TAMI Show)

Please, Please, Please was written by James Brown and Johnny Terry and released as a single on Federal Records in 1956, it charted #6 R&B. It was the group’s debut recording and first chart hit, and became their signature song.
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7/27/19 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Chris Brown And Drake Have A Dance Battle In “No Guidance” Video

Chris Brown dropped the video with his former foe turned friend Drake for their celebrated collaboration “No Guidance,” on Friday (July 26). Continue reading

7/17/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Whitney Houston- I Have Nothing

I Have Nothing by Whitney Houston is the third single from The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album (1992) on February 20, 1993, by Arista Records. Continue reading