5/7/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: CeCe Winans – Goodness of God

The song was notably covered by CeCe Winans, who released her version of the song on her live album, Believe For It (2021). CeCe Winans recording peaked at No. 6 on the Hot Christian Songs chart and No. 3 on the Hot Gospel Songs chart.CeCe Winans rendition of “Goodness of God” was nominated for the GMA Dove Award Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year at the  2022 GMA Dove Awards. Continue reading

5/6/23 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: DJ Tunez – Banga ft. Portable

Michael Babatunde Adeyinka Also known as DJ Tunez is a Nigerian and USA based disc jockey. In 2015, DJ Tunez was asked by  Wizkid to join Starboy Entertainment as the official label DJ, DJ Tunez first production was in 2016’s Iskaba,a contagious hit song with Wande Coal. Continue reading

5/4/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Boyz II Men – A Song For Mama

A Song for Mama is a single by R&B group Boyz II Men. The song was written and produced by Babyface served as the theme song to the 1997 motion picture Soul Food and spent two weeks at number one on the US R&B chart. Continue reading

4/29/23 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Rexxie, Naira Marley & Skiibii – Abracadabra ft. Wizkid

The multi-talented Nigerian musician, DJ and record producer Rexxie, with his first album Abracadabra, has made a splash in the industry. Continue reading

4/23/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Kirk Franklin – I Smile

Kirk Dewayne Franklin  is a songwriter, choir director and a gospel artist.He is best known for leading urban contemporary gospel ensembles such as The Family, God’s Property and One Nations Crew. He has won numerous awards, including 19 Grammys. Continue reading

4/22/23 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Bayanni,Jason Derulo – Ta Ta Ta


Abimbola Oladokun known professionally as Bayanni, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.He signed a record deal with Mavin Record. Continue reading

4/22/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Michael Jackson – Earth Song

Earth Song was written and composed by Michael Jackson as a passionate plea for environmental awareness in the face of unchecked global development. It was released on this date as the third single from HIStory: Past, Present and Future—Book I. Continue reading

4/18/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Thelonius Monk Quartet _Monk au danemark

Thelonious Monk the greatest pianist, composer of Jazz of all time, At twenty-two he is the official pianist of Minton’s club in Harlem. During jam sessions with drummer Kenny Clark, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, saxophonist Charlie Parker and guitarist Charlie Christian, among others, he developed a new style: Bebop. Continue reading

4/16/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Spyro Gyra Live | Leverkusener Jazztage 2022 | Jazz Line


Spyro Gyra rose from humble beginnings in Buffalo, New York in 1974 to their current international prominence in the jazz world. Every year they continue to exhibit how to remain among a relative handful of artists who will be able to say that they have worked constantly in their 50 year  career in the year 2024. Continue reading