11/22/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez SONG OF THE DAY:Janet Jackson Feat. J. Cole “No Sleeep”

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.


No Sleeep is a song by singer Janet Jackson released as the lead single for her eleventh studio album Unbreakable.Co-written and produced by Janet Jackson and her long-time collaborators Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, it is the first record to be released under Jackson’s independent label Rhythm Nation, distributed by BMG Rights Management.

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12/12/15 O&A NYC Song Of The Day: Janet Jackson – Rhythm Nation (12″ Mix)


 Rhythm Nation by recording artist Janet Jackson, released as the second single from her fourth studio album, Rhythm Nation 1814.  James “Jimmy Jam” Harris III and Terrence “Terry” Lewis wrote, composed, and produced the song in collaboration with Jackson. Continue reading

1/17/15 O&A Its Saturday- Anything Goes: Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake 2004 Super Bowl XXXVIII Halftime Show

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Janet Jackson performed a medley of hits at the 2004 Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show. Jackson began with All for You, Rhythm Nation, and a brief excerpt of The Knowledge before surprise guest Timberlake appeared to perform a duet version of Justin Timberlake’s song Rock Your Body. The incident, sometimes referred to as Nipplegate was widely discussed, it also broke the record for Most Searched Event Over One Day. Continue reading

Summerstage Harlem Dance Caravan: Erasing The Boundaries

By Walter Rutledge


Harlem Dance Caravan: Erasing The Boundaries performances were held on August 15th and 16th at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park. This is the second year SummerStage and the Faison Firehouse has collaborated on the outdoor, free to the public performing arts presentation; and it has already become one the most anticipated and well attended events offered in the summer series. This year the eclectic roster of performers included Baoku & The Image Afro-Beat Band, Cecilia Marta Dance Company, George Faison Universal Dance Experience, Jamel Gaines’ Creative Outlet, and Lotus Music & Dance Multicultural Artists. The well curated production lived up to its title offering a diverse and well-paced program with an international flavor. Continue reading