10/1/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY:J. Cole – Heaven’s EP

J. Cole is a Hip Hop artist, singer, songwriter and record producer. J.Cole is regarded as one of the most influential rappers of his generation. Born on a military base in Germany and raised in Fayetteville,North Carolina.J.Cole initially gained recognition as a rapper following the release of his debut mixtape, The Come Up in 2007. Continue reading

9/27/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY:Ari Lennox – Pressure

Ari Lennox is an R&B artist from Washington D.C.She is the first female artist to be signed to J.Cole’s record label, Dreamville Records.She released her first EP on the label in 2016, when she began gaining recognition. Her debut studio album Shea Butter Baby followed in 2019. Continue reading

9/20/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY:Tyrese – Shame

Shame is by R&B artist Tyrese. It features background vocals from fellow Jennifer Hudson. It was released on April 28, 2015 as the second single off his sixth studio album Black Rose. Continue reading

9/17/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY:Nas Ft.Blxst – Brunch on Sundays

Nas has just dropped the elegant new visuals for his song Brunch on Sundays featuring Blxst and he’s joined by LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Swizz Beatz, Hit-Boy, Cordae and Lil Rel Howery at Catch LA to enjoy a meal surrounded by lush flora and some amazing looking food. Continue reading

8/23/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Yung Bleu, Chris Brown and 2 Chainz – Baddest

Yung Bleu is a Hip Hop artist on the rise. He is best known for his 2020 single You’re Mine Still which peaked at number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100 after it was remixed by Canadian Hip Hop artist Drake. 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

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