10/31/20 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Blaq Jerzee,Wizkid – Arizona

SJW Entertainment presents the official visuals for Arizona from its newly signed artist Blaq Jerzee featuring StarBoy WizKid. Video directed by Nelsonegh. Continue reading

8/24/20 O&A NYC DANCE… AND MORE: Peace One Love- Bringing Brooklyn Together

By Walter Rutledge

Dance has always been a catalyst for change. In 1936 Martha Graham created her masterwork Chronicles as a weapon against the rising menace of fascism in Germany. In 1959 Donald McKayle’s Rainbow Round My Shoulder evoked the hopelessness and inequality of Black men on a southern prison chain gang. On Saturday August 29 Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn (also known as Creative Outlet or just C.O.) will also use the power of dance to heal a community with Peace One Love, an afternoon of the arts celebrating the spirit of the now internationally recognized Black Lives Matter movement.   Continue reading

5/30/19 O&A NYC WHATS HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND: May 30th through June 3, 2019

The weather is warming as the days are getting longer this gives New Yorkers are time to be out and about. We have a tribute to an R&B legend at the legendary Apollo Theater, a first Saturday celebration in Brooklyn and seniors dancing in Harlem. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

10/14/18 O&A NYC 10 Most Popular African Dance Styles (2018)

Africa, the continent with rich and diverse cultures and traditions, and one of the more fun and vibrant traditions is dance. Dance has been one of many forms of expression, storytelling and enjoyment across the continent, and alongside traditional dances, so here are the 10 Most Popular African Dance Styles. Continue reading

8/25/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Shatta Wale – Ayoo

Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr is a Ghanian producer and reggae dance – hall artist. He is known by his stage name Shatta Wale. He is best known song is Dancehall King, which led to winning the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the Ghana Music Awards. Continue reading