Been a long time but now I’m back with the JUMP OFF! Welcome back y’all - OTW Season has returned, and we waste no time! We catch you up on everything we missed this summer, before diving into our #IEWeeklyPlaylist featuring, Big Shiz, Estelle, Masego, & MNEK! During #MUSICNEWS we boast over John Legend becoming the first Black male ‘EGOT’ winner, and also recap #BETBlackGirlsRock. In #TheBLACKNESS, we encourage our NY listeners to go out and vote for Letitia James, and air out our feelings about The Queen Serena vs. The Champ “Osaka!” Join our convo and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly.
Hey y'all it's #OnTheWayDay - and this is our last episode before going on hiatus for July - but you know we weren't just gonna leave y'all hanging! Our #IEWeeklyPlaylist consisted of sounds from Kamasi Washington, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Joi, and Teyana Taylor! During #MUSICNEWS, we give you a full BET Awards recap, a proper Joe Jackson send off, and reveal the true meaning of "The Electric Slide!" During #TheBLACKNESS we check up on Disney as the childhood company we all grew up with transitions ever further into a global monopoly and we also salute Queen Maxine Waters for standing on the frontlines once again! We hope y'all have a great July, bump 'Scorpion' and run don't walk to an 'OTR II' tour in a city near you - we'll see you in August! Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts to @onthewayweekly!
Hey yall - it's been a tough week but, we're back, with minds blown by Beyonce's bars, ready to get into it! Listen to our #IEWeeklyPlaylist, as we break down Jay Rock, Rico Nasty, Nas, & The Carters! During #MUSICNEWS, we say R.I.P. to XXXTentacion and also question some of Nicki Minaj's latest comments. Lastly in #TheBLACKNESS, we address 45's latest disaster of separating families at the border and the importance of not watching from the sidelines. Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts to @onthewayweekly!
Hey y'all we're back - let's not waste any time! This week's #IEWeeklyPlaylist was a mix of Soul, R&B, Indie, & nostalgia! This week we were blessed with sounds from, serpentwithfeet, Ne-Yo, Jorja Smith, and Kid Cudi & Kanye West who's GOOD Music summer reign just won't let up! In #MUSICNEWS Sylvee & Kahlil recount there experience at this year's HOT 97 SummerJam featuring artists like, Lil Wayne, Swiss Beatz, & Kendrick Lamar. #TheBLACKNESS catches you up on net neutrality and also keeps the identity hidden of Jamaica's latest lottery winner who had no shame wearing a disguise as she claimed her prize. Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts to @onthewayweekly!
Hey Y'all - we're back! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had blessings from Ingrid, Big Freedia, Tierra Whack, & Black Thought! #MUSICNEWS fills you in on Spotify's latest offer to artists and labels as well as Made In America Fest & The BET Awards announcing their performance lineups! In #TheBLACKNESS, 'Flavor Of Love' makes a return, Starbucks sees a new regime change helmed by a black woman, and Issa Rae is this weeks reigning Queen for continuing to be unapologetic. Join our convo and tweet us your favorite thoughts to @onthewayweekly!
Happy #OnTheWayDay Y'all! We were gone for a minute, but we BACK with the jump off! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had the sauce. The level of Hip-Hop was unmatched this week and offset by the perfect amount of soul. We had sounds from A$AP Rocky, Zaytoven, Moses Sumney, and Pusha T! #MUSICNEWS consisted of us diving further into the Drake v. Pusha T verse, the drama surrounding DONDA's house, and Nicki Minaj's new album release date. During #TheBLACKNESS, you already know we got Roseanne UP OUTTA HERE and gave props to "THE BOSS - MS. ROSS," not Diana tho, her sister Rita who is running for congress via Detroit. Join our convo and tweet us your favorite thoughts to @onthewayweekly.
Welcome to episode SIXTY!!! While spring is deciding whether or not it want's to be here, and the rest of the world is deciding if they're #TeamYANNY or #TeamLAUREL, we're still here to 'give it to you straight!' This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist was bold with sounds from Wale, Micah Robinson, Marian Hill, & BJ The Chicago Kid. In #MUSICNEWS, this years #BETAwardNominations were announced with crazy competitive categories. Andre 3000 also blew our minds and returned to music this week. During #TheBLACKNESS we address white supremacy's latest incidents and put it in it's place. Lastly we address celebrities and their honorary degrees ...but best believe we'll take one if anyone is offering! Join our convo and tweet us @onthewayweekly!
