7/1/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Cover Your Freakin’ Face! – A Randy Rainbow Song Parody

Randy Rainbow lets the Commander and Thief know “Cover your freakin’ face! Continue reading

6/29/20 O&A NYC Song Of The Day: Nina Simone- Mississippi Goddam

Mississippi Goddam by Nina Simone recorded session live in Antibes, July 24-25, 1965. She announced after her 1964 album Nina Simone in Concert that the anthem was her “first civil rights song”. 
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6/29/20 O&A NYC BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Triplets Ghetto Kids Dance to Rotimi Ft Wale – “In My Bed”

Triplets Ghetto Kids is an NGO (Inspire Triplets Ghetto Kids) Based in Kampala, Uganda founded by Kavuma Dauda. Continue reading

6/28/20 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Maxwell Unplugged (1997)

Despite only having released only one album, the music video television channel MTV saw his burgeoning popularity and asked him to tape an episode of the concert series MTV Unplugged in New York City. 
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6/28/20 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Todd Dulaney Sings Psalms 18 (Live at World Harvest)

It’s important to me to do more than just sing,” Todd Dulaney said. “This whole thing that we’re doing right now, recording in Africa, It’s a movement. It’s more than just singing music. Continue reading

6/27/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Teyana Taylor – Wake Up Love ft. Iman

Teyana Taylor just released a new video for Wake Up Love, in which she reveals some big news: she’s expecting baby number two with husband Iman Shumpert, who is also featured in the song. Wake Up Love marks the newest single off Taylor’s forthcoming third full-length, The Album. Continue reading

6/26/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: A Hymn for Alvin Ailey- A Documentary Film

The documentary film A Hymn for Alvin Ailey goes behind the scenes of Judith Jamison’s Hymn and gives you a look at Alvin Ailey’s life from the perspective of those who knew him best. Continue reading

6/25/20 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY:   Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Wake Up Everybody (1975)

Wake Up Everybody is an album released by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes on the Philadelphia International record label in November 1975.
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6/24/20 O&A NYC WaleStylez HIP HOP WEDNESDAY Pt.1: Lil Baby – The Bigger Picture

Lil Baby takes on police brutality and the nationwide protests in the wake of the officer-involved killing of George Floyd on his somber new track The Bigger Picture; which dropped on Friday June 12, 2020. Continue reading