This Week

4/15/24 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Chicago

Winner of 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and based on the hit Broadway musical, CHICAGO is a dazzling spectacle cheered by audiences and critics alike. Continue reading

4/14/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Miles Davis Quintet, Teatro dell’Arte, Milan, Italy, October 11th, 1964 (Colorized)

The concert featured the Miles Davis Quintet at the Teatro dell’Arte in Milan, Italy, on October 11th, 1964.A jazz clip of historic significance seems somehow richer and more dimensional colorized. Your brain magically pays closer attention to the music. The quintet featured Miles Davis , Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron… Continue reading

4/14/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY MORNING FUNNIES: Family Guy The Best Of God

The REAL channel for the best Family Guy videos! Here is a compilation of the best clips of God from the show Family Guy. Continue reading

4/14/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL MIME/DANCE: I’m Gonna Be Ready- Wendell Huckaby

Wendell Huckaby is a man after God’s own heart. He has been ministering in mime over 20 years. His passion for ministry through the art of mime, praise dance, and gospel hip hop as an avenue to reach God’s people is very evident in the way he ministers.   Continue reading

4/14/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Yolanda Adams – This Too Shall Pass

This Too Shall Pass, a song written by Yolanda Adams, was released as the last single from her 2005 album Day by Day.   Continue reading

4/13/24 O&A NYC BREAKING NEWS: Roberto Cavalli, Fashion Designer Who Celebrated Excess, Dies at 83

Italian designer Roberto Cavalli, known for his unique animal print designs and eponymous fashion house, has died. He was 83 years old. The legendary designer’s death was announced Friday on his company’s Instagram page along with a heartfelt message. The company did not share exact details surrounding his cause of… Continue reading

4/13/24 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Shallipopi – Wet on Me ft. Zerry DL

Shallipopi has gained a lot of attention in the music industry after the release of his new song, Wet On Me. In which Zerry DL devoted a spotlight to him. Continue reading

4/13/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: AI Trump- Selling Melania

We know Donald Trump is trying to sell some things to pay off the cases he has lost so far. Stocks, property, any cars are all up for sale. Now he has added his wife Melania as a procession for sale. Continue reading

4/13/24 O&A NYC DANCE REVIEW: Ailey II

By Walter Rutledge Ailey II began their six-day, eight performance New York City season Tuesday, April 9th at the Joyce Theater. This season marked the fiftieth anniversary of the company, which has left an indelible mark on the Ailey organization and the dance world at large. The company is a… Continue reading

4/12/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ SPORTS REVIEW SPECIAL: Peyton Manning Throws A Football Off Skyscraper

From Peyton’s Places Season 1 Episode 2:Peyton Manning meets Cris Carter in midtown Manhattan to recreate a famous PR stunt the New York Football Giants pulled off in the 1920s by throwing a football off a skyscraper. Continue reading

4/11/24 O&A NYC BREAKING NEWS: O.J. Simpson Dead at 76 | CBS Sports

The death of O.J Simpson have begun to percolate, as comments that cropped up steadily on social media, in the press and on television from public figures and people who personally knew him reflected the division that still exists over his infamous acquittal. Continue reading

4/11/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Whispers – And The Beat Goes On

And the Beat Goes On is a single by The Whispers. The song was their first of two number-one singles on the Soul Chart and their first Top 20 hit on the Billboard 100. Continue reading

4/8/24 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Run For The Dream|Inspiring True Story

Truth is stranger than fiction. Olympic gold medal hurdler Gail Devers almost lost her feet to a mysterious disease after being picked for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. She failed to qualify for the finals as the disease left her feet swollen, cracked and oozing blood.After two years, doctors were on… Continue reading

4/8/24 O&A NYC DANCE: Conversation With Spencer Everett- Ailey II

By Walter Rutledge   Ailey II perfromer Spencer Everett is already a dance gypsy on a mission. The Stratford, Ontario, Canada native moved to New York City to pursue his dream of becoming an artist; but in Everett’s case that takes on a broader meaning than just dance. The dual major… Continue reading

4/7/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: CeCe Winans – Goodness of God

The song was notably covered by CeCe Winans, who released her version of the song on her live album, Believe For It (2021). CeCe Winans recording peaked at No. 6 on the Hot Christian Songs chart and No. 3 on the Hot Gospel Songs chart. CeCe Winans rendition of “Goodness… Continue reading

4/7/24 O&A NYC DANCE: I Am Julie Caprio, Always and Forever a Harkness Dancer.

