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5/17/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: HAVEN Readies First Summer 2024 Drop

HAVEN has an appetite for the outdoors. Whether it be traversing the mountains, hiking trails, setting up camp or even meandering through the city, the brand prides itself in providing weather ready apparel. Continue reading

5/17/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Janet Jackson ft J Cole – No Sleeep

No Sleeep is by Janet Jackson for her eleventh studio album Unbreakable. Co-written and produced by 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 Records, distributed by BMG Rights Management. Continue reading

5/17/24 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY SPECIAL: Janet Jackson – Alright

Alright is by R&B artist from her fourth studio album, Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814. Written by Janet  Jackson and Jimmy Jam also Terry Lewis, he song was released on March 4, 1990, by A&M Records as the fourth single from Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814. Continue reading

5/16/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ MOVIE TRAILER: Wicked – Official Trailer

Universal has officially released the first trailer for the beloved Broadway musical film adaptation, Wicked.Starring Arianna Grande as the titular Glinda and Cyhthia Erivo as Elphaba, the official three and a half minute long trailer sees the duo sing famous anthems like “Popular” and “Defying Gravity.” Continue reading

5/16/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Rasheed Thurmond- Papi Ain’t No Snitch!

Comedian Rasheed Thurmond was a rising star of comedy. He passed away November 27, 2007 apparently of a heart attack, he was 36yrs old. Born in East New York, Thurmond and his four siblings were raised in a Vermont Ave. house by his stern father, who worked as a train… Continue reading

5/16/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Donny Hathaway – The Ghetto Live 1970

The Ghetto is a socially conscious, mostly instrumental jazz-flavored anthem, released as the first single off Soul artist Donny Hathaway’s  debut album,Eveything Is Everything, released as a single in 1969 on Atlantic Records. Continue reading

5/15/24 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Lilly Goes Black- Blazing Saddles (1974)

Blazing Saddles is a classic Mel Brooks satire on racism in America. Madeline Kahn as Lilly Von Shtupp steals the show when she asks the new black sheriff  Bart (Cleavon Little),  “So, tell me, schatze, is it twue vhat day say about da vay you people are a … gifted?” Continue reading

5/15/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie – Steppas

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie is taking over on his new single, Steppas, which arrives alongside its music video.Directed by Phil Meyer, the clip spots the HighBridge rapper brings his braggadocios raps as he towers a city, leads a pack of troops, and flexing from a crime scene and a gas… Continue reading

5/15/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ SPORTS REVIEW: New York Knicks vs Indiana Pacers Game 5 Full Highlights | 2024 ECSF

Led by Jalen Brunson’s 44 points and 7 assists, the New York Knicks defeat the Indiana Pacers in Game 5, 121-91. Josh Hart (18 points, 11 rebounds), Alec Burks (18 points, 5 3pt. FG) and Isaiah Hartenstein (7 points, 17 rebounds) added 43 points in the victory, while Pascal Siakam… Continue reading

5/14/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Brandy – Rather Be | A Color Show

R&B superstar at Brandy rounds off our series of shows with Motown Records celebrating Black Music Month with a masterful performance of Rather Be, a highlight from her latest album ‘B7’. Continue reading

5/14/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Get Up Again And Win This Time – Best Motivational Video Speeches Of All Time

You’ve got to go through something to become more. This is the message of this motivational video. It’s one of the best speeches you will ever hear, featuring one of the best speakers on this planet, Absolute Motivation’s very own James E. Dixon.  Continue reading

5/14/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: I Survived Diddy – James Davis – Chocolate Sundaes Standup Comedy

James Davis the most underrated Comedian there is. He is funny. He takes uncle, cousin, or brother at the cookout funny to the next level. Continue reading

5/13/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ SPORTS REVIEW: New York Knicks vs Indiana Pacers Game 4 Full Highlights | ECSF

