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2/23/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Josh Levi – Birthday Dance

Josh Levi born Joshua Levi Bolden is an R&B artist, actor and dancer from Houston,Texas. He first gained attention for his role in the NBC television series Friday Night Lights. Continue reading

2/23/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ MOVIE TRAILER: Deadpool and Wolverine | Trailer 2

Deadpool and Wolverine is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters Deadpool and Wolverine, produced by Marvel Studios, Maximum Effort and 21 Laps Entertainment and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Continue reading

2/23/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Etiquette Lesson – SNL

Meghan Markle’s (Leslie Jones) third cousin gets a lesson in etiquette. Continue reading

2/22/24 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURSDAY: If Lovin You Is Wrong I Don’t Want To Be Right

Luther Thomas Ingram was R&B and Soul artist. His most successful record,If Loving You Is Wrong, I Don’t Want To Be Right, reached No. 1 on the Billboard R&B Chart and No. 3 on the Hot 100 in 1972. Continue reading

2/21/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ SPORTS REVIEW: Victor Wembanyama Talks Rookie Season And Impersonates Shaq | Inside The NBA

Victor Wembanyama joined Ernie, Shaq, Charles and Kenny on Inside The NBA at 2024 All-Star Weekend to talk his rookie season so far, playing for Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and his Shaq impersonation. Continue reading

2/21/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ DANCE PARTY: Disciple vs Doc | Nike vs Adidas 2024

Roundz Of Flame had a dance tournament, Nike versus Adidas between two phenomenal dancers Disciple and Doc from two different styles. Flexn versus Hip Hop was displayed clearly between the two dancers.  Continue reading

2/20/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: David Goggins Motivational Speech – Force Yourself To Get It Done

David Goggins is an American retired Navy Seal. He is also an ultramarathon runner, ultra-distance cyclist, tirathlete, public speaker, author of two memoirs and was inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame for his achievements in sports. Continue reading

2/18/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Carrie Underwood – Great Is Thy Faithfulness ft. CeCe Winans

Listen to this beautiful rendition of the popular hymn Great Is Thy Faithfulness performed by Carrie Underwood and CeCe Winans. It will give you chills! Continue reading

2/18/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ SPORTS REVIEW SPECIAL: Every Dunk From 2024 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Highlights of all dunks from Mac McClung, Jaylen Brown, Jacob Toppin and Jaime Jaquez Jr. in the 2024 NBA Slam Dunk Contest at All-Star Weekend. Continue reading

2/17/24 SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Nina Simone Live in Holland ’65 & England ’68

Our O&A NYC Saturday Morning Jazz Concert features the legendary the jazz pianist/vocalist Nina Simone. It was filmed in Holland for the VARA television Dutch television,  Dec. 25, 1965, and in England for the ITN television program, Sound of Soul, Sept. 14, 1968.  Continue reading

2/17/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION SHOW: Botter | Fall Winter 2024/2025

Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh’s Caribbean Couture evolves across mechanic uniforms, shredded suiting, and an all-new Reebok collection.BOTTER’s  Fall/Winter 2024 DARK WATERS collection is a fusion of cultures, representing its founders’ international heritage through music, fashion, and art. Continue reading

2/17/24 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Flavour – Big Baller

Nigerian highlife artist Flavour has released his much-anticipated single Big Baller.Big Baller is the lead single on the Flavour’s upcoming album, African Royalty. Continue reading

2/15/24 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Stylistics – You Make Me Feel Brand New (Soul Train)

In 1966, The Stylistics was formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by combining local high school rivel singing groups, The Percussions and The Monarchs. When members from each of the groups answered the then United States draft call and higher education endeavors after graduation, the remaining members under the guidance of English teacher,… Continue reading

2/14/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Busta Rhymes, Mariah Carey ft. Flipmode Squad – I Know What You Want

  I Know What You Want  is  by Hip Hop artist  Busta Rhymes featuring Mariah Carey. Also  featuring verses from Rhymes group Flipmode Squad: Spliff Star, Baby Sham, Rah Digga and Rampage. Produced by Rick Rock, it was released on February 24, 2003 as the second single from Rhymes’ sixth album… Continue reading

