Lifestyle

2/17/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION SHOW: Botter | Fall Winter 2024/2025

Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh’s Caribbean Couture evolves across mechanic uniforms, shredded suiting, and an all-new Reebok collection.BOTTER’s  Fall/Winter 2024 DARK WATERS collection is a fusion of cultures, representing its founders’ international heritage through music, fashion, and art. Continue reading

  1/15/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATION TUESDAY: How Lenny Kravitz Discovered He’s Black

Lenny Kravitz shares that he never thought about his parents being of different ethnicities until a pivotal moment in first grade. From that day forward Lenny realized he was Black, and that society would see him as only that. Continue reading

11/17/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION SPECIAL: NIGO, Pharrell and Jacob: The Interview (JOOPITER TV Original)

In recent interview Pharrell shares how Jacob the Jeweler introduced him to NIGO. NIGO  highlights JOOPITER’s most recent auction, selling pieces from his personal archive in the From Me to You collection. The trio sat down to discuss some of the pieces as well as just how far back Pharrell,… Continue reading

11/15/23 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ DANCE PARTY: Omarion and King Tight vs Storyboard P

League of Unreal Dancing featured Story Board P, Omarion and King Tight. Storyboard P had it out for Omarion and King Tight, to show the style of ALIEN within the Flex community.  Continue reading

11/11/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: New Balance 580 GORE-TEX “Black Magnet”

New Balance is getting ready for a harsher winter conditions with a GORE-TEX protected iteration that will safeguard against strong winds and rain.Arriving in a sleek, dark edition, the New Balance 580 comes in Black Magnet. Continue reading

10/31/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: SOPHNET. And Nike Zoom Vomero 5 “Soft Navy Pack”

Japanese clothing brand SOPHNET. is set to release a new series titled Soft Navy Pack, in celebration of its 24th anniversary.The pack includes a co-branded Nike Zoom Vomero 5 and a Cashmere Wool Duffle Coat in partnership with Gloverall. Continue reading

10/2/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Skarra Mucci ft. Yaniss Odua – Roots Rocks Reggae

 Skarra Mucci is back with a new album due for this autumn and has unveiled a first single entitled Roots Rock Reggae.Skarra Mucci invites his long-time friend Yaniss Odua, with whom he previously scored the hit Raggamuffin School, which has now reached several million streams. Continue reading

9/8/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Tremaine Emory To Open First Denim Tears Flagship Store in NYC

Tremaine Emory has announced plans to open Denim Tears inaugural flagship store in New York City.The artistic fashion label, which Tremaine Emory founded in 2019, will preview its retail outpost with a one day pop-up on September 9th.The brand will house the third installment of its Levi’s collaboration inside its… Continue reading

9/1/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: Air Jordan 1 Palomino Adult + Grade School

The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Palomino has finally surfaced via official Nike photography. Prepped as part of Jordan Brand retro roster for Fall 2023, the sneaker features an understated color scheme. Continue reading

8/23/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: April Skateboards x Nike SB Dunk Low Review

Today we are reviewing the April Skateboards collaboration with Nike SB. This is Shane O’Neill’s second collaboration with Nike SB, after the release of his own skate silhouette, the SB Shane.This dunk features the first ever chrome swoosh on an SB Dunk Low.  Continue reading

8/18/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: Asics Gel – Quantum Kinetic x Kiko Kostadinov

Kiko Kostadinov and Asics are much more than collaborators.The Asics Gel – Quantum Kinetic is in effect, the Japanese footwear brand’s interpretation of Kiko Kostadinov’s work.The upper achieves this through an intricately layered construction, which borrows from a total of four different franchises: the Gel-Nimbus, the Gel-Kinsei, the Gel-Kushon and most… Continue reading

7/7/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Thom Browne | Haute Couture Fall Winter 2023/2024 | Full Show

Thom Browne presented his debut Haute Couture Collection in Paris for Fall/Winter 2023. Staged at the Opéra Garnier, Thom Browne brought the drama to the theater in various shades of grey, focusing on silhouette and movement in all its pieces. Continue reading

6/29/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Janelle Monae: Whether I Show Skin or Not, I Won’t Adjust My Freedom for Your Comfort

In this episode of What’s Underneath, actress and singer Janelle Monáe honors every version of themself by bringing back their iconic tuxedo, a symbol of her early career, only to shed it once again as a celebration of her newfound freedom in her body and sensuality. Continue reading