By Julie Caprio Inspired by An American Ballet Story It is truly amazing to me how Harkness continues to be a huge part of my life. After the NYC screening of An American Ballet Story, a documentary by Leslie Streit and Robin McCain about the Harkness years, my Facebook friend… Continue reading

4/5/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Free Nationals, A$AP Rocky, Anderson .Paak – Gangsta

Free Nationals are back with their first new music in four years. The neo-soul group have tapped A$AP Rocky and Anderson.Paak for the song Gangsta. Bringing the track to life is a Francois Rousselet directed music video in which the three artists are portrayed by children as they handle a… Continue reading

4/5/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Karlous Miller Stand Up Comedy At The Laugh Factory

The OG Karlous Miller graces the stage in Long Beach at the Laugh Factory to show them how stand up comedy from the South goes down. Continue reading

4/5/24 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: A Conversation With Patrick Gamble- Ailey II

By Walter Rutledge One of the most gratifying aspects of teaching and choreographing is the incredibly talented young people you encounter along your journey. For those ofttimes all to brief moments that your paths cross you hope you were able to share something- one small seed that will take root… Continue reading

4/4/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Missy Elliott – The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)

The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) is the debut solo single by Hip Hop artist Missy Misdemeanor Elliott.It was written and composed by Don Bryant,  Bernard Miller, Missy Elliott and producer Timbaland for her debut album Supa Dupa Fly and contains a sample of  Ann Pebbles 1973 single I Can’t Stand The Rain. Continue reading

4/4/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Brigade Spring 2024 Is A Testament To Heritage

Founded in 2014, the Brooklyn-based unisex lifestyle label, Brigade, finds its purpose in the belief of community over commodity. Whether it be through its streetwear-oriented apparel or accessories, the brand encapsulates New York City’s powerful energy in everything it does.So to continue expanding its story, the brand has revealed its… Continue reading

4/4/24 O&A NYC HISTORY- ON THIS DAY: A Firsthand Account of The Assassination of Dr. King

The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., the most prominent leader of the American civil rights movement, happened on April 4, 1968, as he stood on the second floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. He had come to Memphis to lead a march by striking sanitation workers.… Continue reading

4/3/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Nas – Sitting With My Thoughts

Nas has shared an official music video for the Magic 3 cut, Sitting With My Thoughts. The thoughtful song sees the rapper dive into his difficulties and ambitions early on in his career, looking back to when he was just a teenager. Continue reading

4/3/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ MOVIE TRAILER: Alien: Romoulus | Teaser Trailer

The Alien franchise continues with the upcoming Alien: Romulus film. In preparation for the new movie, 20th Century Studios has released a new teaser trailer.With director Fede Alvarez and producer Ridley Scott, the forthcoming sci-fi, horror and thriller digs into the franchise’s roots, which kicked off in 1979 with Ridley Scott’s, Alien. Continue reading

4/2/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Jennifer Hudson Wins Best Supporting Actress at the 79th Oscars (2007)

George Clooney presents singer/actor Jennifer Hudson with the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Dreamgirls at the 79th Academy Awards in 2007. Continue reading

4/1/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ NETFLIX SERIES TRAILER: Good Times | Official Trailer | Netflix

Premiering in 1974 on CBS, Good Times has been one of the most renowned Black sitcoms in American history as it chronicled aspects of the Black experience and tackled social issues of the time.The show followed the story of Florida and James Evans raising their children in a housing project… Continue reading

3/31/24 O&A NYC EASTER SUNDAY SCHOOL: The Resurrection of Jesus- The Story That Changed the World

The resurrection of Jesus– the story that changed the world brings to life the miraculous event that is central to Christian faith. Continue reading

3/31/24 O&A NYC EASTER GOSPEL SUNDAY: Daryl Coley- When Sunday Comes

When Sunday Comes performed by Daryl Coley was featured on Donald Lawrence‘s 1995 gospel narrative album Bible Stories (1995).  Continue reading

3/30/24 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Nandy ft. Alikiba – Dah

Dah (Remix) is a new beautiful and impressive piece of melody by the Tanzanian female crooner, Nandy which features a voice from Alikiba.It was recorded and released in 2024 which has started going viral and becoming the new music to enjoy this time. Continue reading

