2/13/18 O&A NYC VALENTINE’S SONG OF THE DAY: Billy Preston And Syreeta – With You I’m Born Again Live

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With You I’m Born Again, a 1979 duet performed by Motown recording artists Billy Preston and Syreeta Wright, is a single from the soundtrack of the motion picture, Fast Break. The song was credited as With You I’m Born Again, Billy Preston and Syreeta and written by Carol Connors and David Shire. The single became an international hit for the duo.  Continue reading

5/12/17 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Jason Derulo- Naked

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Jason Derulo’s music video Naked channels D’Angelo’s 90’s sensation How Does It Feel. Guess what he’s wearing?  Continue reading

4/3/17 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like

That’s What I Like, a song by singer and songwriter Bruno Mars from his third studio album 24K Magic (2016) was released as the album’s second single on January 30, 2017. Continue reading

3/6/17 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH- SONG OF THE DAY: Billie Holiday – God Bless The Child


In her autobiography Lady Sings the Blues Billie Holiday indicated an argument with her mother over money led to the song.

She states that during the argument her mother said “God bless the child that’s got his own.” The anger over the incident led her to turn that line into a starting point for a song, which she worked out in conjunction with Herzog

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2/24/17 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Belly – Ballerina

Ballerina, featured on Canadian rapper Belly mixtape Another Day In Paradise,  finds a young woman caught between two worlds. Continue reading

10/30/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez HALLOWEEN SONG OF THE DAY: Evanescence- Going Under

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Going Under, a song by American rock band Evanescence released on September 9, 2003, as the second single from their debut album Fallen. Continue reading

5/20/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez- SONG OF THE DAY: Iggy Azalea – Team

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Team, a song by Australian rapper Iggy Azalea was released on 18 March 2016 as the lead single from her upcoming second studio album Digital Distortion. The single began receiving U.S. radio airplay on 5 April 2016.

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4/29/16 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY- REMEMBERING PRINCE: Kiss

 

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“Kiss” is a 1986 single by Prince and The Revolution, from the album Parade. The music video is directed by Rebecca Blake. In the plot of the video, Prince appears in a half shirt and leather jacket and then all shirtless and performs dance choreography in a hall. He is accompanied by the veiled dancer Monique Manning wearing black lingerie and aviator sunglasses while Revolution member Wendy Melvoin sits playing guitar. Continue reading

3/30/16 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH- Song Of The Day: LaBelle – Lady Marmalade

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Lady Marmalade, written by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan, is famous for its sexually suggestive chorus of “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi (ce soir)?”, which translates into English as “Do you want to sleep with me (tonight)?”  Continue reading

3/14/16/ O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez SONG OF THE DAY: Flatbush ZOMBiES Drop Official Visuals for This Is It

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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 The Flatbush ZOMBiES’ 3001: A Laced Odyssey is finally here and the trio have dropped official visuals for the LP’s single, “This Is It.” An “Intergalactic Madbury Club Production” directed by the Madbury Club’s own Phillip T. Annand, “This Is It” sparse, stylish affair goes perfectly with The Architect’s minimalist beat — and stands in stark contrast to 3001‘s awesomely out-there cover art. Continue reading