2/4/22 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH SONG OF THE DAY: John Legend, The Roots Ft. Melanie Fiona, Common – Wake Up Everybody

Wake Up Everybody! is a collaborative song by R&B artist John Legend and Hip Hop band The Roots, released September 21, 2010, by GOOD Music and Columbia Records. It was produced by John Legend with band members Ahmir Questlove Thompson and James Poyser and features guest appearances by CL Smooth, Malik Yusef, Common and Melanie Fiona among others. Continue reading

10/27/21 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Common – When We Move ft. Black Thought, Seun Kuti

Common, Black Thoughts and Seun Kuti the youngest son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, celebrate black leadership and power at a grooving Seventies styled party in their new video for When We Move. It’s the second single from Common’s A Beautiful Revolution Pt.2 album. Continue reading

1/26/17 O&A WITH WaleStylez MOVIE TRAILER: John Wick: Chapter 2

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

John Wick: Chapter 2 is an upcoming action and thriller film. Its a sequel to the year-2014 movie John Wick: Chapter1. The movie was written by Derek Kolstad and directed by Chad Stahelski Continue reading

4/4/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez Movie Preview- Barbershop: The Next Cut – Official Trailer

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

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Barbershop: The Next Cut, released on April 15, 2016,  a direct sequel to the 2004 film Barbershop 2: Back in Business and the fourth film in the Barbershop film series. In this fourth installment Calvin, Eddie and the rest of the gang must work together to save their shop and their neighborhood from annoying trigger-happy gang members that roam the streets. Continue reading

12/3/15 O&A NYC With WaleStylez: The Wiz Live! Premiere Tonight

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr
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The long await live broadcast of the 1975 Tony Award winning musical The Wiz airs tonight. The special will star performers Queen Latifah in the role of the Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West, Uzo Aduba as Glinda the Good Witch, David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Ne-Yo as the Tin Man, Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow, Common as the Bouncer/Gatekeeper of the Emerald City and Stephanie Mills (who originated the role of Dorothy in The Wiz) as Aunt Em, among a number of other performers. It will also be the professional debut for actress Shanice Williams in the role of Dorothy Gale. Continue reading

2/24/15 O&A Inspirational Tuesday: John Legend and Common Perform Glory and the Documentary Selma – Montgomery March, 1965

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The performance and acceptance speech for Academy Award winner Glory. Plus Selma – Montgomery March, 1965 a rare documentary on the historic march.   Continue reading