3/30/24 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Hey Luenell- Luenell Campbell

“Alcohol makes you think you are cuter then you really are. Personally I can’t drink Gin it makes want cry or wanna fight • I finally started working out… Really • I have a Latino Boy Friend who loves me just the way I am.“- Luenell Campbell Continue reading

3/30/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: AI Trump Needs a Prison Husband

AI Trump is seeking a prison husband – a real gentleman, who will gently pound him in the dumper… Continue reading

3/29/24 O&A NYC GOOD FRIDAY MESSAGE: The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ

This animation depicted the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ brings the Biblical Story to life, offering both educational and inspirational value for viewers of all ages. Whether you’re a believer seeking to deepen your faith or a lover of history and animation, this video is a must-watch. Join us on a journey… Continue reading

3/29/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: New Balance 1000  “Silver Metallic”

New Balance has a Silver Metallic colorway has surfaced, blending the contemporary with the retro. The New Balance 1000 is constructed with a black mesh upper throughout and features silver leather overlays to elevate the aesthetic.The silver also hits the tongue labels while the “N” is accented in black. The… Continue reading

3/29/24 O&A NYC GOOD FRIDAY SONG OF THE DAY: Calvary- Richard Smallwood

Richard Smallwood’s Calvary, led by Maurette Brown Clark, Darlene Simmons, and Carolene Hatchet, combines good compositional form with strong dramatic narrative elements creating a true gospel classic.  Continue reading

3/28/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Mtume – Juicy Fruit

Juicy Fruit is a song written by James Mtume and released as the lead-off single from Mtume’s third album, also titled Juicy Fruit.It features lead vocals by Tawatha Agee. The mid-tempo song is Mtume’s most well-known, proving enormously successful on R&B radio stations when first released. Continue reading

3/28/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Men’s Spring 2024 Capsule Collection | LOUIS VUITTON

A fresh ode to the season, the new Louis Vuitton capsule collection from Men’s Creative Director Pharrell Williams and Tyler Creator infuses the Maison’s iconic codes with playful pastel hues. Continue reading

3/28/24 O&A NYC BREAKING NEWS: Bodycam Footage Shows Arrest of Diddy’s Alleged ‘Drug Mule’

Police arrested 25-year-old Brendan Paul this week at the Miami airport as he was about to board a private jet with Sean Diddy Combs. Officers were working with Homeland security when they found cocaine and marijuana laced candy in Paul’s bag, both felonies in Florida. Continue reading

3/27/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ DANCE PARTY: Kings Arena #3 Repo vs EJ vs X Wave

Killas session Kings Arena acts as proving grounds to get into bigger platforms in Brooklyn to show who is king of the dance floor. There are three of the following on the dance floor for this session, Repo, EJ and X-Wave. Continue reading

3/27/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Future, Metro Boomin, Travis Scott, Playboi Carti – Type Shit

Future and Metro Boomin have unveiled the official music video for Type Shit, featuring Travis Scott and Playboi Carti.We Don’t Trust You, a highly anticipated project, quickly made waves upon its release. It showcases the dynamic lyricism and innovative production that define Future and Metro Boomin’s partnership. Continue reading

3/27/24 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: The Bare Necessities of Trump (False Equivalencies- The Jungle Book Song Parody)

False equivalence is a logical falacy that Donald Trump masterfully takes advantage of to distract from his crimes. This song parody of The Bare Necessities and it gives a couple examples, you know, for educational purposes. Continue reading

3/26/24 O&A NYC BREAKING NEWS: Diddy Raid: Home In LA Stormed In Connection To Sex Trafficking Investigation

The Los Angeles home of Sean Diddy Combs was raided by Homeland Security in connection with a sex trafficking investigation, officials said.The federal raid occurred in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of LA. Investigators said Combs Miami home was also raided.  Continue reading

3/26/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ MOVIE TRAILER: Bad Boys: Ride Or Die | Official Trailer

Sony Pictures has just released the trailer for Bad Boys 4, starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. The film’s official title is Bad Boys: Ride or Die.This is the fourth film in the popular action-comedy franchise that debuted in 1995, when Smith and Lawrence first teamed up as Miami PD… Continue reading

3/26/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: College Students Surprise Security Guard 