This is the last episode of the 50s and boy did we make it count! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had sounds from N'Dambi & All Cows Eat Grass, Leon Bridges, Desiigner, & Rae Sremmurd! For #MusicNews, we broke down Childish Gambino's, "This Is America," video, and also let one, Robert Kelly officially know that the jig is up! During #TheBLACKNESS, King Denzel and Queen Condola are both nominated for Tony's this year, and lastly after Cynthia Nixon's "reparations" comments, we get to the heart of what she was trying to say. Join our convo, and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
"Re-united and it feels so good!" This week Rob, joined us face to face while visiting from ATL. We also switched it up a little bit this week and just freestyled the whole show! No sections, just our takes on Janelle Monae's "Dirty Computer," Kanye, and Bill Cosby. We know y'all have got to be up in arms over all of the events and disappointments of the week. Vent with us, join our convo, and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
We're back and this... is a special one. This week we had a Breakthrough #IEWeeklyPlaylist with sounds from R&B Legends, Hip-Hop Kings, and one of our VERY OWN! We had sounds from Mya, Kimbra, J. Cole, and Kahlil Daniel. After releasing his 2nd EP, "#Higher," on April 20th, we had the pleasure of interviewing 1/3 of the On The Way Podcast about his process, love of music, and plans for the future! During #MusicNews, we acknowledge Meek Mill finally being released on bail, and celebrate Janelle Monae's Dirty Computer Tour as we anticipate her new album! #TheBLACKNESS get's really real as we question the loyalty to black women holding the movement together, and praise Mike Brown's mom for running for city council. Let us, "take you higher..." #Higher is now streaming on Apple Music, TIDAL, Spotify Amazon and all digital platforms. Join our convo and tweet us your favorite songs to @onthewayweekly!
Happy 4/20 Yall! We hope y'all are all somewhere 'on the way' to an elevation celebration! This week, our #IEWeeklyPlaylist was the definition of diverse with sounds from Robert Glasper & Kaytranada, Young Thug, Jim Jones, & Tinashe! During #MUSICNEWS, we mention sumn about Kendrick winning a PULITZER or whatever, and LAURYN HILL GOING ON TOUR!! But the most important thing was just three words - BEY-ON-CE!!! We tried to recap and recoup ourselves and hairlines after #Beychella last weekend. During, #TheBLACKNESS, we went down memory lane to commemorate the closing of B.B. Kings, and also decided whether or not to ever drink Starbucks coffee again. Join our convo and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
Welcome back for ANOTHA ONE Y'ALL! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist was the definition of "a vibe!" We got into new music from Chante Moore, Eric Bellringer, Kali Uchis, and of course Cardi B! We also cover new music from our own Rob Milton! In #MUSICNEWS, we've cancelled Sabrina Claudio, and gave whatever thanks we used to have for her to Drizzy Drake. During #TheBLACKNESS, the FBI has raided 45's lawyer and we put you on alert! Join our convo and tweet your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly.
Welcome back y'all - No need to waste time! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist was a full on GLOW UP as everyone featured, is or began as an indie artist! We were blessed by Tink, Rich The Kid, Jean Grae & Quell Chris, and The Weeknd! During #MUSICNEWS, we are on full on "Cardi Watch," as the rapper prepares to deliver her debut album and make history on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon! During the Blackness, we give roses to the Queens Winnie Mandela & Dr. Maya Angelou. However, we dive head first into all of the facts and fiction surrounding Howard University and Tyrone Hankerson Jr. to come to our own conclusion. Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts to @onthewayweekly!