The Indiana Pacers defeated the New York Knicks, 121-89, in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Tyrese Haliburton recorded 20 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for the Pacers, while T.J. McConnell added 15 points and 10 assists in the victory.  Continue reading

5/13/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ ADULT SWIM TRAILER: Rick and Morty: The Anime | Adult Swim

In Adult Swim‘s latest teaser for Rick and Morty: The Anime, the network not only offers a peek into the anticipated show from another perspective but also confirms that the anime will air in 2024. Continue reading

5/13/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Happy Birthday – Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder original name is Stevland Hardaway  was born in Saginaw, Michigan, on this date May 13,1950. A child prodigy who developed into one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century. In addition to his acclaimed artistry, Wonder has routinely tackled social issues through his music… Continue reading

5/13/24 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Devil In A Blue Dress (1995) – Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals

In the gritty streets of 1940s Los Angeles, a down on his luck war veteran finds himself caught in a web of deceit and danger when he accepts a seemingly straightforward job to find a missing woman. As he delves deeper into the seedy underbelly of the city, he uncovers… Continue reading

5/13/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: The Onion Movie – Armed Gunman Bankteller

Sometimes the man waving the gun in the bank is not a robber, but just a guy looking for work. Continue reading

5/12/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Marcus Miller – Live at Jazz in Marciac 2012

William Henry Marcus Miller Jr.  is a jazz artist, songwriter and record producer. He has worked with Miles Davis , Herbie Hancock, Luther Vandross and saxophonists Wayne Shorter and David Sanborn among others. Continue reading

5/12/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY MORNING FUNNIES: Southern Jesus. Jay Stevens – Full Special

A Southern Jesus isn’t something you hear about every day, but according to Jay Stevens nephew Jesus was born in Alabama. In this hilarious full Dry Bar Comedy special Jay Stevens breaks down what it’s like to be a dad, what it’s like when Jesus is from the south and… Continue reading

5/12/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tye Tribbett – All Things New (Performance Video)

Tye Tribbett is a charismatic, spirited and brilliantly innovative award-winning gospel music artist, songwriter and producer. He does not confine himself to presenting gospel music linearly. Continue reading

5/11/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: You Gotta Tell Diddy No!!

Bryshere Gray finds himself at his first Diddy party. He should have told him no… Continue reading

5/10/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ MOVIE TRAILER: A Quiet Place: Day One | Official Trailer 2 – Lupita Nyong’o, Joseph Quinn

In the second official trailer for  Paramount Pictures’ A Quiet Place: Day One, it takes audiences back in time to the very beginning of the alien invasion. The film is a prequel to John Krasinski’s post-apocalyptic horror franchise and stars Lupita Nyong’o and Joseph Quinn. Continue reading

5/10/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Jeremih – Changes

Jeremy Phillip Felton known professionally as Jeremih is an R&B artist and record producer. He embarked on a musical career after meeting record producer Mick Schultz in 2008, and signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings the following year. Continue reading

5/10/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Donny A Chump – The Moron Chronicles Lord Of The Flies

Donald Trump discusses the many rewards of adorning his solid gold throne. Continue reading

5/9/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ SPORTS REVIEW SPECIAL: New York Knicks vs Indiana Pacers Game 2 Full Highlights | 2024 ECSF

The New York Knicks defeated the Indiana Pacers, 130-121. Jalen Brunson led the Knicks with 24 of his 29 total points in the second half as OG Anunoby (28 points) and Donte DiVincenzo (Playoff career-high 28 points, along with 6 rebounds and 4 assists) added 56 points for New York.  Continue reading

5/9/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Black Co-Workers – Saturday Night Live

Jeff (Jason Alexander) runs into trouble when he continually mixes up his black co-workers. Continue reading

5/9/24 O&A NYC MUSIC MEETS ART: Meet the Giants: Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys

With monumental works by renowned contemporary artists, Giants: Art from The Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys encourages “giant conversations” inspired by the works on view—critiquing society and celebrating Blackness. Continue reading