A beloved college security guard mentioned that he hadn’t visited his family in Nigeria for a long time. So a group of students started a GoFundMe and surprised him with a trip. Continue reading

3/25/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Destin Conrad ft. Alex Isley – Same Mistake

Same Mistake by Destin Conrad featuring Alex Isley talks about the pain of repeated mistakes in a relationship and the struggle to move on despite the temptation to stay.The lyrics reflect feelings of regret and the desire to break free from a cycle of heartache. Continue reading

3/25/24 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Piano Lesson

Boy Willie (Charles Dutton), a sharecropper, travels to Pittsburgh in the 1930s hoping that his sister, Berniece Charles (Alfred Woodard), will let him have the piano that their enslaved uncle engraved in pre-Civil War Mississippi. Willie hopes to parlay proceeds from selling the instrument into ownership of the land his… Continue reading

3/25/24 O&A NYC IN MEMORARIUM: Lorraine Graves

By Walter Rutledge Dancer, and teacher Lorraine Graves passed away on March 21, 2024, at the young age of 66. Graves started dancing at the age of 8 in the hometown of Norfolk, Virginia. She began her training at the Academy of the Norfolk Ballet (under the direction of the… Continue reading

3/24/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY MORNING FUNNIES: Christian Comedian – Marcus D. Wiley

Marcus D. Wiley knows how to crack up a crowd. The Houston-based comedian travels the world making people laugh with his brand of church based, clean humor. Continue reading

3/24/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY SCHOOL: Life of Joseph

JudahSketch Animation continues  to create visually stunning animation in O&A NYC Sunday School this week they bring to life Joseph‘s journey from dreamer to ruler. The story showcases his trials, faith, and ultimate triumph. Continue reading

3/23/24 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Tyla ft. Travis Scott – Water “Remix”

When Tyla tapped Travis Scott for the Water remix back in November, fans went wild. Today the duo got wet and wild in the track’s music video, dropping off a drippy sequence of visuals to complement the remix.The video, directed by  Nabil Elderkin,arrives a few days before Tyla’s self-titled debut… Continue reading

3/23/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ MOVIE TRAILER: BeetleJuice BeetleJuice – Official Teaser Trailer

Titled Beetlejuice Beetlejuice, the second film in the franchise brings back the original cast which consists of Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder and Catherine O’Hara.Jenna Ortega, Willem Dafoe, Monica Bellucci and Justin Theroux are also part of the cast which sees Tim Burton return as the director and the producer. Continue reading

3/22/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: HIDDEN NYC Confirms Release Info For Their ASICS GEL-NYC Collaboration

Official release info for the Hidden NY x ASICS GEL-NYC has been confirmed on Instagram. The shoes will release on March 23rd, 2024 at 41 Division St. in downtown Manhattan (location of HBX). A wider release is expected on April 12th, 2024.Enjoy an early look at the pair ahead. Hidden… Continue reading

3/22/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Nas – I Love This Feeling

Nas celebrates his creative zone on I Love This Feeling, as he champions the little things such as going to the studio, moving forward with the right people, and the evolvement of his own musical style.The song is produced by Hit-Boy, who samples vocals from Billy Paul’s track I Think I’ll… Continue reading

3/21/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ VIDEO GAME TRAILER: Overwatch 2 x Cowboy Bebop Gameplay Trailer

The much-anticipated collaboration between Cowboy Bebop and Overwatch 2 finally launches tomorrow, with Activision Blizzard officially revealing the five character It has unique characters who feel real, and an amazing art style mix of noir, westerns and science fiction.  Continue reading

3/20/24 HIP HOP DANCE PARTY WITH WALESTYLEZ: Best Dance n the World 2023 | New Les Twins

Laurent and Larry Nicolas Bourgeois professionally known as Les Twins, are French dancers, choreographers, producers, models, designers and creative directors of their brand Eleven Paris. Continue reading

3/20/24 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN ON WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: How To Put A Condom On With Your Mouth

Look Mom no hands! Are you dealing with a “Corona-Bona”? Learn how to put a condom on with your mouth. No hands. Safe sex. Erotic fun. Continue reading

3/19/24 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN ON INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Jennifer Hudson Wins Best Supporting Actress – 79th Oscars (2007)

George Clooney presenting Jennifer Hudson with the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Dreamgirls at the 79th Academy Awards in 2007. Continue reading