6/21/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Louis Vuitton Men’s Spring-Summer 2024 Fashion Show by Pharrell Williams in Paris

Pharrell Williams debut as the new Louis Vuitton Menswear Creative Director is finally here and it did not disappoint.Bringing all the stops, Pharrell brought his global audience to the Pont Neuf bridge in Paris to present his first collection for the French luxury house.The invitation alluded to a theme that celebrated… Continue reading

5/11/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: adidas Y3 Ready To Launch Performance Running Line For Summer 2023

Yohji Yamamoto have been bringing the sneaker ecosystem one of the longest running collaborations to date, fusing the 3-Stripes performance catalog with avant-garde design.Taking on the sport for the very first time in the two entities collaborative journey, the Y-3 Summer 2023 collection reimagines the German sportswear brand’s lineup of… Continue reading

1/18/23 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: A$AP Bari Interview | Vlone, A$AP Rocky, A$AP Yams, Fashion, Virgil Abloh

 A$AP Bari’s presence is immediately felt. I’m on my Ye shit, he says with a smirk, as the word architect isn’t enough to describe the fashion designer, mogul and creative director. To be different at all times is what he set out to accomplish in life and looking back, he’s… Continue reading

12/11/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE SPECIAL: Yasiin Bey At The Men’s Fall-Winter 2021 Show | LOUIS VUITTON

Louis Vuitton’s Fall/Winter 2021 show starred Yasiin Bey, which premiered during a livestream event on YouTube early Thursday morning.When sharing the full list of credits for the show dubbed Peculiar Contrast, Perfect Light—artistic director Virgil Abloh said his  “whole being has been poured out” into this film.Happy Birthday Yasiin Bey! Continue reading

11/21/22 O&A NYC HEALTH AND FITNESS: Jean Titus- Workout for G.A.M. (Grown Ass Men)

Meet Jean Titus, a 50 plus year-old fitness consultant from Washington DC whose body would be enviable even in men half his age. In order to maintain his Adonis-like frame Titus trains for an hour and a half, five days per week, and eats an impressive 3,400 calories per day. Continue reading

10/20/22 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: The Simpsons x adidas Superstar

The Simpson has remained on the air for several generations. Iconic characters the likes of Ned Flanders and Bart Simpson have made a lasting impression on fans young and old, but not just by way of the show’s half hour runtime.For their latest joint effort with The Simpsons, the Three… Continue reading

6/3/22 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ SPORTS REVIEW: Sha’Carri Richardson battles Thompson-Herah in star-studded early season duel | NBC Sports

Olympic champ Elaine Thompson-Herah edges out American Sha’Carri Richardson in the women’s 100m at the Prefontaine Classic in a potential World Championship finals preview. Continue reading

4/30/22 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: Supreme x Nike Air Zoom Flight 95 SP

Supreme is teasing yet another collaboration with the brand, this time for one of the first shoes to popularize Nike Zoom Air technology.The streetwear brand debuted the Supreme x Nike Air  Zoom 95 in a vibrant blue, black and tan colorway. Continue reading

4/30/22 O&A NYC MAGAZINE SUNDAY SPRING BRUNCH: How To Make Fried Crab Bites

Chef Matt (a self taught Home Chef from Virginia) has a passion for cooking and sharing my creations. “Too many of us have drifted away from the kitchen – and my goal is to change that! Let’s Make It Happen!”  Continue reading

4/20/22 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Happy 420 Day- Try Making Pot Brownies!

 By Walter Rutledge Spring has sprung and what better way to celebrate 420 Day than with good old fashion Pot Brownies. This was a staple in hippy dippy 1960’s and the “Say it loud I’m stoned and I’m proud” 1970’s. If baking and getting stoned are on your list of… Continue reading

4/3/22 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: They Make The World’s Most EXCLUSIVE Hats 👀 | Hat Club

This episode of My Hustle is sponsored by Rainbow Six Siege. Discover the ins and outs of Hat Club, the original membership based store for custom hats of all kinds. See just how loyal the Hat Club community is as they camp out for days to get their hands on… Continue reading

3/24/22 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ HBO DOCUMENTARY TRAILER: Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off | Official Trailer | HBO

