7/26/21 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Maya Angelou in Calypso Heat Wave (1957) 

Calypso Heat Wave (1957)  stars Merry Anders, Meg Myles and, as herself, Maya Angelou.
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7/22/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Notorious B.I.G. Story (2001)

Christopher George Latore Wallace better known by his stage names the Notorious B.I.G.Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was a Brooklyn born rapper and songwriter. Continue reading

7/21/21 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Lil Baby & Lil Durk – Man of My Word

The Voice of the Heroes is a collaborative album by Hip Hop artist Lil Baby and Lil Durk. It was released through Quality Control Music, 4 Pocket Full, Alamo Records and Geffen Records. There most outstanding project is  Man of My Words. Continue reading

7/19/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Biz Markie – Just A Friend

Just a Friend is a Hip Hop record and produced by Biz Markie.  It was released in September 1989 as the lead single from his album,The Biz Never Sleeps. It is Markie’s most successful single, reaching number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1990. Unfortunately Biz Markie died at the of 57 on July 16, 2021. Continue reading

7/18/21 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Dorothy Norwood – Victory Is Mine

Dorothy Norwood is an American gospel singer and songwriter. She began touring with her family at the age of eight, and in 1956, began singing with Mahalia Jackson. Continue reading

7/15/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Kevin Lyttle – Turn Me On feat. Spraga Benz

Turn Me On is the debut single by Kevin Lyttle. It was the lead single from his self titled debut album. The song was originally a soca ballad released in 2003, remade into a dance hit for the US release. Featuring  Spraga Benz in the radio remix. Continue reading

6/30/21 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: DMX Tribute Ft. Swizz Beats, The LOX | BET Awards 2021

Swizz Beatz, The Lox, Method Man, Griselda, Track, Michael K Williams, Lil Buck and Busta Rhymes honor the late DMX by performing a medley of his top hits at the 2021 BET Awards. Continue reading

6/23/21 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN LEARNING: Jack Johnson (1970)- With Music by Miles Davis

Jack Johnson is a 1970 American documentary film directed by Jimmy Jacobs about the American boxer Jack Johnson (1878–1946). Continue reading

6/20/21 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY FATHER’S DAY SPECIAL: Tasha Cobbs Leonard ft. Kierra Sheard – Spirit

Natasha Tameika “Tasha” Cobbs Leonard is a gospel artist. At the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, Cobbs won the Grammy for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance. She has won 3 Stella Awards and 3 Dove Awards. Continue reading

6/18/21 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Ailey Juneteenth Celebration

Ailey Celebrates Juneteenth is an uplifting program that features performance highlights from Alvin Ailey’s Cry and Revelations, as well as Rennie Harris’ Lazarus. Continue reading