2/7/23 O&A NYC INSPIRATION TUESDAY: Maya Angelou- Still I Rise

“You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise.” – Maya Angelou Continue reading

2/23/17 O&A NYC WITH THROWBACK THURSDAY SONG OF DAY: Barry White – Practice What You Preach

Practice What You Preach, the number-one R&B single by singer Barry White from his 1994 album The Icon Is Love. The hit song spent three weeks at number-one on the R&B chart and reached 18 on the pop chart.The 1994 single also won a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Song of the Year. Continue reading

2/I/18 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURSDAY: Al Green- How Can You Mend a Broken Heart

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How Can You Mend a Broken Heart released on the 1972 album Let’s Stay Together is a cover song, originally performed by the Bee Gees and written by Barry and Robin Gibb. His rendition took the soul ballad to new levels of artistry and refinement. Continue reading