HBO chronicles the life and career of Tony Hawk in Until The Wheels Fall Off documentary.Featuring new interviews with Tony Hawk and other legendary skateboarders, along with never before seen footage. Continue reading

1/14/22 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: Tom Sachs’ NikeCraft General Purpose Shoe

In the realm of footwear, Tom Sachs is well respected for this knack for producing striking collaborations with Nike’s most notably the NikeCraft Mars Yard.2022 appears to be the year that he reunites with the Swoosh to release a brand new Tom Sachs x NikeCraft General Purpose Shoe. Continue reading

(Repost) 1/7/21 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: In My Father’s Footsteps

Every time we have a real snowstorm it brings back one the most lasting and endearing early memories I have of my father. I was six years old; we lived in a quiet residential Northeast Bronx neighborhood. (Yes there are quiet neighborhoods in New York City.) Back then we didn’t… Continue reading

10/1/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY:J. Cole – Heaven’s EP

J. Cole is a Hip Hop artist, singer, songwriter and record producer. J.Cole is regarded as one of the most influential rappers of his generation. Born on a military base in Germany and raised in Fayetteville,North Carolina.J.Cole initially gained recognition as a rapper following the release of his debut mixtape, The Come… Continue reading

10/1/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION:Salehe Bembury x New Balance YURT Campaign

Salehe Bembury and New Balance unveil their collaborative Universal Communication Pack.This is turned tangible by way of an extensive set of pieces inclusive of many apparel standouts as well as three colorways of the newly created 574 Yurt. Continue reading

9/27/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY:Ari Lennox – Pressure

Ari Lennox is an R&B artist from Washington D.C.She is the first female artist to be signed to J.Cole’s record label, Dreamville Records.She released her first EP on the label in 2016, when she began gaining recognition. Her debut studio album Shea Butter Baby followed in 2019. Continue reading

9/18/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR:Saquon Barkley 2021 Nike Air Trainer 3

Saquon Barkley of the New York Giants took the field for the Giants this past Sunday against the Denver Broncos, taking snaps for the first time since tearing his ACL in September of 2020. Continue reading

9/12/21 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY:Tamela Mann ft.First Baptist Church of Glenarden -Take Me to The King

Take Me to The King  is by Contemporary Gospel artist Tamela Mann.Take Me to The King was released on June 12, 2012 as the lead single from Tamela Mann’s third studio album, Best Days. Continue reading

9/2/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY Pt.1:Morning, Noon and Night with Nigel Sylvester

The Go All Day video series was conceptualized and written by Nigel Slyvester and Glenn PP Milligan, with support from Gatorade. Shout out to everyone who helped make the series a reality, to Nigel friends who appeared in the videos and to DONNIS, for providing music for the series. Continue reading

8/25/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ SPORTS MEETS LUXURY FASHION:Louis Vuitton Bike | Louis Vuitton

  Louis Vuitton has teamed up with Maison TAMBOITE,  an artisanal, Paris based bike-maker to craft a selection of fashion punched two wheelers.Both models arrive in a slew of colorways, including shades of graphite, yellow, red, blue and brown. Continue reading

8/25/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR:What The Nike Presto Releases On August 27th

Nike Sportswear decides to give the Nike Presto the What The treatment! The classic silhouette made its first debut 21 years ago, and it’s no surprise that Nike is releasing the What The Nike Presto sooner than you think. Continue reading

8/17/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Supreme Fall/Winter 2021 Lookbook

Supreme did a collaboration with Metropolitan Transportation Authority subway train.Supreme also released its official full Fall/Winter 2021 lookbook.Supreme’s spotlight Fall/Winter 2021 styles include a series of apparel in collaboration with the NewYork Yankees complete with a 700-Fill GORE-TEX jackets. Continue reading

7/20/21 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: Inside Lenny Kravitz’s Brazilian Farm Compound

Lenny Kravitz takes us on a tour of his incredible Brazilian farm compound. Continue reading

7/19/21 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Giannis Antetokounmpo- 10 Things You Need To Know

Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo was born in Greece to Nigerian parents. The professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) began playing basketball for the youth teams of Filathlitikos in Athens. Continue reading

7/2/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION:Rick Owens Menswear Spring/Summer 2022

Rick Owens Menswear Spring Summer 2022 Full Menswear Digital Runway fashion Show. Continue reading