2/13/24 O&A NYC VALENTINE’S SONG OF THE DAY: Bob Marley – No Woman, No Cry (Official Video)

One of Bob Marley’s most enduring songs, “No Woman No Cry” is a call to a woman in his life to be positive and not to worry about the bad times originally from the 1974 album Natty Dread.   Continue reading

2/13/24 O7A NYC ST. VALENTINE DAY INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Adam Roa How to Find the Perfect Relationship |

On the eve of St. Valentine’s Day Adam Roa delivers the feels in a shiver-inducing speech about how we can be ready to receive and nurture the most important relationship in our life. Continue reading

2/13/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: That T-Mobile Home Internet Feeling | 2024 Big Game Day Commercial

Zach Braff and Donald Faison welcoming Jason Momoa to the neighborhood the best way they know how with a song and dance  about T-Mobile Home Internet. Continue reading

2/12/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Usher – Nice and Slow

Nice and Slow is by R&B artist Usher’s second album, My Way. Released on January 6, 1998 by LeFace and Arista, the song became Usher’s first number-one single on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.The song was written by Usher, Brian Casey of the R&B group Jagged Edge, Manuel Seal Jr. and… Continue reading

2/12/24 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY- BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Sounder (1972)| Cicely Tyson | Paul Winfield | Kevin Hooks

Four Oscar nominations went to Sounder a moving drama about a family of Louisiana sharecroppers facing hardships during the Depression. The story concerns Nathan Lee Morgan (Paul Winfield), a black man sent to a prison camp for committing a petty crime. When his wife Rebecca (Cicely Tyson) sends their young… Continue reading

2/11/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ: Charles Mingus & Eric Dolphy, Palais des Congrès de Liège, Belgium, April 19th, 1964

    Charles Mingus (contrabass), Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax), John Artur Byard Jr (piano) Charles Dannie Richmond (drums). Continue reading

2/11/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Ryan Toby “Oh Happy Day” Sister Act 2

Ryan Toby “Oh Happy Day” in Sister Act 2 opposite Whoopi Goldberg and Lauren Hill. Good times and good memories. Continue reading

2/10/24 O&A NYC DANCE REVIEW: Philadanco at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge The Philadelphia Dance Company, better known by its sobriquet Philadanco, is having a stellar New York City season at the Joyce Theater.  The all-to-short four-day five performance series will conclude to today Saturday, February 10 with two performances: a 2pm family matinee and an 8pm finale. The… Continue reading

2/9/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Celebrity Family Feud: Super Bowl Edition – SNL

Justin Bieber (Kate McKinnon), Samuel L. Jackson (Leslie Jones), Paula Deen (Aidy Bryant) and Roger Goodell (Beck Bennett) take on Gisele Bündchen (Kristen Stewart), Bill Belichick (Bobby Moynihan), Casey Affleck (Alex Moffat) and Lady Gaga (Melissa Villaseñor). Continue reading

2/8/24 O&A NYC DANCE PREVIEW: Tommie Waheed Evans- Philadanco

Congratulations to choreographer Tommie Waheed Evans! His latest work for Philadanco Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth has its New York City this week, February 6th through February 10 January 10th at the Joyce Theater. Continue reading

2/8/24 O&A NYC VALENTINE BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURDAY: Billy Preston & Syreeta Wright- With You I’m Born Again

With You I’m Born Again a 1979 duet performed by Motown recording artists Billy Preston and Syreeta Wright (credited as Syreeta) and written by Carol Connors and David Shire. The song was originally featured on the soundtrack of the 1979 motion picture Fast Break. It was became an international hit… Continue reading

2/6/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: This Is How I Talk – SNL

After getting caught imitating his boss (Leslie Jones), a new employee (Louis C.K.) must play off the impression as his real talking voice in order to not get fired. Continue reading

2/6/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: You Need To Hear This – David Goggins Motivational Speech

David Goggins is an American retired Navy Seal. He is also an ultramarathon runner, ultra-distance cyclist, triathlete, public speaker, author of two memoirs, and was inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame for his achievements in sport. Continue reading

