Man were we looking forward to #OTWDay this week, and we're glad you're back! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist was filled with vibes from Jazz to House to Hip-Hop with sounds from Bosco, Stacy Money, Chantae Cann, & Dom Kennedy! Queen Cardi B has charted on the Billboard Top Ten, and King Kelela is finally ready to bless us with her debut album. Also, speaking of "money moves," Shonda Rhimes is making the switch from ABC to Netflix while Spike Lee has chosen his next project. But of course, we delve into Charlottesville, the fallout that ensued, and how all of this ain't nothin' new. Tweet your thoughts and ideas about how we can move forward to us @onthewayweekly!
Back again! This week, we open the show commemorating and celebrating the birthday of, "The Voice," to top all voices, Queen Whitney Houston! Also, our #IEWeeklyPlaylist is the definition of "Ratched & Redeemed," which features Rotimi, Ugly God, Stas Thee Boss, and Deitrick Haddon! We discuss the upcoming Biggie Doc, the shifting benefactors of 'Affirmative Action,' and whether or not LeVar Burton has the right to read. Join the conversation - tweet us your fav moments to @onthewayweekly!
"...and we BACK!" -This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist contains some unbelievable Indie sounds as well as two off the wall debut albums! We get music from Luke Christopher, Vic Mensa, Eli Sostre, & Amine! We also dive into an array of issues like the return of TRL, the shortest sitting WH Communications Director in history, Lil Duval vs. Janet Mock, and Oprah still securing the bag while Will Packer rises to the top! Tweet your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
Sylvee, Kahlil & Rob are back at it again, with Rob reporting to you live from his new hometown, Atlanta. This week these three are reviewing new albums from Meek Mill, Anne Dereaux, Steve Aoki & Tyler, The Creator for the #IEWeeklyPlaylist. Our girl and co-executive producer Waldy (@threeminks), gives us the run down on her experience at FYF Festival in Los Angeles. We dig into MTV's VMA nominations, Kendrick's album success, O.J. Simpson on parole, and discuss the curious case of former Dallas Cowboy Lucky Whitehead! Tweet your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
Your favorite crew is back for another again! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist has gone international! Daley, Terrace Martin & The Polly Seeds, French Montana, and Wizkid brought us vibes from England, Cali, New York, and Nigeria! If you've got kids, you'd better be on the lookout because Robert Kelly is allegedly back on the loose! We thoroughly discuss events surrounding the resurgence of the legendary singer's sketchy predatory history. We also highlight the Republican's latest failed Healthcare bill and call out Walmart on their latest racially insensitive debacle. Tweet your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly - we tweet back!
We're back y'all! This week, Summer 17 continues to heat up and the 'OTW' crew is on fire! We were blessed with great R&B, Trap, and Chill Wave vibes with releases from Sevyn Streeter, Ronald "CJ" Alexander, 21 Savage, & Toro Y Moi. We talk Jay-Z's 4:44 tour as well as Ava DuVernay's newest Netflix masterpiece. Most importantly, we sat down with 'NBC's The Voice' Contestant, and one of Kahlil's good friends, the amazing Ms. Felicia Temple! She gets personal on some of the behind the scenes activities of the show, her new EP, and the complexities of her music making process. We hope you enjoy this one, cause we had a blast! Tweet your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly - we tweet back!
"Reunited and it feels so good!" - This week the crew is back together with tons to talk about. We saw new releases this week from Calvin Harris, India.Arie, A-Natural, and of course, "The greatest rapper alive," Jay-Z! Rob & Kahlil dish out the details from their trip to New Orleans and give a play by play of all the acts they saw at EssenceFest 2017. Settle on in, get ready to laugh, and let the stanning begin! Tweet your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly - we tweet back!
This week is a special one! Kahlil & Rob are on the way to New Orleans for Essence Music Festival. The squad reviews new music from Qu'ality, Gwen Bunn, Vince Staples & DJ Khaled! We recap the BET Awards and offer a behind the scenes look at some of the show's funniest never before heard moments. Tweet us your favorite ones to @onthewayweekly - we tweet back!
This week, the crew is back together and it's been another great week in music! We see new releases from 2 Chainz, H.E.R. (aka Gabi Wilson), DJ Harrison, and the legendary Big Boi. We lost a hip hop warrior this week in Prodigy, but he can't be forgotten. We learned that this father's day, not only did Jay-Z become a new dad, but he also saved other dads in the process and still found time to announce his new album! The Philando Castile verdict came back, and just like you, we're not happy. However we discuss ways of maintaining our mental health while going through and affecting change. Join our convo and tweet your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly - we tweet back!
It's #OnTheWayDay - This week, our anticipation and thirst was finally quenched with the release of SZA's Ctrl! Just in time, it is theee album of the summer. Brother Rob is away performing in ATL this week, but we still got his input for our #IEWeeklyPlaylist which also features, Brik.Liam, Kenyon Dixon, & Curren$y! XXL released their 2017 Freshmen while legends like Ice Cube & Dave Chappelle continue to thrive! We've also cover the highlights of the Attorney General's testimony. Strap in, as we dive into Summer '17 ...we're still getting started and have a lot more on the way! Tweet your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly - we tweet back!
