1/18/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: A$AP Bari Interview | Vlone, A$AP Rocky, A$AP Yams, Fashion, Virgil Abloh

 A$AP Bari’s presence is immediately felt. I’m on my Ye shit, he says with a smirk, as the word architect isn’t enough to describe the fashion designer, mogul and creative director. To be different at all times is what he set out to accomplish in life and looking back, he’s done just that.The A$AP co-founder and Mr. Vlone himself has played a huge part in the ascension of hip-hop’s current regime. Continue reading

11/1/22 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: The Trevor Noah Story

Lesley Stahl speaks with “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah about growing up in apartheid-era South Africa and his career as a standup comedian. Continue reading

1/9/22 O&A NYC WITH WALESYLEZ FOOTWEAR SPECIAL: The New Black History with Andre McDonnell

Stadium Goods celebrates black designers, athletes, and artists that are making an impact on the sneaker industry today. This episode highlights founder of the non-profit organization, It’s From The Sole, Andre McDonnell. This a footwear special on giving back to less fortunate. Continue reading

11/6/21 O&A NYC AFTER THE CONVERSATION: Elisa Monte, Sarita Allen, Lloyd Knight, Marzia Memoli

The Martha Graham Dance Company concluded its New York fall performances at the Joyce Theater. O&A NYC Editor-in-Chief Walter Rutledge sat down with Treading choreographer Elisa Monte, Graham dancers Lloyd Knight and Marzia Memoli, and “dance Icon” former Ailey principal Sarita Allen for a spirited conversation about Monte’s signature work. After the interview ended the the conversation continued.   Continue reading

12/11/20 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez MUSIC INTERVIEW: Kid Cudi: Man on the Moon III: The Chosen,Working With Pop Smoke, Anxiety

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

 

Zane Lowe meets with Kid Cudi to discuss his latest project, Man on the Moon III: The Chosen. Kid Cudi has finally dropped off his highly anticipated studio album, Man On The Moon III: The Chosen. Continue reading

3/12/20 O&A NYC WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Nina Simone on BBC HARDtalk, 1999

HARDtalk at 20: In 1999 Tim Sebastian sat down with musician and activist Nina Simone. With her vocal performances and civil rights activism, she built a fearsome reputation as someone not to be messed with.  Continue reading