Happy New Year Y’all - Enjoy some bloopers!
Merry Christmas Y’all! We’re back, and this week we saved our favorite holiday albums released this year just for this episode. We have sounds from John Legend, The Karew Family, Pentatonix, & PJ Morton! In #MUSICNEWS we talk Grammy noms, and during the #TheBLACKNESS we look forward to Michelle Williams & Bobby Brown on BET’s new show, “American Soul!” Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts to @onthewayweekly!
Hey yall! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had sounds from Smino, David & Tamela Mann, Little Dragon, & one of our own, Cousin! For #MUSICNEWS we discuss Chance, Cardi & T.I. teaming up for Netflix’s newest venture as well as Ariana Grande receiving her first number one record! During #TheBLACKNESS, we discuss the recounts and possible run off elections occurring in Georgia & Florida, and also spotlight the only queen, Michelle Obama and her book release! Join our convo and tweet us you favorite thoughts to @onthewayweekly!
Hey y’all - we’re back again! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had sounds from Takeoff, Moruf & Ikenna, Swiss Beatz, & H.E.R. #MUSICNEWS has groups reunions GALORE including “Da Band,” & “The Spice Girls!” During #TheBLACKNESS, it turns out America came through these midterm elections and we made our voices heard! We recap all of the highlights, wins and losses. Simone Biles is still out here winning titles and breaking records and Auntie Oprah is also still out here with her Favorite Things 2018 List! Join our convo and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
Welcome to NOVEMBER everyone - we’re back for another week! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist has sounds from Georgia Anne Muldrow, Mih-Ty (Jeremih & Ty Dolla $ign), Nao & Avery Wilson! During #MUSICNEWS we dive into new music from D’Angelo and SoundCloud’s “New Deal.” #TheBLACKNESS is congratulates Keesha Sharp on bagging the rights to the Eartha Kitt biopic and encourages you to vote, Vote, VOTE! Join our convo and tweet us your favorite thoughts @onthewayweekly!
Hey Y’all - Welcome back! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had ‘Bops Galore’ from Usher & Zaytoven, Belly, Quavo, & Ella Mai! During #MUSICNEWS we recap the BET Hip Hop Awards and Rob recounts The Carnival of Consciousness at Afropunk Atlanta! During #TheBLACKNESS we dive into justice at the Bodega, and discuss not ‘turning the other cheek.” Also, we deep dive into New Jersey’s newest bill that could legalize marijuana on a huge scale. Join our convo and tweet us your favorite thoughts to @onthewayweekly!
We’ve officially welcomed you back here SEVENTY TIMES, and we don’t have any plans on slowing down! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had sounds form Shawn Stockman, Aluna George, Mario, & T.I. During #MUSICNEWS, we acknowledge Janelle Monae adding Disney to her resume, and also recap the American Music Awards. In #TheBLACKNESS, we catch you up to date with the latest game of iSpy with the Obamas, and Rob gives an eyewitness account of his experience working on “The Hate You Give!” Join our convo and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
So glad you’ve made it back “one mo ‘gin!” We’re back with what you need for your listening pleasure y’all! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had sounds from A1 & Lyrica Anderson, Reason, Marsha Ambrosius, & Lil Wayne! #MUSICNEWS is full of controversy from Lauryn Hill’s chakra’s to judges ruling against Beyonce, smh. During #TheBLACKNESS we report on Amazon raising the their minimum wage to the Queen herself, Tina Turner bringing her musical to broadway! Join our convo and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
Back again this week y’all with, “…whatcha need to proceed!” This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist has sounds from Young Thug, Lupe Fiasco, Christine & The Queens, & music from Insecure Season 3! During #MUSICNEWS we start anticipating new Anderson.Paak music. In #TheBLACKNESS we acknowledge THEE Halle Berry & Lena Waithe teaming up with BET for a Boomerang TV Series. Also if you haven’t seen the Quincy doc on Netflix…RUN, don’t walk! Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts to @onthewayweekly.
Back again y’all with the sauce! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist is dripping with the gospel, hip hop and indie swag from Tori Kelly, Noname, Wale, & 6LACK! In #MUSICNEWS we discuss the recently announced #goodassjob collaboration between Kanye & Chance The Rapper, as well as Ms. Lauryn Hill’s tour drama. During #TheBLACKNESS, we dive head into the Emmys and celebrate all the black folks who left with gold statues. However we don’t talk Emmys without discussing Katt Williams greatness and weakness. Join our convo and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
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!