4/16/21 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Night Creature- An Ailey/Ellington Masterwork

Ailey All Access presents the online encore of Alvin Ailey’s Night Creature. This classic work is a perfect fusion of Ailey’s buoyant choreography and Duke Ellington’s sparkling music. Continue reading

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

4/8/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Four Tops – I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) 

I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) is the 1965 Four Tops classic hit.
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4/6/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: The Temptations Perform My Girl at David Ruffin’s Funeral

 The Temptations sing My Girl at David Ruffin’s Funeral on June 10,1991 in Detroit Michigan. Members Ali-Ollie Woodson, Richard Street, Damon Harris, Dennis Edwards, Otis Williams, Eddie Kendricks, Melvin Franklin, Ricky Owens performed the Tempation’s classic. A little know fact former Motown superstar Michael Jackson paid for the funeral. Continue reading

4/4/21 O&A NYC EASTER GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tasha Cobbs Leonard – You Know My Name ft. Jimi Cravity

Natasha Tameika  Tasha Cobbs Leonard is a Gospel artist. She released the extended play Grace in 2013 with EMI Gospel.The EP reached No. 61 on the Billboard charts. At the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, Cobbs won the Grammy for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance. Continue reading

3/23/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Kaori Kobayashi – Nothing Gonna Change My Love for You

Kobayashi was born on October 20, 1981 in the Kanagawa Prefecture. Her father was a photographer and her mother, a piano teacher. Beginning at a very young age, Kobayashi learned to play the piano. When she was 13 years old she joined a brass band and started to play the flute.  Continue reading

3/22/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Raekwon VS. Ghost Face Killah (Full Verzuz Battle)

Raekwon versus GhostFace Killah was an epic battle between two amazing Hip Hop artist. Wu Tang forever! Continue reading

3/21/21 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION MEETS MUSIC: All or Nothing At All | Presented by Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren’s Spring 2021 immersive fashion experience — All or Nothing At All. To celebrate the unveiling collection of Purple Label Spring 2021, Janelle Monáe will be performing exclusive renditions of her favorite songs.Experience an unforgettable moment. Continue reading