7/1/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Champion and Tremaine Emory Unite to Celebrate The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater

Champion has announced a new collaboration with Tremaine Emory  to release a new collection titled Champion Tears.The collection is based around Champion’s Reverse Weave fabrics and its historic archive, with Emory also taking influence from the influential Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Continue reading

5/18/21 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FOOTWEAR: CLOT x Nike Air Max 1 “K.O.D. CHA”

CLOT has now revealed the official release date for its Nike Air Max 1 K.O.D. CHA collaboration. The brown tones found on the shoe are inspired by seven necessities of Chinese life, drinking tea.CLOT has also revealed a special packaging drawn from the original K.O.D. exclusive to Friends & Family only. Continue reading

5/4/21 O&A NYC AUTOMOBILE: 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV

As the world’s first zero emissions, zero limits all-electric supertruck, the revolutionary HUMMER EV Pickup is engineered to conquer nearly any terrain. Now meet the next all-electric supertruck—the revolutionary 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV. Continue reading

2/12/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Protoje ft. Koffee – Switch It Up

Protoje is a contemporary Reggae artist from Jamaica. His mother is Jamaican artist Lorna Bennett, best for her rendition of Breakfast in Bed. His father is a former Calypso king from the island Saint Vincent. Continue reading

12/9/20 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Bells, Bows, Gifts, Trees

flips his “Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels” hit from 2019 into the sleigh-worthy holiday bop “Bells, Bows, Gifts, Trees” with an equally electrifying music video. Continue reading

11/25/20 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FOOTWEAR: Nike Air Max 95 OG “Neon”

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr The Nike Airmax 95 is celebrating 25 years of pure excellence all 2020. We’ve seen a couple of collabs, as well as an emergence of new colorways, come onto the suede heavy hitter. The Nike Air Max 95 OG Neon is finally making a return in the… Continue reading

10/13/20 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FOOTWEAR: Chewbacca’s adidas Rivalry Hi

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Running through the gamut of every main character, Star Wars and adidas have readied a brand new collaboration that honors the fictional franchise’s most iconic Wookiee: Chewbacca. Highlighting the every classic Rivalry as their silhouette of choice, they morph Chewie into footwear format by coating the overlays… Continue reading

8/12/20 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: House Of Latex Project PSA (1994)

 This Public Service Announcement was created in 1994 for the Ballroom Community one year after the first ever House of Latex Ball in 1993. Continue reading

8/4/20 O&A NYC AUTOMOBILE: The 2020 Maserati Levante Trofeo is the Italian Jeep Trackhawk

2020 Maserati Levante Trofeo review by The Straight Pipes. The Maserati Levante Trofeo is pumping out 590hp and 538 lb-ft tq from a Twin Turbo 3.8L V8. Sitting at a pricey $170,210 tell us, would this be your pick over the Jeep Trackhawk, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, BMW X5M Competition, or the Mercedes-AMG… Continue reading

8/3/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN LEARNING: YelloPain – My Vote Dont Count

YelloPain explains why you MUST VOTE and why local, city and state elections do matter. This video shows you how your vote makes a difference. So the next time a misinformed person says, “Obama did do enough for black people”. You can explain how government works and and who actually makes… Continue reading

8/2/20 O&A NYC GRILLING FOR THE WEEKEND: Hawaiian Chicken Skewers (with Video)

These Hawaiian Chicken Skewers are a fun and easy to prepare summer grilling treat. Say aloha to what will become everyone’s favorite BBQ skewers. Continue reading

7/19/20 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Denzel Washington Shares The Encounter with the Holy Spirit

The son of an ordained minister actor Denzel Washington share being filled with the Holy Spirit. Continue reading

7/13/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Paris is Burning – Deleted Scenes Outtakes

Paris Is Burning deleted scenes and outakes including interview with Marcel Christian and footage of Avis Pendavis and Dorian Corey battling.   Continue reading

(Repost) 1/7/22 O&A NYC FASHION: Naomi Campbell- Best Runway Walk

The groundbreaking supermodel Naomi Campbell doing what she does best! Continue reading

7/8/20 O&A NYC ENTERTAINMENT: Noah’s Arc Reunion Q&A: Darryl Stephens, Jensen Atwood, Rodney Chester, More

The cast and creator of Noah’s Arc discuss the show and their lives with ‘Queer Eye’s’ Karamo Brown. Continue reading

6/15/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Life After Paris Is Burning

Paris is Burning is a 1990 documentary featuring the NYC ballroom scene. The good, the bad, and the ugly. Continue reading

6/2/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: 6 Things Black Men Tell Their Sons About Traffic Stops

READ CAREFULLY! These six observations on what to do when you are pulled over during a police traffic stop can save your African- American/Latino son’s life. Continue reading

5/18/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN HEALTHY CHOICES WITH SIMEON PANDA: What I Eat To Stay Shredded Year Round (I Eat This Daily!)

