Music

2/24/21/ O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Milli Jackson – Something You Can Feel (Apollo Theater)

Milli Jackson is a singer, actress and comedian. She is especially known for her raucous “Blue Light” concerts Continue reading

2/24/21 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: DMX – Where The Hood At?

Where The Hood At? is by Hip Hop artist DMX, released as the second single from his fifth studio album Grand Champ.The anthemic lead single, Where the Hood At,is precisely modeled after previous DMX rallying calls like Ruff Ryder Anthem,What’s My Name and Who We Be. Continue reading

2/19/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Luther Vandross – A House Is Not A Home Live

The song was recorded by R&B artist Luther Vandross on his 1981 debut album Never Too Much.His performance of the song at the 1988 NAACP Awards telecast would bring Dionne Warwick to tears. Continue reading

2/18/21 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURSDAY: Earth, Wind & Fire – Boogie Wonderland

Boogie Wonderland is a single by Earth,Wind & Fire with The Emotions, released in April 1979 on  Columbia Records.The song peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 2 on the Hot Soul Singles chart.Boogie Wonderland was certified Gold in the USA. Continue reading

2/16/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Grover Washington – Mister Magic Live

Mister Magic is the fourth album by jazz saxophonist Grover Washington Jr., released in February 1975. The album topped both the soul and jazz albums chart and peaked at number ten on the pop chart. Continue reading

2/14/21 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Soundies: Jazz And Jive (1940s)

Soundies were an early form of music video. Developed prior to television, they played on 16mm film projectors that were viewed on small screens like a video jukebox and captured some of the top artists of the day. Continue reading

2/13/21 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Magical Africa Rain Dance

“This was in light of the during the Western Cape drought and I performed the Rain Dance in the middle of the Theewaterskloof Dam, of which is the main reservoir that had dried up.About a week or two after dancing at the reservoir, it started raining in the Western Cape.”–… Continue reading

2/13/21 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY: Frances Davis- Her Story (Life Before & After Miles)

Frances Taylor Davis shares her life history as a pioneering dancer with Katherine Dunham Dance Company, her marriage to Miles Davis and renewal after as a survivor. 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

2/12/21 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Passage – DTH On Demand

The Dance Theatre of Harlem premiered Passage, choreography by Claudia Schreier, during the 2019 DTH 50th anniversary season. Continue reading

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