9/3/20 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY ON THURSDAY: #WAP #LGBTQ

Lead choreographer Nicole Kirkland leads a cast of male dancers in this fun cover of the Cardi B hit WAP. Continue reading

8/24/20 O&A NYC DANCE… AND MORE: Peace One Love- Bringing Brooklyn Together

By Walter Rutledge

Dance has always been a catalyst for change. In 1936 Martha Graham created her masterwork Chronicles as a weapon against the rising menace of fascism in Germany. In 1959 Donald McKayle’s Rainbow Round My Shoulder evoked the hopelessness and inequality of Black men on a southern prison chain gang. On Saturday August 29 Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn (also known as Creative Outlet or just C.O.) will also use the power of dance to heal a community with Peace One Love, an afternoon of the arts celebrating the spirit of the now internationally recognized Black Lives Matter movement.   Continue reading

8/12/20 O&A NYC WaleStylez HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Lecrae- Deep End

Lecrae Devaughn Moore born October 9, 1979, mononymously known as Lecrae, is a  Christian Hip Hop recording artist, songwriter, music executive and actor.  Continue reading

8/10/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Lecrae ft. John Legend-Drown

Lecrae Devaughn Moore known as Lecrae, is a Christian Hip Hop artist, songwriter and actor. He is the president, co-owner and co-founder of the independent record label Reach Records. Continue reading

8/7/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: DMX, Method Man & Nas- The Light

DMX, Method Man and Nas perform The Light, a Joey Badass Remix 2020 the song was inspired by Verzuz Battle – Snoop Dogg vs. DMX on The Battle of The Dogs.
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8/3/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN LEARNING: YelloPain – My Vote Dont Count

YelloPain explains why you MUST VOTE and why local, city and state elections do matter. This video shows you how your vote makes a difference. So the next time a misinformed person says, “Obama did do enough for black people”. You can explain how government works and and who actually makes the laws.  Continue reading

7/22/20 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Buddy – Black 2

Los Angeles born and raised rapper Buddy returns with his new Black 2 music video following the single’s release back in June at the height of the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests throughout the United States. Continue reading

7/14/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: DaBaby – Rockstar feat. Roddy Ricch

Rockstar is by HipHop artist DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch. The song was released on April 24, 2020 as the second single from DaBaby’s third studio album Blame It On Baby.The song was written by the two performers and its producer SethInTheKitchen. Continue reading