Nutrition is one of the most important elements of a bodybuilding/workout  regiment. master trainer and physique model Simeon Panda shares his diet routine. Continue reading

5/14/20 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: KITH x Nike Air Force 1 Friends & Family Raffle

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Five pairs of  KITH and  Nike’s Air Force One collaboration are now being raffled off for charity. Limited to 100 pairs in total, the style was originally bequeathed to personal friends of Ronnie Fieg and other individuals in the KITH inner circle. Continue reading

5/19/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Kobe Bryant- How He Became The Best

Kobe Bryant shares powerful life advice that shaped how he became the best. Sacrifices were made so that he could achieve his dream. Absolute dedication to being your greatest self is the key to success. Continue reading

(Repost) 5/8/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: The A- Z of Dance

A-Z of Dance shows you how to set hearts alight and clubs on fire. Shot on the streets and rooftops of sunny LA, float like an Arabesque, spin like a B-Boy, wobble like a Chicken Noodle Soup… it’s time to step up! In a very special project for i-D and… Continue reading

5/4/20 O&A NYC AUTOMOBILE: The 2020 McLaren GT- The $250,000 Ultra-Luxury McLaren

McLaren cars typically emphasize performance, but luxury takes the driver’s seat with the automaker’s deluxe GT. Continue reading

5/7/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN BRUNCH: Easy Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry Tart

This Easy Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry Tart is a delicious appetizer or brunch recipe made with frozen puff pastry and Traditional Smoked Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon. Continue reading

5/6/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN WORKOUT: 10 Minute Resistance Band Full Body Workout 

The Lockdown shouldn’t prevent you from maintaining or improving your workout. Here is an at home workout routine you can use to hit your full body in only 10 minutes! Continue reading

5/5/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN BRUNCH: Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Does anything beat homemade pancakes in the morning? Nope. These buttermilk pancakes are perfect: Not too sweet and loaded with blueberries in every. single. bite. Continue reading

5/2/20 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Fendi Men’s Spring/Summer 2020 Fashion Show

For the Fendi Men’s Spring/Summer 2020 Collection, Creative Director Silvia Venturini Fendi brings the Fendi man en plein air, out of the virtual space and of the overwhelming immateriality that is so pervasive in the life of today. Continue reading

5/1/20 O&A NYC AUTOMOBILE: The 2020 Ferrari Roma

Bellissimo! Magnifico! Stupendo! All of these exclamatory Italian adjectives apply to the positively beautiful Ferrari Roma. The shapely coupe is the latest model to come out of the company’s Maranello headquarters and named after the country’s capital—Rome. While its sheetmetal recalls Ferraris from the 50s and 60s, the grand tourer also hides serious… Continue reading

4/28/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN BRUNCH: Mango, Berry & Banana Smoothie

Mango, Berry & Banana Smoothie is both tasty, and healthy, too: Coconut water is high in potassium and other electrolytes And Flaxseeds are a good source of beneficial omega-3s. Continue reading

4/28/20 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Nike Daybreak Type N.354 “Cactus Flower”

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Nike’s conceptual N.354 series is making a pivot towards a fellow Sportswear model with the introduction of the Daybreak Type. Additionally the heels which host its N.354 branding, as well as the shoe strings are dialed down to a neutral Midnight Navy. If you’re looking to… Continue reading

(Repost) 4/23/20 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: Vin Diesel Pictures And Video- Body Transformation From Age 2 to 49

Vin Diesel training skills and workout body transformation from age 2 to his present physique.  Continue reading

3/15/20 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: Open House TV- George Faison’s West Harlem Firehouse Theater