2/6/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Usher ft. Pheelz – Ruin

Usher and Pheelz have teamed up for the music video Ruin. Described as an Afrobeats and Amapiano-infused R&B track  the Pheelz produced tune finds the two musicians wondering where a promising romance took a turn for the worst. Continue reading

2/5/24 O&A NYC DANCE PREVIEW: Ray Mercer- Philadanco- Balance of Power

By Walter Rutledge Dance/choreographer Ray Mercer is living his best life out loud! The Omaha, Nebraska native can be seen eight times a week as a member of the Broadway juggernaut The King Lion. This week Mercer’s artistry will be on full display at the Joyce theater during the New… Continue reading

2/4/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize is a traditional song Gospel Plow also know as Hold On. The song became influential during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950’s and 1960’s. Continue reading

2/4/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Balmain Men’s Fall Winter 2024 Fashion Show

Relive Olivier Rousteing‘s  Balmain triumphant return to Paris Men’s Fashion Week: a feast of vibrant colors, opulent gold, and exquisite couture. Continue reading

2/4/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: UNDEFEATED x Nike Air Terra Humara “Cargo Khaki”

The next chapter of UNDEFEATED and Nike’s Air Terra Humara project was revealed with a first look at this Cargo Khaki colorway.Release remains unannounced, however it’s likely to arrive in the coming months via UNDEFEATED and Nike at an expected price of $170.  Continue reading

2/4/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY MORNING FUNNIES: God Smelled Trump

  At his beginning God smelled Trump and was not pleased! Continue reading

2/3/24 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES: Jeroboam Bozeman- The Philadanco Years (part 3)

By Walter Rutledge Jeroboam Bozeman is a principal dancer with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The 10 year veteran of the Ailey Company has distinguished himself not only as a more than capable technician and partner but as a dramatic performer of merit. Bozeman cut his performing chops with… Continue reading

2/2/24 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: It Don’t Mean a Thing! Phyllis Hyman, Hinton Battle and Gregg Burge.

On March 1 1981, Sophisticated Ladies debuted on Broadway. The show run for 767 performances  and garnered two Tony Awards for Willi Kim for Best Costume and Hinton Battle for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical. It Don’t Mean a Thing! featuring the sultry Phyllis Hyman, Hinton Battle… Continue reading

2/2/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Brooklyn Circus – Ouigi Theodore Interview

Founded in 2006 by graphic designer Ouigi Theodore, The Brooklyn Circus is more than just a small clothing store hidden in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. It’s a destination for open-minded forward thinkers that understand that style is another form of communication. Ouigi and his partners design and manufacture quality garments made… Continue reading

2/2/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Tyla – Truth or Dare

Truth or Dare is by South African Pop artist Tyla from her upcoming debut studio album Tyla. It was released on December 1, 2023 by Fax and Epic Records, alongside the songs Butterflies. Continue reading

2/2/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Eddie Murphy Makes His First Appearance | Carson Tonight Show

Relive the hilarious first appearance of Eddie Murphy on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Laugh along with Eddie’s jokes about modeling suits, family members named after cereal, and becoming the first black president. Continue reading

2/1/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: She Is In Love With The Mechanic | Mr Macaroni | Shank Comics | Pastor Remote | Motunde | Mummy Wa

Adebowale “Debo” Adedayo, known by his stage name Mr Macaroni, is a Nigerian actor, content creator and citizen activist. Continue reading

2/1/24 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURSDAY : Cab Calloway- Minnie the Moocher

Minnie the Moocher is a jazz-scat song first recorded in 1931 by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, selling over a million copies.”Minnie the Moocher” is most famous for its nonsensical ad libbed (“scat”) lyrics (for example, “Hi De Hi De Hi De Ho”). Continue reading

2/1/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ SPORTS REVIEW: Quadri Aruna vs Hugo Calderano | MS R16 | WTT Finals Men Doha 2023

Quadri Akinade Aruna is a professional Nigerian table tennis player. He is the first African player to be ranked top 10 in the world.  Continue reading

2/1/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ VIDEO GAME TRAILER: Silent Hill: The Short Message – Reveal Trailer | State of Play 2024

Konami delivered a pleasant surprise to fans in the form of releasing Silent Hill: The Short Message. The newest entry in the psychological horror franchise, the short game follows the story of Anita, who is called by a friend to an abandoned apartment complex on the outskirts of town. Continue reading

2/1/24 O&A NYC DANCE REVIEW: RudduR Dance

By Walter Rutledge RudduR Dance presented a three-day New York season January 25th through January 27th at the Chelsea Factory. Founder and choreographer Christopher Rudd continues to develop choreography that both entertaining and enlightening. The well curated seventy-five-minute concert presented three works and offered a retrospective into choreographer Rudd’s work… Continue reading

1/31/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Travis Scott – I Know ?

