2/22/24 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURSDAY: If Lovin You Is Wrong I Don’t Want To Be Right

Luther Thomas Ingram was R&B and Soul artist. His most successful record,If Loving You Is Wrong, I Don’t Want To Be Right, reached No. 1 on the Billboard R&B Chart and No. 3 on the Hot 100 in 1972. Continue reading

2/14/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Busta Rhymes, Mariah Carey ft. Flipmode Squad – I Know What You Want


I Know What You Want  is  by Hip Hop artist  Busta Rhymes featuring Mariah Carey. Also  featuring verses from Rhymes group Flipmode Squad: Spliff Star, Baby Sham, Rah Digga and Rampage. Produced by Rick Rock, it was released on February 24, 2003 as the second single from Rhymes’ sixth album It Ain’t Safe No More. Continue reading

2/12/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Usher – Nice and Slow

Nice and Slow is by R&B artist Usher’s second album, My Way. Released on January 6, 1998 by LeFace and Arista, the song became Usher’s first number-one single on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.The song was written by Usher, Brian Casey of the R&B group Jagged Edge, Manuel Seal Jr. and Jermaine Dupri. Continue reading

2/6/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Usher ft. Pheelz – Ruin

Usher and Pheelz have teamed up for the music video Ruin. Described as an Afrobeats and Amapiano-infused R&B track  the Pheelz produced tune finds the two musicians wondering where a promising romance took a turn for the worst. Continue reading

1/26/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Chlöe, Chris Brown – How Does It Feel

How Does It Feel is by r&b artist Chlöe featuring Chris Brown. It was released on February 24, 2023 as the second single and seventh track from her debut studio album, In Pieces. Continue reading

1/22/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Jennifer Lopez – Can’t Get Enough

Can’t Get Enough is by R&B artist Jennifer Lopez. It was released on January 12, 2024, by Nuyorican Productions and BMG as the first single from her upcoming ninth studio album This Is Me Now Continue reading

12/7/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) (Duet with John Legend)

Capitol Records release A Sentimental Christmas With Nat “King” Cole and Friends: Cole Classics Reimagined on October 29. Inspired by the historic live virtual Unforgettable duet performance by John Legend, the new album weaves restored Nat King Cole vocal recordings with new arrangements and contemporary vocalists to create a beautiful collection of duets of holiday classics. Continue reading

12/5/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Brandy – Christmas Party for Two

Brandy has kicked off the holiday season early with her first-ever original Christmas song, Christmas Party for Two.The lead single off her Christmas With Brandy album, which is set to drop on November 10 on Motown Records, gets fans into the full Yuletide spirit with a little bit of a sexy twist. Continue reading

11/20/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Lucky Daye – That’s You

Lucky Daye has returned with a new single, That’s You. The track arrives as his first release of the year, following his third studio album Candytrip.For the single, Daye linked up with another force in the R&B space: Bruno Mars. Rather than appearing on the song, however, Mars served as its co-writer and producer. Continue reading

11/10/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Rotimi – Bestie

Bestie is Rotimi’s first solo song release of the year. It’s his first proper single since I Do, which appeared on both the standard and deluxe versions of his debut album, All or Nothing released in 2021.  Continue reading