Nestled on a small street just one block off Harlem internationally renowned 125 at 6 Hancock Place is the Faison Firehouse Theater. The nearly 32-foot-wide former firehouse built in the Beaux-Arts style in 1909 was converted into a performing arts center and the stunning home of  Tony and Emmy Award winning choreographer and… Continue reading

3/13/20 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Nike Announces Air Max Day 2020 Releases

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Nike Sportswear has announced its slate of Air Max Day 2020 releases, centered around the 30th anniversary of the Air Max 90 and the introduction of the Air Max 2090.An annual celebration of Nike‘s most famous technology, Air Max Day occurs every year on March 26. Continue reading

2/22/20 O&A NYC WITH WALESTLYEZ FASHION: Air Jordan 2 Rivals

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr One part clean colorways and the other strong storytelling, Jordan Brand’s many offerings have evolved by leaps and bounds in the past few years, retelling the origins of the Air Jordan 1 with 2020’s newly crafted 1985 shape after laying the foundation with a wealth of… Continue reading

12/23/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Colin Kaepernick x Nike Air Force 1

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Colin Kaepernick’s upcoming Nike Air Force 1 collaboration reveal interesting details most notably that the date of his first kneeling in protest of police brutality, August 14, 2016, is visible on the outsole of the right shoe.  Continue reading

11/13/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: $35,000 Air Jordan Sneakers! 1 of 2 Pairs Nike DB Freestyle 2019!

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Nike x Doernbecher Freestyle event for 2019 this year again, and there was some interviews with the amazing kids that designed their very own Nike sneakers! In this video the kids describe the design process with Nike and their inspiration behind each sneaker. Continue reading

10/17/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: The North Face Purple Label Adds Camo Fur

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr The North Face Purple Label adds camouflage within its fur indulging onto the outerwear and accessories.The North Face Purple Label is back once again, this time showcasing three outdoor accessories that come with lush camo fur – the Frontier Cap, Field Shoulder Bag and Field Pouch. Continue reading

9/30/19 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: Vin Diesel Pictures And Video From Age 2 to 49

Vin Diesel training skills and workout body transformation from age 2 to his present physique.  Continue reading

9/25/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Nike Air Max 90 “New Species”

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Nike is gearing up to transfer some reptilian character to this impending iteration of the Air Max 90. Fittingly dubbed the New Species, these Maxes are constructed with a platinum grey suede upper featuring tonal scales arranged on its tongues, lateral panels, and toe tips.This shoe… Continue reading

9/20/19 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Richie vs Sage BattleFest 35

Richie vs Sage BattleFest 35 Continue reading

9/10/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Malcolm X After Return From Mecca

Malcolm X speaks on his ideologies after his return from his pilgrimage to Mecca and his presentation to the U.N. Continue reading

9/4/19 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Crisis vs Crime: DL Hughley Compares America’s Response To Opioid and Crack

Comedian DL Hughley compares America’s public and legal response to the Opioid and Crack in Crisis vs Crime. Continue reading

9/3/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION MEETS SPORTS: PJ Tucker and Marcus Jordan Talk the History of Air Jordans | Sole Origins

By Adewale Adekanbi ComplexCon Chicago debut the Zen Booth created a visual homage to the Jordan Brand legacy. Lucky attendees who signed up for the Zen App got a chance to win a pair of Jordans and be part of its history. This episode feature commentary by PJ Tucker, Marcus… Continue reading

8/31/19 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Naomi Campbell “My Emotional Return To The Maison Valentino Runway During Paris Fashion Week”

“See how the Maison Valentino show during Paris Fashion Week came to life and witness up close, Pierpaolo’s creative genius and his beautiful creations. Closing this show for the legendary Valentino house after 14 years, with the most unbelievably diverse cast, was an experience and an honor I will cherish… Continue reading

8/28/19 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Fedilia’s Dilemma- By Fedilia The Fiend

Fedilia is a drug addict who suffers from Schizophrenia due to high drug use, in this song she introduces herself to the world and explains why she always relapses. Continue reading

8/26/29 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The New Girl in the Office (1960)

The New Girl in the Office (1960), a drama about the hiring of the first white-collar African American worker at a manufacturing plant. Produced by President’s Committee on Government Contracts. Featuring Ed Asner, Lou Gossett, Clarice Taylor and Gail Fisher as The New Girl. Continue reading

8/24/19 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Balenciaga Fall Winter 2019-2020 Full Womenswear and Menswear Runway Fashion Show

