7/22/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Notorious B.I.G. Story (2001)

Christopher George Latore Wallace better known by his stage names the Notorious B.I.G.Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was a Brooklyn born rapper and songwriter. Continue reading

7/21/21 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Lil Baby & Lil Durk – Man of My Word

The Voice of the Heroes is a collaborative album by Hip Hop artist Lil Baby and Lil Durk. It was released through Quality Control Music, 4 Pocket Full, Alamo Records and Geffen Records. There most outstanding project is  Man of My Words. Continue reading

6/18/21 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Ailey Juneteenth Celebration

Ailey Celebrates Juneteenth is an uplifting program that features performance highlights from Alvin Ailey’s Cry and Revelations, as well as Rennie Harris’ Lazarus. Continue reading

6/9/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Fat Joe – Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world.Latino Hip-Hop Legend Fat Joe muscled his way out of the streets of the South Bronx with his debut album, Represent, in 1993. Continue reading

5/26/21 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Nas, JAY-Z, Method Man – 3 Kings

Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones better known by his stage name Nas, is a Hip Hop artist and entrepreneur. Rooted in the NewYork Hip Hop scene he is regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time.Nas has released twelve studio albums since 1994, seven of which are certified platinum and multi-platinum in the U.S. Continue reading

5/7/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: DJ Khaled ft. Lil Baby & Lil Durk – Every Chance I Get

DJ Khaled, Lil Baby and Lil Durk dropped their hard-hitting Every Chance I Get video. The track appears on DJ Khaled’s 12th album, Khaled Khaled, which was released last Friday.
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4/13/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Universal Hip Hop Museum Will Honor DMX

The Universal Hip Hop Museum  plans to create a collection and archive that will honor the late iconic rapper DMX. The museum will be located in the Mott Haven neighborhood, and is scheduled to open in 2024. The birthplace of hip-hop is the Boogie Down Bronx; it only seems right that a museum to honor the music and everything about it will be built there. Continue reading

3/15/21 O&A NYC GRAMMY SPECIAL SONG OF THE DAY: Dua Lipa ft. DaBaby – Levitating/Don’t Start Now (Live at the GRAMMYs 2021)

DaBaby – Levitating/Don’t Start Now (Live at the GRAMMYs 2021)

2/25/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Fugees – Vacob

Vocab is by Hip Hop group Fugees.Vocab was issued as the third single from the group’s debut album, Blunted on RealityThe song was co-produced by Pras and Wyclef Jean. Continue reading