9/24/20 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Nina Simone – Sinnerman (1965)

Sinnerman is an African American traditional spiritual song that has been recorded by a number of performers and has been incorporated in many other of the media and arts. The lyrics describe a sinner attempting to hide from divine justice on judgement day. It was recorded by Nina Simone in 1965.Rest in peace to Breonna Taylor…. Continue reading

9/13/20 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ: Untamed Elegance – Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Watch the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis commemorate the Jazz Age with Untamed Elegance a suite composed by master saxophonist and veteran JLCO member Victor Goines. Continue reading

9/11/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Yanis Marshall “Love Hangover” Diana Ross- Heels Intensive Paris

“I’m so excited to share some of the material I’ve been working on earlier this summer for 3 weeks with my Advanced heels intensive program in Paris, France !” @yanismarshallheelsintensive.
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9/10/20 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Billie Holiday And Her All-Star Band ” Fine And Mellow ” (1957)

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 — July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Continue reading

9/9/20 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Masaka Kids Africana Dancing African Dance

The Masaka Kids Africana is composed of Uganda-based children’s group, from the age of 2 and up. Many have lost one or both parents through the devastation of war, famine and disease. They represent all the children of a continent and they demonstrate the potential of African children to become strong leaders for a better future in their land.
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9/3/20 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY ON THURSDAY: #WAP #LGBTQ

Lead choreographer Nicole Kirkland leads a cast of male dancers in this fun cover of the Cardi B hit WAP. Continue reading

9/2/20 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Tyla Yaweh – High Right Now ft. Wiz Khalifa

Tyler Jamal Brown known professionally as Tyla Yaweh, is a Hip Hop artist  and songwriter. He is currently signed to Epic Records and London Entertainment. Continue reading

9/1/20 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Burna Boy – Wonderful

Wonderful is a song by Nigerian singer Burna Boy. It was released on June 26, 2020, as the lead single from his fifth studio album Twice as Tall (2020). Continue reading

8/29/20 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: 2Baba ft Wizkid – Opo

Innocent Ujah Idibia known by his stage name 2Baba is a Afrobeat artist,  record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, humanitarian, and activist.Prior to July 2014, he went by the stage name 2face.He is one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Africa. Continue reading

8/25/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Barack & Michelle Obama Sing November 

Sing and dance along with Michelle and Barack Obama from now until that big, beautiful Blue Wave crests on November 3rd, ushering in a new era of love, peace and prosperity! Yes, it IS possible if we come together and support Joe Biden and others who stand for truth and justice. VOTE — and thank you in advance for the landslide. Continue reading