Balenciaga Fall Winter 2019- 2020 Full Womenswear and Menswear Runway Fashion Show collection by Demna Gvasalia 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… Continue reading

8/15/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Sacai x Nike Blazer Mid And LDWaffle Releases

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr The collaborative Sacai x Nike footwear collection will release with an accompanying apparel capsule. Apparel pieces also reflect the hybrid aesthetic of the sneakers, including Windrunner jackets transformed into skirts and shorts. Continue reading

8/11/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Moose Knuckles x Roy Woods

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Moose Knuckles, Canada’s cult favorite outerwear brand and Roy Woods, Toronto’s swoon-worthy R&B singer, team up to drop a limited release capsule collection. The collaboration debuts with the premiere of a mini documentary-style campaign, offering an inside look at Woods’ background and creative influences, and a… Continue reading

8/7/19 O&A NYC HEALTH AND WELLNESS WITH SIMEON PANDA: Simeon Panda- TRX For Beginners- The 6 Best Starter Exercises 

Physique model and master trainer Simeon Panda share 6 beginner exercises for TRX. Continue reading

8/7/19 O&A NYC AUTOMOBILE: The 2019 Bugatti Chiron

Bugatti Chiron: with a price tag of over 3.26 million dollars this is the grand dame of supercars. Continue reading

8/6/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Nike And ‘Stranger Things’ Release Third Collaborative Collection

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr An amazing look for the Nike Blazer Mid and Nike third Stranger’s Things capsule is set to get a wider release this month.The Nike x Stranger Things Starcourt Mall Collection will be comprised of a Nike Cortez, Nike Tailwind 79 and Nike Blazer Mid. The sneakers are set… Continue reading

8/3/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Nike Shox BB4 Retro

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Made famous by Vince Carter in 2000 and brought back by both Vinsanity and Drizzy Drake, the  is officially happening.The famous Black/Metallic Silver-Lapis drop that started it all at retail.Looking every bit identical to the OG these are coming fast after a long wait.Look for the… Continue reading

8/3/19 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Dashaun Wesley King Of Vogue

Dashaun Wesley, the King of Vogue, performs an improv vogue dance in collaboration with YOPOOSH. Continue reading

7/30/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: 1930’s Harlem- When Harlem Was The Cultural Mecca

1930s Harlem, New York City captures  richness of Harlem life in the 1930’s. Scenes of the Cotton Club, Duke Ellington and band; and the daily lives of Black people living in the African- American cultural Mecca- Harlem. Continue reading

7/29/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: FILA’s NYC Explore Pop-Up

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Fila’s pop-up shop is a celebration of the modern explorer. The pop-up, which runs from July 26 – August 11 at 428 Broadway in SoHo, will have dedicated installations guiding visitors through eco-zones ranging from Canyons, Mountains, Woods, and culminating in Elements. Continue reading

7/27/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: The Kyrie Irving x SpongeBob INSANE SNEAKER Collaboration With Nike

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr. Crafted in collaboration with Nike, the Kyrie Irving x SpongeBob SquarePants collection celebrates Kyrie’s love for one of television’s most memorable shows, officially bringing Bikini Bottom to the basketball court for the first time. Continue reading

7/24/19 O&A NYC DANCE: Dance Of The Village Elders At R.A.I.N. Nereid Senior Center

By Adewale Adekanbi The Dance Of The Village Elders, a dance and fitness project for seniors, concluded a five-month residency with a finale performance on Thursday June 27, 2019. The project, part of the SuCasa arts for seniors program, sponsored by the Bronx Council On The Arts in conjunction with… Continue reading

7/21/19 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: ‘Coming to America’ Nike Zoom Freak 1

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr Giannis Antetokounmpo has been seen in a handful of colorways inspired by everything from his family to the Milwaukee Bucks. The latest colorway of the Greek Freak’s debut signature to surface is inspired by one of his favorite movies, Coming to America. Continue reading

7/16/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Tina Turner- My Love Story

Tina Turner—the long-reigning queen of rock & roll and living legend—sets the record straight about her illustrious career and complicated personal life in this eye-opening and compelling memoir. Continue reading

7/15/19 O&A NYC DINNER FOR TWO: Lobster Wontons

Lobster Wontons are an easy & tasty appetizer or light dinner that won’t break the bank!  Continue reading

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