"WE LIVE BABY!" - This week we were BLESSED with #HEALER, the newest installment by our own Rob Milton, produced by Georgia Anne Muldrow. He added a new EP to his discography and we were lucky enough to get the inside scoop of his process behind creating this soulful masterpiece! We also had blessings by, PartyNextDoor, Mali Music, and Sly 5th Ave! Chance The Rapper & New Edition keep on winning, but we can't quite say the same for Bill Maher or Bill Cosby. 45 also pulled us out of the 'Paris Accord' leaving us with more ammo to justify his impeachment. We want to know what you have to say, so tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly - we tweet back!
We've got a brand new episode for the start of a brand new month! Welcome back. This week, we see blessings from Bryson Tiller, Moonchild, Gucci Mane, and also have a spirited discussion about Lil Yachty and his 'Teenage Emotions'. SZA finally confirms an album release date and Rob says he's going to see Lauryn Hill's new tour regardless of what time she shows up. Also, President 'Thumb Thugga's' arthritis may be acting up, but it won't stop congress from a new investigation into his Senior Advisor, and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. We want to hear from you so tweet us your thoughts & favorite moments to @onthewayweekly - we tweet back!
Back Again! The second quarter of 2017 keeps on dropping gems! This week we're blessed with the return of of T-Wayne (T-Pain & Lil' Wayne), and Goapele. We also dive into the sounds of Nick Hakim, and Faith Evans & The Notorious B.I.G. We send peace and prayers out to Manchester and recap the Billboard Awards, while challenging the diversity of the record industry. Lastly, your favorite crew takes a look at the questionable paper trail of funny money being left behind by Gen. Michael Flynn. "It's all about to come tumbling down." Tweet us your thoughts at @onthewayweekly now...we tweet back!
We are back for our 10th week with y'all and this time around we are excited about new music from Letoya Luckett, B.O.B, Paramore & Sir The Baptist. We also chop it up about the BET Awards nominations, Cheryl Boone Isaacs stepping down, North Korea playing around with these damn missiles and so much more. Join in on the conversation and tweet us your favorite moments to @OnTheWayWeekly now!
It's 'Mother's Day' and this week we're joined by our very FIRST guest, Kahlil's mom, Ms. Gwen Franklin. Mama Gwen graces us with her presence and breaks down her journey through the music business working with acts like Parliament Funkadelic, Janet Jackson, Atlantic Star, and SWV to name a few. She also leaves us with a bevy of uplifting gems to move forward. For our #IEWeeklyPlaylist this week we talk Logic, Organized Noize, Russ, and Jeremih. We also recap the 'MTV Movie & TV Awards' and of course '45' firing now former FBI Director Jim Comey. There's a bunch of Mother's Day surprises loaded up in this episode. Happy #OnTheWayDay! Make sure to show yo mama some love this weekend and tweet your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly now!
This week, MARY'S BACK! We the squad, hold nothing back while giving the 'Queen of Hip-Hop Soul' her roses! We cover new music from Young MA, The Gorillaz, Dear White People, and of course, Mary J. Blige. We attempt to give Ja Rule the benefit of the doubt, and seek justice in Texas for the family of slain 15 year old Jordan Edwards. As you listen, let us know what's on your mind. Tweet us @onthewayweekly with your favorite moments - we tweet back!
This week your favorite new squad is singing the praises of Avery Sunshine, PJ Morton, Eric Roberson & BSTFRND. We're also going up for Matthew Whitaker's appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and bemoaning Shea Moisture's campaign to share the butters with the melanin-deficient community. Join in on the conversation and tweet us your favorite moments to @OnTheWayWeekly now!
Kendrick's back! And Little Dragon is too. This week we serve up rave reviews of their new albums as well as John Mayer and Elhae. We're talking Alicia Keys tweets, The Roots showing love for the kids with their new TV shows, and 'Shaolin Fantastic' gearing up to play Spider-Man. All this and more #OnTheWay. Tweet us your favorite moments to @OnTheWayWeekly now!
This week we talk about new releases from Joey Bada$$, Mack Wilds, Her, and Pentatonix, and we patiently await Kendrick's "DAMN" to drop. Our co-host Rob Milton is also featured on a new track! United Airlines is losing after dragging a passenger out of the plane, but black women are winning this week! Shout out to Amber Riley, Lynn Nottage, Jessica Davenport-Williams, Jazzy Davenport, and Khadija Warfield. A black woman is now also on the $100 coin, and Governor Cuomo is making college free for NY students. You know what's next, you flip the switch and we keep you up to date with the latest music, news, and everything related that is #OnTheWay. Tweet your favorite moments to @OnTheWayWeekly ...now!
On the eve of of the possible release of King Kendrick's 4th album, we humbly await his arrival, and recount the steps that led to this point. This week we talk projects by Kodak Black, Maad, Amir Obe, and Jamiroquai. After thirteen years, Mary J. Blige and Kanye West have given us the collab we've been waiting for! Beyonce and Drake respectively may be heading to the big screen, and after eighty-five years, Mayor de Blasio has announced plans to close Rikers Island. (It's also Waldy's Birthday!) You know what's next, you flip the switch and we keep you up to date with the latest music, news, and everything related that is #OnTheWay. Tweet your favorite moments to @OnTheWayWeekly ...now!