5/11/22 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Lobby Boyz Ft. Fabolous – No Bobby V

Jim Jones and Maino team up for rap duo – Lobby Boyz, releasing there hit single The Lobby Boyz Anthem posted On February 18, 2022. New York rap giants, Jim Jones and Maino joined forces for a collaborative rap group – Lobby Boyz. Continue reading

5/10/22 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 5

Kendrick Lamar new song The Heart Part 5 gives us a lot of new material to dissect. The five minute track was released on Sunday evening, alongside a music video in which his face morphs into O.J. Simpson, Kanye West, Jussie Smollett, Kobe Bryant, Will Smith and Nipsey Hussle as he raps from each of their perspectives. Continue reading

5/8/22 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ: Dexter Gordon – Jazz Icon 63 & 64

Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, bandleader and actor. He was among the most influential early bebop musicians, which included other greats such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Bud Powell. Continue reading

5/4/22 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Pusha T – Call My Bluff

Pusha T has released a new music video for Call My Bluff from his new album It’s Almost Dry. In the clip, directed by Omar Jones and Onda, the artist can be seen yukking it up at a fancy dinner with dozens of guests. Continue reading

5/4/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Keke Palmer – Bottoms Up 2.0

Lauren Keyana Palmer also known as Keke Palmer is an actress, singer and television personality. Known for playing leading and character roles in comedy-drama productions, she has received a Primetime Emmy Awards, five NAACP Image Awards. Continue reading

5/2/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Kehlani -Everything

Hot off the release of her album Blue Water Road, Kehlani takes it to the hood in the LP’s new video, Everything.Accompanied by a dancer and a trumpeter, the Oaktown singer croons over a love interest while cruising the streets, posted up on the block and kicking it at a house party. Continue reading

4/29/22 O&A NYC MAGAZINE SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Fikshun Vs King Havoc-BattleFest TV Series (Ep4)

Battle Fest started in the basements in the heart of Bedstuy and Flatbush Brooklyn. Like most of underground Black culture the Hip Hop Dance artform has exploded worldwide.  Continue reading

4/29/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Burna Boy Highlight Performance at Madison Square 2022

Grammy-winning Afrobeats artist, Burna Boy is on the verge of making history with the announcement of his one night only show at the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden
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4/27/22 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Fabolous x Jim Jones – Coke Zero Freestyle

Jim Jones and Fabolous have delivered an accompanying music video for Coke Zero, their freestyle over Pusha T’s, Kanye West and 88 Keys produced track Diet Coke.Helmed by Shula The Don, the visual sees the pair enjoying a jungle setting with their high-end cars as their bars follow King Push’s original theme for the song. Continue reading

4/18/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: DJ Kayslay – Living Legend ft. Jadakiss, Queen Latifah & Bun B

Keith Grayson professionally known as DJ Kay Slay, was an American disc jockey and record executive from New York City. He is referred to by The New York Times as Hip Hop’s One-Man Ministry of Insults.Grayson was originally a prominent graffiti artist, having been featured in the 1983 hip hop documentary, Style Wars. One of Grayson’s better known tags was Dez. Continue reading