I Know ? is by Hip Hop artist Travis Scott. Originally released on July 28, 2023 as a track from his fourth studio album Utopia via Cactus Jack and Epic Records. With a nerve-jangling piano instrumental, the song was written by Travis Scott, Oz, Coleman, Buddy Ross, Kobe Hood and… Continue reading

1/30/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ NETFLIX MOVIE TRAILER: Mea Culpa | Official Trailer | Netflix

A criminal defense attorney (Kelly Rowland) agrees to defend a seductive artist (Trevante Rhodes) accused of murdering his girlfriend. But when desire takes hold, her big case takes a dangerous turn.Watch Tyler Perry’s Mea Culpa only on Netflix, February 23rd. Continue reading

1/28/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir – More Than Anything (Live)

Music video by The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir performing More Than Anything (Live).  Continue reading

1/28/24 O&A NYC DANCE: Philadanco- “Philly’s Finest” Returns to New York’s Joyce Theater

By Walter Rutledge Philadanco- the Philadelphia Dance Company returns to New York City’s Joyce Theater, February 6th thru February 10th, 2024. The highly anticipated four-day five performance series will present the works of four emerging choreographers of merit, Tommie-Waheed Evans, Nijawwon Matthews, Ray Mercer, and Christopher Rudd. Evans, Matthews and… Continue reading

1/27/24 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Aunt Viv’s Got The Moves (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)

Aunt Viv (Vivian Banks) hits the big 4-0 and decides to become a dancer. She takes class with teacher Roumel Reaux and has the legally blonde Thomas Halstead in class.  Continue reading

1/26/24 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Chris Rudd’s Touché featuring Calvin Royal III and João Menegussi

Touché, a work for two dancers, explores the themes of male love. The pas de deux was created by Chris Rudd and featured dancers danced by Calvin Royal III (Adam) and João Menegussi (Steve). Continue reading

1/26/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Chlöe, Chris Brown – How Does It Feel

How Does It Feel is by r&b artist Chlöe featuring Chris Brown. It was released on February 24, 2023 as the second single and seventh track from her debut studio album, In Pieces. Continue reading

1/25/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ NETFLIX SERIES TRAILER: Avatar: The Last Airbender | Official Trailer | Netflix

Netflix debuted the full trailer for its live-action adaptation of the beloved animated series, Avatar: The Last Airbender.Set to premiere on February 22, the official trailer features the main cast and hints at the wild and dangerous adventures that Aang, Sokka, Katara, Aappa and Momo are in for as they… Continue reading

1/25/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Deniece Williams – Free

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

1/25/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: Nike Air Max Force 1 Low Evo “Team Royal”

The new Nike Air Max Force 1 Low Evo Team Royal, a layered design that’s equal parts hybrid sneaker and mangled Charles Ray sculpture, all wrapped up with an extra-long moniker.The Team Royal color scheme is classic Nike Sportswear through and through, with a bright blue upper, white midsole and… Continue reading

1/23/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: David Goggins – Get Up And Make It Happen

David Goggins is an American retired United States Navy SEAL. He is also an ultramarathon runner, ultra – distance cyclist, triathlete, public speaker, author of two memoirs and was inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame for his achievements in sports. Continue reading

1/22/24 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Claudine (1974) Starring Diahann Carroll and James Earl Jones

Claudine is a 1974 American romantic comedy-drama film, directed by John Berry. Claudine was written by Lester Pine and Tina Pine, starring James Earl Jones, Diahann Carroll and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs.  The film was released on April 22, 1974, grossing about $6 million, a modest hit for the times. It was… Continue reading

1/22/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Jennifer Lopez – Can’t Get Enough

