Music

1/4/23 SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: John Henry- Dance Theatre of Harlem

John Henry is the tale of the steel drivin’ man who fights against automation. He challenges the steam drill and wins, but dies with his hammer in his hand. Choreographed by DTH Co-founder Arthur Mitchell in 1988, his ballet is a testament to the singular perseverance that allowed the folk hero to triumph… Continue reading

2/2/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Regina Belle – Baby Come To Me

  Baby Come to Me is a 1989 R&B/Soul single by Regina Belle. Released on October 2, 1989 on Columbia Records.The song was written by Narada Michael Walden and Jeffrey Cohen and produced by Narada Michael Walden. Continue reading

1/30/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Janet Jackson – Every Time

Every Time is a song by Pop artist Janet Jackson from her sixth studio album, The Velvet Rope. It was released as the album’s sixth and final single in November 1998. The song has been described as a ballad that lyrically delves into the protagonist’s fear of love. Continue reading

1/29/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Something Has To Break- Kierra Sheard and Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Gospel singer and songwriter Kierra Sheard has a new song titled ‘Something Has To Break‘, accompanied by a video where she featured fellow singer Tasha Cobbs. Continue reading

1/27/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Queens Cast, Eve, Brandy – Rap Battle

Brandy and Eve stepped up to the mic on the latest episode of ABC’s Queens, and both stars took no prisoners as their characters on the show went bar for bar against each other in a thrilling rap battle. Continue reading

1/25/23 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIPHOP WEDNESDAY: NEMS, Ghostface Killah & Scram Jones – Don’t Ever Disrespect Me

Travis Leon commonly known as Gorilla Nems is a Hip Hop artist, content creator, entrepreneur and web series host, from Coney Island, Brooklyn,New York City. Known for his appearance on MTV2’s Fight Klub, catchphrase Bing-bong and Don’t Ever Disrespect Me. Continue reading

1/23/23 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Sparkle

With a plot inspired by the history of the Supremes, Sparkle is a period film set in Harlem, New York during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Continue reading

1/23/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Kali Uchis – I Wish You Roses

Kali Uchis has resurfaced with the melodic I Wish You Roses, which may mark the impending announcement of another album.”This song is about being able to release people with love,” Kali Uchis said. Continue reading

1/22/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Grover Washington Jr. – Newport Jazz Festival

Grover Washington Jr.  was a jazz-funk, soul-jazz saxophonist. Along with Wes Montgomery and George Benson, he is considered by many to be one of the founders of the smooth jazz genre. He wrote some of his material and later became an arranger and producer. Continue reading

1/22/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Darrell Winn- There Is a Balm in Gilead 

Darrell Winn singing There Is a Balm in Gilead at Family Worship Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Reverend Jimmy Swaggart arranged this beautiful rendition. Continue reading

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