3/18/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: When An African Man Shoots His Shot – Tacarra Williams – Chocolate Sundaes Standup Comedy

  During this show, comedian Tacarra Williams meets an African man reminiscent of her Instagram DMs. Continue reading

3/18/24 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN ON HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Trip to Bountiful- Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood, Vanessa Williams, Keke Palmer

Unable to drive, Carrie (Cicely Tyson) begs her son (Blair Underwood) to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Carrie makes an escape to the bus station, where she meets Thelma (Keke Palmer) in The Trip to Bountiful. Vanessa Williams also stars in this… Continue reading

3/17/24 O&A NYC THE SUNDAY MORNING FUNNIES: Barry Brewer- The Difference Between White Church and Black Church- Barry Brewer

Comedian Barry Brewer demonstrates the difference between Sunday morning service uptown and cross town. Continue reading

3/10/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: An Evening with the Iconic Chris Mitchell

Christopher Alexander Mitchell better known by his stage name Chris Mitchelll, is a saxophonist whose sophomore album, Turquoise, brought him ‘breakthrough recognition’ 2011; sold in over 75 countries and 20 sites around the globe; Including his first live performance film An Evening with Chris Mitchell. Continue reading

3/17/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY SCHOOL: Psalm 91- God’s Promise of Protection

  Psalm 91 is a call to confidence in God and so is a call away from the cynicism of our age. At a time when many people seem to live only for the moment (because beyond that, who knows what will happen), Psalm 91 is a call to confidence in… Continue reading

3/17/24 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN ON GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Caravans- Mary Don’t You Weep and More

The Caravans (Inez Andrews, Shirley Caesar, Dorthy Norwood, Albertina Walker, and Delores Washington) perform Mary Don’t You Weep and Sweeping Through the City at the 2007 BET Gospel Celebration. Continue reading

3/16/24 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism at The Met

Join Dr. Denise M. Murrell, and James S. Tisch Curator at Large in The Met’s Director’s Office, for a virtual tour of the groundbreaking exhibition The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism. Continue reading

3/16/24 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN ON SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Mary j. Blige- Strength Of A Woman Festival 2023 Celebrates Hip-Hop 50 With Friends

Mary J. Blige Jazmine Sullivan and Miguel top the bill for the 2023 Honeyland Festival. Presented by IMG and Live Nation Urban, the inaugural, two-day music and culinary event will take place at Crown Festival Park in Sugar Land, Texas, just outside Houston, on November 11-12. Continue reading

3/16/24 GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Why Black People Aren’t Mourning Queen Elizabeth

Black twitter has been very, very vocal about why the passing of Queen Elizabeth is something they will not mourn. We look at the top 5 reasons why. Continue reading

3/16/24 O&A NYC WEEKEND BRUNCH: Easy Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

Cheesy, gooey and absolutely delicious this quick and easy Chunky Chicken Quesadilla recipe is the perfect lazy weekend brunch !. Continue reading

3/16/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Barry Brewer Jr.- I Accidentally Went on a Gay Date

Sometimes hangin’ out can be misinterpreted as a date night. In Barry Brewer Jr’s case, an opportunity too good to be true turned out to be a misconstrued pursuit. Continue reading

3/15/24 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN ON SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Firebird- Dance Theatre of Harlem

Dance Theatre of Harlem’s iconic Firebird places the Russian folk tale about a magical bird that triumphs over evil in an exotic Caribbean setting. John Taras’ choreography to Stravinsky’s familiar score was further enlivened by sets and costumes by Geoffrey Holder. The 1982 DTH production was a tremendous worldwide success. Continue reading

3/14/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ VIDEO GAME TRAILER: Street Fighter 6 – Akuma Teaser Trailer

Messatsu! The legendary Akuma will consume all hope, fear and nothingness when he comes to Street Fighter 6 this spring. Find him in the new World Tour area, Gokuento, where you may ask him to be your Master. Owners of the Deluxe and Ultimate Edition or the Year 1 Character… Continue reading

3/14/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: Denim Tears “African Diaspora Goods”

Denim Tears is laying down roots in New York City. Tremaine Emory revealed on Instagram that the label’s new flagship – dubbed African Diaspora Goods is set to open its doors on Soho’s Spring Street this Friday.The African Diaspora Goods outpost is not your regular old Spring Street storefront; located… Continue reading

