7/10/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Kendrick Lamar – Not Like Us

Kendrick Lamar dropped Not Like Us a damning diss track targeting Drake and his OVO crew.While Drake proceeded to bow out of the duel, Kendrick Lamar went on to break Spotify streaming records, including one of Drake’s and then hosted his Ken and Friends show in Los Angeles, bringing out 25 Los Angeles-based artists to perform their hits. Continue reading

7/7/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Chandler Moore- Lead Me On (Live)

Singer, songwriter, pianist, guitarist, and worship leader Chandler David Moore  was born on March 21, 1995, to Bishop Brian David Moore and Elder Jametta Chandler Moore in Charleston, South Carolina. Moore grew up going to church where his father was a pastor. Moore is also a member of Maverick City Music, an Atlanta based collective of worshippers working in the contemporary Christain music and Gospel.  Continue reading

7/4/24 O&A NYC INDEPENDENCE DAY LIVE PERFORMANCE: Whitney Houston – Star Spangled Banner (National Anthem) – Super Bowl 1991

Among the annals of national anthems as a prelude to sporting events, few have topped the one delivered by Whitney Houston before Super Bowl XXV in 1991 in Tampa, Florida. Continue reading

7/3/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Cory Gunz – Nay Say

Visuals off Cory Gunz’s Loosie Pack for Nay Say. Shot and directed by Why Not Productions. Continue reading

6/30/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Gladys Knight Sings His Eye Is on the Sparrow at The Kennedy Center

Gladys Knight performs the 1905 gospel hymn “His Eye Is on the Sparrow” at The Kennedy Center during the annual “Let Freedom Ring” celebration to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Continue reading

6/21/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: The 77th Annual Tony Awards | Alicia Keys and Jay Z | Hell’s Kitchen Performance

Alicia Keys and Jay Z perform Empire State of Mind with the company of Hell’s Kitchen at The 77th Annual Tony Awards. Continue reading

6/20/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Miles Davis – Live in Germany 1988 (Munich Philharmonic Concert Hall)

 

When Miles Davis first went back on the road in June 1981, his band had no idea what they were going to play. Rehearsals had been almost non-existent and there was no set list. On stage, you never knew what was coming next. The performance was one of complete spontaneity and improvisation. But gradually, Miles’s performances became more structured. Continue reading

6/19/24 O&A NYC JUNETEENTH SONG OF THE DAY: Sounds of Blackness – Juneteenth Celebration

The 3 time Grammy Award winning Sounds of Blackness is excited to premiere their new music video single Juneteenth Celebration. Continue reading

6/18/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: SiR – You

Sir Darryl Farris known mononymously as SiR is an R&B artist and songwriter.He would go on to secure a record deal with Carson-based indie label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), where he released his second album November. Continue reading

6/17/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Kaytranada ft. Child Gambino – Witchy (Visualizer)

Witchy, Kaytranada taps Childish Gambino in full, 1980s lover boy crooner mode, to recount his experiences being bewitched by a woman with whom he finds himself falling in love. Continue reading