Can’t Get Enough is by R&B artist Jennifer Lopez. It was released on January 12, 2024, by Nuyorican Productions and BMG as the first single from her upcoming ninth studio album This Is Me Now.  Continue reading

1/22/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Trump Courthouse Cold Open – SNL

Donald Trump (James Austin Johnson) speaks to the media after appearing in court for his E. Jean Carroll defamation trial. Continue reading

1/21/24 O&A NYC DANCE REVIEW: Ronald K. Brown /Evidence

By Walter Rutledge Ronald K. Brown /Evidence presented their 2024 New York season January 16 through 21 at the Joyce Theater. The nine-member ensemble offered two works Walking Out the Dark (2001) and Torch (2012). The program provided an overview of the range and diversity of choreographer Brown and his… Continue reading

1/19/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Louis Vuitton | Fall Winter 2024/2025 | Menswear

Louis Vuitton staged its Fall/Winter 2024 menswear presentation on Jan. 16. With Pharrell at its helm, the luxury brand displayed Skateboard P’s latest vision as Creative Director in a showcase implementing a rodeo theme, taking place at the Jardin d’Acclimatation in Paris. Continue reading

1/19/24 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Four Corners- Ronald K. Brown and Evidence: A Dance Company

Ronald K. Brown’s Four Corners was originally commissioned for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 2014. Dancers depict spiritual seekers amid four angels standing on the corners of the earth, holding the four winds. Continue reading

1/18/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Greer Barnes – I Smoke Weed and I Watch Nature Shows – Full Special

Greer Barnes is an African-American standup comedian and actor. He is known for clever wordplay, observational humor, sketch comedy, mimicry, and energetic physical comedy. Continue reading

1/18/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra – Take The A Train (1962)

Take the A Train is a Jazz standard by Billy Strayhorn that was the signature tune of the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Continue reading

1/18/24 O&A NYC HEALTH AND FITNESS: 7 BEST Weight Loss Tips (For Men Over 50)

Weight loss for older men is hard! Follow the 7 best weight loss tips for men over 50! Continue reading

1/17/24 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: That’s Ludacris!

We all understand that Donald Chump Trump, the former president , is not known to waste time on spell check. And rapper/actor Ludacris sets the record straight. But this is ludicrous! Continue reading

  1/15/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATION TUESDAY: How Lenny Kravitz Discovered He’s Black

Lenny Kravitz shares that he never thought about his parents being of different ethnicities until a pivotal moment in first grade. From that day forward Lenny realized he was Black, and that society would see him as only that. Continue reading

1/15/24 O&A NYC DANCE REVIEW: Dallas Black Dance Theatre

By Walter Rutledge The Black Dallas Dance Company (BDDC) began a two-day performance series at the Joyce theater on January 11th, 2024. The series was part of the Joyce Theater‘s eighth annual American Dance Platform. Jacob’s Pillow Associate Curator Melanie George presented a trilogy of performances and performers with a roster including… Continue reading

1/14/24 O&A NYC O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Dizzy Gillespie Quintet – (Jazz 625) 1966

Humphrey Lyttelton and Neneh Cherry introduces a session by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie accompanied by Rudy Collins, Christopher White, Kenny Barren and James Moody. Continue reading

1/14/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY BRUNCH: How to Make Shrimp and Grits Southern style-That Savage Kitchen

Shrimp and Grits is a classic dish enjoyed by many Southerners but sadly this Southern boy (Me) hasn’t had proper Shrimp and Grits so today imma show you my take on Shrimp and Grits. Continue reading

1/12/23 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Total Eclipse of the Heart (Donald Trump smells bad song parody)

People are saying that Donald Trump smells really bad, to levels that some say has never happened before. Big strong men approach him, and say “Sir… you smell really bad”. Continue reading

1/11/23 O&A NYC MORNING FUNNIES: Your First Time in Trader Joe’s Is Like a Quinceañera – Chinedu Unaka

Chinedu Unaka reflects upon his first time in Trader Joe’s, realizes why he never made it to the NBA and reveals that he was a serious bed-wetter. Continue reading

1/11/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Mary J. Blige – Everything