3/14/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Rita Moreno Describes Trump Sandwich

The 2024 presidential election in the United States revealed a sharply divided nation. Arguments between supporters and opponents of the former president, Donald J. Trump, rage across dinner tables and social media platforms. EGOT honored actress Rita Moreno shares the recipe to the former failed, one-time loser symbolic deli sandwich.… Continue reading

3/13/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ DANCE PARTY: Ding Dong – Lebeh Lebeh

Kemar Christopher Dwaine Ottey popularly known as Ding Dong is a Dancehall and Reggae artist and entertainer from Kingston, Jamaica.In early 2003, Ding Dong created the dance group Ravers Clavers with a group of friends. Continue reading

3/13/24 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Aya Nakamura – Hypé feat. Ayra Starr

Aya Danioko  known by her stage name Aya Nakamura, is a French pop artist. Nakamura published her music online, gaining a following with Karma and J’ai mal. Dembo Camara, a long-time friend, became her producer and manager. Continue reading

3/12/24 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN ON INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Fannie Lou Hamer Fought For The Rights Of Black Americans

  In 1962, Fannie Lou Hamer was ready to cast her first ballot – but Mississippi wasn’t ready to let her vote. Denied registration, she fought for rights for Black Americans. Continue reading

3/11/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Lady Gaga – Hold My Hand (From “Top Gun: Maverick”)

Hold My Hand is by pop artist Lady Gaga released on May 3, 2022, through Interscope Records. It is the lead single to the soundtrack for the film Top Gun: Maverick (2022). The song was written and produced by Gaga and BloodPop as “a love letter to the world during and… Continue reading

3/11/24 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN ON HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Mahalia Jackson Documentary

This timeless documentary about Mahalia Jackson, the legendary Queen of Gospel,  features Jackson herself  telling her story of her life and times! Continue reading

3/11/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Lisa From Temecula: Sports Bar – SNL

Lisa from Temecula (Ego Nwodim) disrupts a group of friends (Josh Brolin, Bowen Yang, Punkie Johnson, Chloe Troast). Continue reading

3/10/24 O&A NYC CELBRATING WOMEN IN GOSPEL: Battle of Jericho- Mahalia Jackson Singing before Martin Luther King Jr. Sermon

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3/10/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Jireh- Elevation Worship & Maverick City

Jireh is performed by contemporary worship bands Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music, which features vocals from Chandler Moore and Naomi Raine. Continue reading

3/9/24 O&A NYC IT’S SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: 15 Biggest Men’s Fashion Trends for Spring Summer 2024.

In today’s video fashion commentator Giorgio Sanzio are taking a closer look at then 15 biggest men’s fashion trends for Spring Summer 2024. Continue reading

3/9/24 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN- SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Nancy Wilson at the Newport Jazz Festival (August 15, 1987)

Nancy Sue Wilson a singer whose career spanned over five decades, from the mid-1950s until her retirement in the early 2010s.  Wilson recorded more than 70 albums and won three Grammy Awards for her work. During her performing career, Wilson was labeled a singer of blues, jazz, R&B, pop and… Continue reading

3/8/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Muni Long – Made For Me

Priscilla Renea Hamilton known professionally as Muni Long, is an American singer and songwriter from Gifford,Florida. Under her birth name, she signed with Capitol Records to release her debut studio album Jukebox, which was met with positive critical reception despite failing to chart. Continue reading

3/8/24 O&A NYC WEEKEND BRUNCH: Honey Butter Glazed Garlic Salmon- Whip It Up With Jay

In this video I will be showing you the recipe to this delicious Honey Butter Glazed Garlic Salmon. It is a super easy recipe that your family will love- Whip It Up With Jay Continue reading

3/8/24 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Lil Buck at Foundation Louis Vuitton

To mark the current exhibition at Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris, Icons Of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection, London-based director Andrew Margetson follows Memphis-born jookin’ dancer Lil Buck as he twists and turns past masterpieces by the likes of Picasso and Matisse. Continue reading

3/7/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FOOTWEAR: Nike Air Max 1 ’86 “Royal”

Nike prepares for Air Max Day 2024 with the unveiling of the Air Max 1 ’86 in Royal.The model takes on a look that’s similar to the Air Max Day iteration.The classic “Royal” colorway is crafted with a white mesh base and suede overlays in gray and blue, while branding… Continue reading

