5/4/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Keke Palmer – Bottoms Up 2.0

Lauren Keyana Palmer also known as Keke Palmer is an actress, singer and television personality. Known for playing leading and character roles in comedy-drama productions, she has received a Primetime Emmy Awards, five NAACP Image Awards. Continue reading

3/18/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Aiyana Lee – Gangster of Love

Aiyana-Lee Anderson also known simply as Aiyana-Lee, is a British pop singer who is best known for collabing with KSI on the song Killa Killa. Continue reading

1/9/22 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Michael Jackson – You Rock My World

The short film to You Rock My World, the Top 10 hit single from Michael Jackson‘s Invincible, features guest appearances from Chris Tucker, Michael Madsen and Marlon Brando, in one of his final film appearances.
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1/14/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Adele – Oh My God

Adele has started 2022 with a bang by releasing the music video for Oh My God, which is rife with symbolism and metaphors.The most obvious reference is to the Garden of Eden with the video’s inclusion of apples, a snake and ring lights styled like halos. Continue reading

1/13/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Michael Jackson’s Earth Song

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Earth Song is the third single from Michael Jackson’s album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. The ballad incorporates elements of blues, gospel and opera. Jackson had a long-standing history of releasing socially conscious material such as We Are the World, Man in the Mirror and Heal the World. However, Earth Song was the first that overtly dealt with the environment and animal welfare.   Continue reading

1/8/21 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Janet Jackson – The Velvet Rope Tour: Live In Concert

The Velvet Rope Tour was the third concert tour by Janet Jackson. Launched in support of her sixth studio album The Velvet Rope (1997), the tour visited Europe, North America, Japan, New Zealand, Africa, and Australia. Jackson was inspired to create an autobiographical show using theatrical elements portraying her struggle with depression and self-esteem. Continue reading

8/9/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

I Will Always Love You and originally recorded in 1973 by Dolly Parton. Her  country version of the track was released in 1974 as a single and was written as a farewell to her former business partner and mentor of seven years, Porter Wagoner, following Parton’s decision to leave The Porter Wagoner Show and pursue a solo career. Continue reading

6/3/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Jackson 5 – Dancing Machine

The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson (1974) Continue reading