Everything is by the Queen Of Hip Hop and R&B Mary J. Blige.It was written and produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis for Mary J.Blige’s third album, Share My World. Happy Birthday to the Queen Of Hip Hop and R&B. Continue reading

1/10/23 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ DANCE PARTY: KOBK Evil Xmas 10 Trailer

Kill or Be Killed Dance Arena Trailer featured some of the finest Flex dancers such as Intricate, Ratchett, Jason, Riot, Iso, Iseberg, Terry, Spawn, Keevin and Finesse. This was a deadly Killed or Killed Evil Xmas 10 dance battle. Continue reading

1/10/23 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: DMX ft. Fait Evans – I Miss You

I Miss You is by DMX released as the third and final single from his fourth album The Great Depression. It features R&B artist Faith Evans. Happy Belated Birthday! Continue reading

1/9/23 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: People Hate Ugly Kids – Comedian Em Brown – Chocolate Sundaes Standup Comedy

After starting comedy while in college in a small town in Southern Illinois. After graduating Em Brown moved back to Chicago and quickly became a city favorite. Brown credits his humor to life experiences.Now he is rising in the comedy world traveling across the country bring the funny with him.  Continue reading

1/9/23 O&A NYC AUTOMOBILES: 2024 Rolls-Royce Spectre Review: $450,000 Ultra-Luxury Electric Car

  This is the Rolls-Royce Spectre, a $450k ultra-luxury electric car. Doug Demuro is reviewing this Rolls-Royce Spectre and will show you all the many quirks. Continue reading

1/8/24 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Hunt – Action Movie 2023 Full Length English

The 2000s brought a new kind of action movie, bigger and louder with more special effects as well as new action star, Jason Statham. The English actor, a former and model. portrayed antiheroes in a number of blockbuster action -thrillers. Continue reading

1/8/23 O&A NYC HEALTH AND FITNESS: Strongest Belly Fat Burner Drink- Lose 20 Pounds in 15 Days

If one of your New Years resolutions was to be a slimmer trimmer version of you then this is a good start with one of the strongest belly fat burner you can make at home Continue reading

12/7/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY BRUNCH: West African Peanut Sauce with Udon Noodles

Chef JJ Johnson of Fieldtrip in New York City is on a mission to expand the definition of the world’s “mother sauces” to include the West African peanut sauce. Continue reading

1/7/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Nicole C Mullen- Redeemer- Live At The 32nd Dove Awards)

Michael W Smith introduces Nicole C Mullen and The Nashville Super Choir  in their rendition of Redeemer live from the 2001 GMA Dove Awards. Continue reading

1/6/23 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Carnival – Debbie Allen- Fame TV Series

Carnival is written by Henry Thompson & Vanessa Dale and is performed by Debbie Allen, from the season 1 of the hit television series Fame episode The Crazies. Continue reading

1/6/23 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Cynthia Erivo Live- The Royal Albert Hall London (August 2022)

Cynthia Erivo said she was “overwhelmed” by the audience’s ecstatic response during her 2022 concert at  Royal Albert Hall, London. “I’ve done the Hollywood Bowl, the Grammys, but this was the biggest, here in my home town,” Continue reading

1/6/23 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Tems – Me and U

Me & U is by Afrobeat artist Tems and released through RCA Records.Written and produced by both Guilty Beatz and Tems, It marks her first solo body of work since her extended play  If Orange Was a Place. Continue reading

1/3/23 O&A NYC DANCE REVIEW: The Genius of Alvin Ailey

By Walter Rutledge Another bout of Covid (our third slow dance) prevented me from seeing the new works presented during the first and second weeks of the Ailey season. When Covid and I finished our Rumba, I attended an All-Ailey matinee featuring four works, Night Creature, Cry, Survivors and Revelations.… Continue reading

1/1/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Cynthia Erivo performs Alfie for Dionne Warwick at 46th Kennedy Center Honors

Cynthia Erivo brings down the house with her soulful rendition of Alfie in a heartfelt tribute to 2023 Honoree Dionne Warwick at the 46th Kennedy Center Honors. Continue reading

1/1/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Rot In Hell (Donald Trump Silver Bells song parody)

