11/27/22 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite- Quantum of the Seas Orchestra

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On Christmas Eve, 2015, the Quantum of the Seas Orchestra performed the entire Duke Ellington version of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.
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11/27/22 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: CeCe Winans: Believe For It- A Live Worship Experience

The best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time, CeCe Winans, has cemented her status as one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in modern music history. Continue reading

11/25/22 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Alvin Ailey’s Revelations (1960),


Alvin Ailey’s masterwork Revelations (1960), one of the most recognizable modern dance works, remains a powerful testament to the human spirit. This cast includes Marilyn Banks, April Berry, Kevin Brown, Gary DeLoatch, Ralph Glenmore, Deborah Manning, Renee Robinson and Dudley Williams. 

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10/24/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Kirk Franklin, Maverick City Music – Bless Me (Live Performance)

Kirk Franklin shares the live video performance of Bless Me with Maverick City Music. The performance was recorded live from Vevo Studio. The track is from their collaborative project titled Kingdom Book. Continue reading

10/14/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: LIL Baby | Funk Flex | #Freestyle195

Lil Baby’s third studio album It’s Only Me is out today.The rapper headed to Hot 97 to take on Funkmaster Flex’s freestyle challenge for the third time. While he kept it short at just about 2-minutes, he delivered bars at a spit fire pace. Continue reading

10/10/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Chante Moore Live 2022 – Atlantic City Winery

During a decades-spanning career that began during the tail end of the new jack swing era, sophisticated vocalist Chanté Moore has placed over a dozen songs on Billboard’s R&B chart. At the age of 22, she was discovered by producer and executive Louil Silas, who signed her to Silas Records, his MCA subsidiary. Chanté Moore made an appearance at the Atlantic City Winery and killing her fans softly with wonderful melody. Continue reading

10/5/22 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Kendrick Lamar – Rich Spirit + N95 (Live From Saturday Night Live)

Kendrick Lamar stopped by SNL to perform a few hits from his fifth studio album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, including Rich Spirit, N95 and Father Time. Set in a minimal square room with a light blue spotlight and a white oscillating floor fan, Lamar opened the performance with the calm Rich Spirit. Continue reading

7/1/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: BET Legends Brandy & Lil Wayne Join Jack Harlow For The Culture | BET Awards ’22

Relive Jack Harlow’s 2022 BET Awards Performance featuring legends Brandy and Lil Wayne. This was a legendary moment for Jack Harlow.

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5/19/22 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Luther Vandross – Live At Wembley 1987 – If Only For One Night

Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr.  was an R&B artist, songwriter and record producer. He is noted for his sweet and soulful vocals. In addition to his popular work as a solo recording artist, Luther Vandross was also an in-demand background vocalist throughout his career for several artists, including Todd Rundgren, Judy Collins, Chaka Khan, Bette Midler, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Ben E. King, Stevie Wonder and Donna Summer. Continue reading

4/29/22 O&A NYC MAGAZINE SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Fikshun Vs King Havoc-BattleFest TV Series (Ep4)

Battle Fest started in the basements in the heart of Bedstuy and Flatbush Brooklyn. Like most of underground Black culture the Hip Hop Dance artform has exploded worldwide.  Continue reading