10/13/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Miguel – Funeral

Miguel Jontel Pimentel is a songwriter, producer and actor. Raised in San Pedro, California he began pursuing a music career at age thirteen. After signing to Jive Records in 2007, Miguel released his debut studio album All I Want Is You, in November 2010. Continue reading

10/12/20 O&A NYC DIVA ALERT!: Knight, Labelle and Warwick- Sisters In The Name Of Love (1986)

R&B divas Gladys Knight, Pattie LaBelle, and Dionne Warwick share an evening of music and girl talk in this 1986 television special.  Continue reading

8/13/20 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Prince and Beyoncé perform Prince Medley (2004 Grammy Awards)

Beyoncé had a very good Feb. 8, 2004. She won five out of the six Grammy awards for which she’d been nominated, including Best R&B Song with “Crazy In Love” — and she spent five spirited minutes performing with Prince.
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7/28/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Janet Jackson – Any Time, Any Place

Janet Jackson performed the sultry ballad Any Time, Any Place written by Jackson with James Harris and Terry Lewis.
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5/7/20 THROWBACK THURSDAY: Spiral Staircase- More Today Than Yesterday

Spiral Staircase is best known for their 1969 Top 10 hit single (One Hit Wonder) More Today Than Yesterday. Pat Upton is the band’s songwriter and lead singer who died July 27, 2016 at age 75. Continue reading

4/7/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Anderson .Paak, Justin Timberlake – Don’t Slack (Trolls World Tour)

Justin Timberlake continues to team up with some of the biggest names in music for the Trolls World Tour Soundtrack, this time enlisting fellow GRAMMY Award winner Anderson.Paak and actress Anna Kendrick for the new Don’t Slack music video. Continue reading

1/5/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Justin Bieber – Yummy

Yummy is by Pop star Justin Bieber. It was released on January 3, 2020 along with a lyric video through Def Jam Recordings as the lead single from his upcoming fifth album. The song is Bieber’s first own single to be released in three years. Continue reading

9/28/19 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Motown Returns to The Apollo (1985)

Motown Returns to The Apollo (1985) a star studded celebration of the 50th anniversary and re-opening of The Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York. Proceeds from the concert went to the Africare/Ethiopian Relief Fund. The program received a 1985 for Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Program. Continue reading

9/23/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Normani Davis – Motivation

Motivation by R&B artist Normani Davis, released on August 16, 2019. The song was written by Ariana Grande, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Max Martin, Normani Davis, Savan Kotecha and produced by Salmanzadeh. The music video was released the same day. Continue reading