It wouldn’t be the holiday season without Donald Trump sending his traditional Christmas message: “Rot in Hell. Again, Merry Christmas”. Meanwhile, rumors of his horrendous smell persist. Continue reading

12/31/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ: Miles Davis- We Three Kings

A special Miles Davis moment when he performed We Three Kings. Continue reading

12/31/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Now behold the Lamb

Now behold the Lamb,  is the most published song in hymnal collections, appearing first in the album Kirk Franklin and the Family Christmas (1995). Continue reading

12/26/23 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Merry Christmas, Your Man Is A Bum

Merry Christmas, Your Man Is A Bum is a little more holiday cheer. Continue reading

12/22/23 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Homey D. Clown – Xmas

Herman Simpson, better known semi-professionally as Homey D. Clown, is a bitter and hostile convict with a never-ending community service sentence.The anti-social Homey is often seen entertaining a group of excited children, who all remain his biggest fans, even though he degrades them and thumps them on the head using… Continue reading

12/15/23 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Girl Bye! – Whitney Houston Parody

Girl Bye! was written by Joshua Gilyard and sung by Chelsea Regina. Continue reading

12/15/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ VIDEO GAME TRAILER: Marvel’s Blade | Announcement Trailer | The Game Awards 2023

Betheseda Softworks Marvel’s Blade video game was unveiled at the 2023 Game Awards. In Marvel’s Blade, Eric Brooks is the legendary Daywalker, half-man, half-vampire torn between the warm society of the living and the rushing power of the undead.In addition to their award-winning talent, it’s their personal passion and bold vision… Continue reading

12/15/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Sheku Kanneh-Mason  is a British cellist who won the 2016 BBC Young Musician award. He was the first Black musician to win the competition since its launch in 1978. On May 19, 2018, at age 19, he played at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (under the direction… Continue reading

12/13/23 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Mr Hankey The Christmas Poo Song

Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo is the ninth episode of the first season of the animated television series South Park. It originally aired on Comedy Central in the United States on December 17, 1997. In the episode, the Jewish character Kyle feels excluded from the town’s celebrations during Christmas, and… Continue reading

12/12/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ APPLE TV + SERIES: Masters Of The Air — Official Trailer | Apple TV+

Apple TV+ has finally dropped the official trailer for Steven Spielberg’s new World War II pilot drama starring Austin Butler and Barry Keogen. The aviation drama reunites Spielberg with Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman. Written by John Orloff, the limited series also sees big-name episode directors like Cary Joji Fukunaga,… Continue reading

12/12/23 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: A Holiday to Remember

The best part of the holidays is the memories, the ones we make and the ones we reminisce. Continue reading

12/11/23 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Almost Christmas | Family Dinner Disaster

It’s the holiday season and Walter Meyers (Danny Glover) is hosting Christmas dinner for his grown children and their families to bring in the spirit! Until all hell breaks loose.Watch this hilarious dinner disaster scene from David E. Talbert’s Almost Christmas and thank your parents that your family isn’t this… Continue reading

12/11/23 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: It’s a Wonderful Trump Cold Open – SNL

Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) gets his wish to have never been president granted and sees how the lives of Michael Cohen (Ben Stiller), Brett Kavanaugh (Matt Damon), Robert Mueller (Robert De Niro) and more have changed in an alternate reality. Continue reading

12/9/23 O&A NYC GOING BACK AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Tems – Not An Angel

Grammy award winning Tems is closing at the year with a new track, Not An Angel. The track was written by the Nigerian singer herself and co-produced alongside hitmaker Sarz. It’s also the second song Tems has written and released as a solo artist. Continue reading

12/9/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ VIDEO GAME TRAILER: Grand Theft Auto VI Trailer 1

However, it’s already been over a decade since Grand Theft Auto 5 first released and many still wondered when a Grand Theft Auto 6 would arrive. That is, until gameplay of the long-rumored game leaked last year. Months later, it was implied in earning reports that GTA6 would be arriving in 2025. Continue reading

12/9/23 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Home for the Holidays – SNL

A family (Eddie Murphy, Maya Rudolph, Kenan Thompson, Mikey Day, Chris Redd, Ego Nwodim) gathers around the dinner table to reflect on the holidays. Continue reading

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