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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8/9/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN LEARNING- MUSIC: Soul Deep 2 Presents Sam Cooke and the Gospel Highway (2005)

Gospel singer Sam Cooke changed pop music forever and set the standard for every artist that followed him.
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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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6/27/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Teyana Taylor – Wake Up Love ft. Iman

Teyana Taylor just released a new video for Wake Up Love, in which she reveals some big news: she’s expecting baby number two with husband Iman Shumpert, who is also featured in the song. Wake Up Love marks the newest single off Taylor’s forthcoming third full-length, The Album. Continue reading

SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: James Brown and Friends – Set Fire To The Soul (1987)

James Brown and Aretha Franklin perform together on stage for the first time. They are joined by Wilson Pickett, Joe Cocker, Robert Palmer, and Billy Vera who are interviewed with Franklin before the concert. Taped at the Taboo Club, Detroit.
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4/24/20 O&A NYC WITH SONG OF THE DAY: Black Coffee & David Guetta – Drive feat. Delilah Montagu

Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo who stage name is Black Coffee is a well renowned South African DJ, music producer, singer and songwriter. Black Coffee became prominent after participating in the 2004 Red Bull Music Academy held in Cape Town. In September 2015, he won the Breakthrough DJ of the Year award. 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

8/21/19 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: August 21 – August 28, 2019

New York City is in vacation mode that means everyone is taking it easy and savoring lazy warm afternoons and warm humid nights. We have great events indoors and out and many are free!  Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

8/20/19 O&A NYC MUSIC TRIBUTE: James Brown – It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World (Official Animated Video)

An animated tribute to James Brown‘s 1966 Mega-hit It’s A Man’s World. Continue reading