He is RISEN - Happy Easter weekend ya'll! This week we're back with a banging #IEWeeklyPlaylist that ranges from debut projects, to new albums from legendary artists. We were blessed with sound s from Toni "Thee" Braxton, Ro James, Trevor Jackson & Chloe x Halle! In #MUSICNEWS, Cardi B has announced her debut album, and #AfroPunk has announced their NY & ATL lineups! During #TheBLACKNESS, we give it up to Virgil Ablo for breaking barriers, and recount the success and the controversy of the #MarchForOurLives! Join our convo, and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
"DO YOU KNOW WHAT TODAY IS?" After FIFTY-TWO whole weeks, we've finally made it to our one year landmark episode! This has been an awesome journey so far and we cannot thank you enough for listening and subscribing! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist was covered in 32 tracks of "the blood," after Snoop Dogg released his long anticipated gospel album. Sango, Rich Homie Quan, & Meshell Ndegeocello also take your listening experience to the next level. During #MUSICNEWS, we learned Snoop, as well as Diddy and Jay-Z are taking chances, leading black people to bold uncharted areas! During #TheBLACKNESS, Trinidad & Tobago has elected their first woman president - and Uncle Denzel is picking up another award for Distinguished Achievement! Tweet us your favorite moments over the last year to @onthewayweekly. Here's to Fifty-Two more!
It has been fifty-one weeks since our "World Premiere" episode, which means next week makes ONE YEAR! This week our IEWeeklyPlaylist was an awesome serving of #Gumbo, with just the right amount of Hip-Hop, Soul, & R&B! We had sounds from Logic, Jeremih, Bobby V. and PJ Morton! We were also joined by special guest, @VibeOnKeyah, who spoke with us about aligning her chakras and creating her album "Osumare," saving young black boys, and whether or not Bruno Mars appropriates culture. During #MUSICNEWS we give Tank his due, and prepare to go #OnTheRun again with Beyonce & Jay-Z. Finally for the #TheBLACKNESS Serena has returned, but lost to Venus after facing each other for the twenty-ninth time! Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts to @onthewayweekly - See you next week!
Wow. wOw. WOW! We are FIFTY EPISODES DEEP - and only two episodes from a full year! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist was made for cloud nine. It's the perfect pinch of wratched, Hip-Hop, Indie-Soul, but the cherry on top is Ms. Alex Isley! Also assisting the playlist are, Blac Youngsta, Earthgang, & Black Milk. During #MUSICNEWS, we prepare to embrace Auntie Mary J. Blige on the Oscar stage this weekend with her TWO nominations! Black History Month may be over, but #TheBlackness is here 365. We learn 45 hasn't caused black folks to move, but we're world traveling like never before! We also kick off Women's History Month sending praises to Queen Quinta Brunson for making the move from IG to The CW. Join our convo and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
We're back ya'll! This is our last show of Black History Month 2018 and what better way to go then by way of Wakanda! Our #IEWeeklyPlaylist has sounds from Nipsey Hu$$le, Darius Scott, Rayvn Lenae, & The Black Panther Album! In #MUSICNEWS, we talk about the impact of Drake's #GodsPlan video, and a new album from Janelle Monae! During the #TheBLACKNESS, we break down just how much Oprah is donating to The #MarchForOurLives, announce "Diamond Doris" Payne's biopic, and give praises to Black Panther's Letitia Wright. Two thirds of us have become Wakandan citizens, one is still in transformation so there are no spoilers this week, next week though, we can't make any promises! Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts and favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
HAPPY BLACK HISTORY MONTH Y'ALL - New Thursday, New episode! This week on our #IEWeeklyPlaylist we have sounds from Indoneisa to Canada to THE WOODS! We were blessed by K. Forest, Rich Brian, BIGYUKI, & Justin Timberlake! During #MusicNews, we continue to roll out the "Black Panther" red carpet with the release of Kendrick & SZA's "All The Stars" video and also talk about the new album 'on the way' from Anderson.Paak! For #TheBLACKNESS, we get you ready to kick off the Olympics by giving you eight amazing black women to root for! Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts to @onthewayweekly!
Hey Y'all! We got through episode forty-seven in forty-seven minutes! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist was quite LIT with rap spanning from the 90s to today! We had sounds from Ghostface Killah & Apollo Brown, Anfa Rose, Chris Dave & The Drumhedz, & Migos! We also re-cap the Grammys and discuss what went down in our own words - snubs, performances and all. We lend our support to the NAACP for going after 45, and finally, a Meek Mill update! Join our convo and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!