3/27/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: De La Soul ft. Estelle and Pete Rock – Memory Of Us

De La Soul is a Hip Hop group formed in 1988 in the Amityville area of Long Island, NewYork.They are best known for their eclectic sampling, quirky lyrics and contributions to the evolution of the Jazz Rap and Alternative Hip Hop subgenres.  Continue reading

3/7/15 O&A Its Saturday- Anything Goes: Music From Empire

It is Saturday

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Empire, the fox musical drama television series, is breaking records every week. The hour-long family drama created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong and starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, centers around a Hip hop music and Entertainment company, Empire Enterprises. One undeniable aspect of the show’s success is the music. Fox’s senior VP of TV Music Geoff Bywayer said to expect the fictional musical world to collide with the real musical world; “We want to make the world of ‘Empire’ almost feel like a real music-breathing entity.”  Continue reading