11/17/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Mariah the Scientist – From A Woman

 

Mariah Amani Buckles known professionally as Mariah the Scientist, is a Pop artist and songwriter. She released her debut studio project Master, on August 23, 2019, with her now former labels, Tory Lanez label’s One Umbrella and RCA Records: however, she now independently releases music through her own label, Buckles Laboratories, distributed through Epic Records. Continue reading

11/9/23 0&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Seal – Kiss From A Rose

Kiss from a Rose is by British – Nigerian Pop artist Seal. The song was first released as a single in July 1994 by ZTT and Warner Bros., and included in the film The Never Ending Story III that year. It was re-released a year later in 1995 as part of the Batman Forever Film Soundtrack helping it top the charts in the United States and Australia. Continue reading

10/27/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Tyla – Water

Water is by South African Pop artist Tyla released through Fax and Epic Records on July 28, 2023 as the lead single from her upcoming debut EP. The song went viral with a dance challenge on Tik Tok and made Tyla the youngest-ever South African and the first South African soloist in 55 years to enter the US Billboard 100. Continue reading

10/5/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam, Full Force – I Wonder If I Take You Home

I Wonder If I Take You Home is by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam with Full Force in 1984. Record Producer Kenny Beck discovered the song in a discard bin at Personal Records while looking for songs to include on his debut album with the label. He was so impressed that he created a compilation breaking dancing album just include the song. Continue reading

9/4/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Beyonce – Pretty Hurts

Pretty Hurts is by Pop artist Beyoncé for her eponymous fifth album. It impacted mainstream radio in the United States on June 10, 2014, as the third single from the album. The song was written by Sia, Ammo and Beyoncé and its production was handled by Beyoncé and Ammo. Happy Birthday to the queen of Pop! Continue reading

9/21/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Whitney Houston – All The Man That I Need (Live at HBO’s Welcome Home Heroes, 1991)

Welcome Home Heroes with Whitney Houston is the first ever solo televised concert and video “The Voice” Whitney Houston. 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

4/14/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Jorja Smith – Try Me

Jorja Smith has released a confident new track Try Me with an accompanying music video.So with the new single release, it’s clear that Smith is embarking on a new journey in expanding her sound.  Continue reading

4/13/23 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Michael Jackson – A Place With No Name

A Place With No Name is by Pop artist Michael Jackson released on the second posthumous Jackson album, Xscape.The full version leaked online on December 3, 2013. It has been claimed that there are dozens and dozens of unreleased Jackson songs that could be issued for several years to come. Continue reading

2/28/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Michael Jackson – They Don’t Care About Us (Prison Version)

They Don’t Care About Us is by Pop artist Michael Jackson, released in April 16, 1996 as the fifth single from his ninth album,HIStory: Past, Present and Future,Book I. Its a protest song and remains one of the most controversial pieces Jackson ever composed.  Continue reading