10/21/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY:Mariah Carey – Hero

Hero is by R&B artist Mariah Carey record and produced released on October 19, 1993, via Columbia Records as the second single from her third studio album, Music Box. Originally intended for Gloria Estefan, the song was written and produced by Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff. Continue reading

9/30/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY:Branford Marsalis Quartet – Giant Steps (1988)

Branford Marsalis born August 26, 1960 is a saxophonist, composer and a bandleader. While primarily known for his work in jazz as the leader of the Branford Marsalis Quartet, he also performs frequently as a soloist with classical ensembles and has led the group Buckshot LeFonque.  Continue reading

9/2/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY Pt.1:Morning, Noon and Night with Nigel Sylvester

The Go All Day video series was conceptualized and written by Nigel Slyvester and Glenn PP Milligan, with support from Gatorade. Shout out to everyone who helped make the series a reality, to Nigel friends who appeared in the videos and to DONNIS, for providing music for the series. Continue reading

8/19/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Art Blakey Ft. John Gilmore – On The Ginza

On The Ginza written by Wayne Shorter. Classic performance from Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers. From the British show jazz sixtwofive in 1965. Featuring the rarely shown John Gilmore and also Lee Morgan. Continue reading

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

7/15/21 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

5/20/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY SPECIAL: Busta Rhymes,Spliff Star Ft. Sean Paul Make It Clap Remix

Make It Clap is the first single released from Busta Rhyme’s sixth studio album sixth studio album,  released on the following month, which is November 26, 2002.The remix version was released on January 13,2003 as the official single in place of the original, released two months earlier, which is October 22, 2002. It features Sean Paul and Spliff Star. Happy Birthday to the legend Busta Rhymes. Continue reading

5/13/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Wilson Pickett – Land of a Thousand Dances

The late Wilson Pickett recorded his cover of “1000 Dances” at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. “Wicked Pickett” was backed by the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and the Memphis Horns. Continue reading

5/6/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Temptations- Papa Was A Rolling Stone (1972)



Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone is a song performed by Motown recording act The Undisputed Truth. It was written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong in 1971, and released as a single in May 1972. Later in 1972, Whitfield took Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone and remade it as a 12-minute track for the Temptations. Continue reading

4/29/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Parliament Funkadelic – One Nation Under A Groove

One Nation Under a Groove is the tenth studio album Funk and Rock band Parliament Funkadelic, released on September 22, 1978 on Warner Bros. Records. Continue reading