3/6/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ DANCE PARTY: BEASTMODE F2F Belly of The Beast | Semi-Finals | Soundcloud vs Spawn vs Laiden | Ep.12

Soundcloud with the Hat Tricks is showing his style in a dance battle against Spawn and Laiden this should be interesting. Beastmode Dance Arena makes a lot sense for individuals who are labbing for the next big thing. Continue reading

3/6/24 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Fivio Foreign, Meek Mill – Same 24

Maxie Lee Ryles III known by his stage name Fivio Foreign, is a Hip Hop artist from New York. He first saw mainstream recognition for his 2019 single Big Drip, which received platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America. Continue reading

3/5/24 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Josh Levi – EGO

Singer, actor, and dancer Josh Levi first gained attention for his role in the NBC  television series Friday Night Lights. In his latest dance project EGO the 26 year old Houston, Texas native shows you the meaning of the phrase  “a triple threat”.  Continue reading

3/5/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ NETFLIX TRAILER: The Beautiful Game | Official Trailer | Netflix

In The Beautiful Game, Mal, the manager of England’s homeless soccer team, leads them to the Homeless World Cup in Rome. He takes a gamble by adding talented but troubled striker Vinny, who must overcome his past to become a team player. Inspired by the real Homeless World Cup, this… Continue reading

3/5/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Inner White Girl (Reese Witherspoon) – SNL

When Leslie Jones has a hard time dealing with white people, she consults her Inner White Girl (Reese Witherspoon). Continue reading

3/5/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Morgan Freeman- How God Answers Prayer

She (Lauren Graham) asked for a refill, GOD (Morgan Freeman) refilled her with what she needed, spirit and understanding then proceeded to give her what she wanted. Continue reading

3/3/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY MORNING FUNNIES: Impersonation Of Famous Preachers

Comedian Broderick Rice does a hilarious routine about growing up in church including impersonations of some famous preachers. Continue reading

3/3/24 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Kirk Franklin- He Reigns the Medley at the 33rd Dove Awards (2021)

Kirk Franklin – “He Reigns (The Medley)” live from the 2003 GMA Dove Awards (2021) featuring an introduction by Kurt Warner. Continue reading

3/1/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Roberta Flack – Killing Me Softly

Killing Me Softly is by Roberta Flack, released on August 1, 1973, by Atlantic Records. She recorded the album with producer  Joel Dorn for eighteen months.The album was dedicated to Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Continue reading

3/1/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION: GAP x Jungle – Linen Moves Campaign (feat. Tyla)

Gap has as storied history of partnering with big artists. Tyla is the latest musician to add her name to the long list of ambassadors.The South African singer appears in her first-ever fashion campaign for the brand’s new Spring 2024 collection.In the ad, she can be seen dancing to Jungle’s… Continue reading

2/29/24 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY THROWBACK THURSDAY: James Brown- Say it Loud I’m Black and Proud

Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud performed by James Brown and written with his bandleader Alfred Pee Wee Ellis was released as a two-part single in 1968. The single held the number-one spot on the R&B singles chart for six weeks, and peaked at number ten on the Billboard… Continue reading

2/29/24 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ MOVIE TRAILER: Dune: Part Two | Sand Artist: Grace Zhang

After a little over a two-year wait, Dune: Part Two  has finally landed and even though many have yet to see the film, the community is already raving.So with the opening weekend for theaters worldwide officially kicking off tomorrow, it would be no shock if the score grows even higher. Continue reading

2/29/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Trump Sneakers – SNL

Things turn around for a struggling man (Shane Gillis) when he’s gifted a pair of magical sneakers from Donald Trump. Continue reading

2/26/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Amputees and Viagara | CP Comedian | Stand Up Comedy

Christopher Powell, also known as Comedian CP, is an actor, writer and comedian. He appeared on Empire, Detroiters, All Def Comedy and season two of HBO Max’s Love Life. Continue reading

2/26/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: The Weeknd, Madonna, Playboi Carti – Popular

Popular is by The Weeknd, Playboy Carti and Madonna. It was released on June 2, 2023, through XO and Republic Records, originally serving as the second single from The Idol Vol.1, the now scrapped soundtrack album to the Weeknd’s HBO’s television series,The Idol. Continue reading

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