5/9/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Deniece Williams – Free • TopPop

June Deniece Williams has been described as “one of the great soul voices” by the BBC. Free was her first music video. Continue reading

5/8/24 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Lil Nas X- Montero on Mauri

As part of the promotional push for is the release of his 2021 album Montero, Lil Nas X appears on the Mauri Show promoting the storyline featured in the video That What I Want. Continue reading

5/7/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Doja Cat – Acknowledge Me (From The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)

Live performance by Doja Cat performing Acknowledge Me (From The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon). Continue reading

5/7/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: OBGYN – SNL

Soon to be parents (Ego Nwodim, Mikey Day) visit a new OBGYN (Kenan Thompson) for the first time. Continue reading

5/7/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION SPECIAL: Met Gala 2024 Live from E! Stream Full Livestream | E! News

Live from E! Stream hosted by Erin Lim Rhodes brings you the latest from fashion’s biggest night, Vogue’s 2024 Met Gala. Tune in as official Met Gala co-chairs Zendaya, Jennifer Lopez, Bad Bunny and Chris Hemsworth celebrate the Costume Institute’s new exhibition, Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion, and the official dress… Continue reading

5/7/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ SPORTS REVIEW: New York Knicks vs Indiana Pacers Game 1 Full Highlights 2024

The New York Knicks defeated the Indiana Pacers, 121-117. Jalen Brunson recorded his 4th straight game of 40+ points as he went for 43 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists for the Knicks, with Donte DiVincenzo (25 points) and Josh Hart (24 points, 13 rebounds, and 8 assists) combining for… Continue reading

5/7/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Innocent Masuku- BGT 2024 Auditions

Powerhouse vocalist Innocent Masuku stunned the Britains Got Talent judges. Exceeding their and the audiences’  expectations  with a stirring performance of Caruso. Continue reading

5/6/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Willow Smith – Pain For Fun ft. St. Vincent

Willow Smith has released six solo studio albums, one collaborative studio album, four extended plays, 19 singles (including four as a featured artist), two promotional singles and ten music videos. Continue reading

5/6/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Fashion Legend Dapper Dan Spearheads New Harlem Renaissance

ABC News Linsey Davis speaks with Harlem’s legendary fashion designer, Dapper Dan, the so-called fashion outlaw turned Gucci god. He’s now busier than ever with Gucci, Puma and Gap partnerships. Continue reading

5/6/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Apartment Building Confrontation – SNL

An angry neighbor (Yvonne Hudson) complains about the loud music next door and trades insults with her neighbor (Eddie Murphy) who won’t back down until she brings out her backup. Continue reading

5/6/24 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: A Ballerina’s Tale

Ballerina Misty Copeland made history becoming the first African-American Woman to earn the position of Principal Dancer with the world renowned American Ballet Theater. Continue reading

5/5/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY Pt. 2: Sounds Of Blackness – I Believe

I Believe is a song by ensemble Sounds of Blackness was produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. It was written by the duo along with: Marvin R. Pierce, Ralph Middlebrooks, Eugene Marshall Jones, Clarence Satchell, Gregory Allen Webster and Walter Junie Morrison.The song was released in 1994 as the… Continue reading

5/5/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY MORNING FUNNIES: Martin – Reverend Leon Lonnie Love

The episode when Martin and the crew went to Reverend Leon Lonnie Love’s church. This was one of the funniest parts on Martin to us so I thought to share it. Continue reading

5/5/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tasha Cobbs Leonards – Gracefully Broken

Natasha Tameika Cobbs Leonard is a gospel artist. She released the extended play Gracefully Broken from her Heart Passion Pursuit album. Continue reading

5/2/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ MOVIE TRAILER: The Exorcism | Official Trailer

Oscar-winner  Russell Crowe is set to star in the upcoming supernatural horror film, The Exorcism. Crowe’s character is a “troubled actor who begins to unravel while shooting a supernatural horror film.” Continue reading