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!
So much to talk about, and only forty-five minutes to do it - Welcome back! This week, we return with our first #IEWeeklyPlaylist of the year and there is more than enough R&B to go around. We discuss new music from St. Beauty, Aaron Camper, Justine Skye, & SiR! It's also #GrammyWeekend, and JAY-Z is already racking up awards while TDE announces the "Championship Tour!" We also talk get into our feelings on the government shutdown, but last and certainly not least, the boycott or non-boycott of Netflix thanks to our beloved sister, Mo'nique! Join our convo, and tweet us your favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
Back again - Time to jump in and give it to you straight! Coming off of the heals of our OBAMA Episode, you already know we had to make the 45th straight trash! This week in #MusicNews, we get into the "Superfly" remake with Future at the helm of the soundtrack, and Prince's estate hosting sketchy benefit events. In #TheBLACKNESS, we let the 45th sh*thole hear our POV, as Angela Rye heads to BET preparing to counter his State Of The Union address later this month. Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts @onthewayweekly! #OTW45
We're back for number 44 our, "OBAMA EPISODE!" We're still waiting for 2018 music to flow in and will resume the #IEWeeklyPlaylist later this month. In #MusicNews, TODAY, January 11th, we celebrate Queen Mary J. Blige's birthday as she also receives her star on the, "Hollywood Walk Of Fame!" H&M is beyond thin ice so we discuss how to buy black! Black women also continue to be amazing as 25 year old Erin Jackson makes the U.S. Olympic Long Track Speed Skating team! Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts @onthewayweekly!
HAPPY NEW YEAR Y'ALL! As we wait for the music 2018 has in store to start flowing, for our #IEWeeklyPlaylist, we compiled a 'Top 10 Predictions' list of artists who's albums we are anticipating this year! Anita Baker announced her 'Rapture' early and has announced a farewell tour, Justin Timberlake is on the verge of a new album, and Doug Jones is the first democratic senator ever to choose a black Chief Of Staff! Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts and favorite moments to @onthewayweekly now!
WE MADE IT! 2017 is officially coming to a close and we are exactly 10 episodes away from a full year of podcasting! To round out the year, this week we took a slight detour from our normal #IEWeeklyPlaylist and listed our top 10 albums of the year! During #TheBlackness, we did the same thing and highlighted our most memorable moments. We hope you enjoy and step into 2018 with us ready for and more On The Way! Join our covno and tweet us your favorite albums and moments of this year @onthewayweekly!
MERRY CHRISTMAS Y'ALL!!! This week as we officially usher in the holiday season, our Hip-Hop heavy #IEWeeklyPlaylist rounds the year out with a bang! We had sounds from Jeezy, Childish Major, Zaytoven, & N.E.R.D. We learned that John Legend will be sacrificing himself for our sins this Easter. Jay Versace is now available at Barneys, and the Black Santa app is saving black kids, one download at at time! Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts and fav moments to @onthewayweekly!
It's been FORTY WEEKS - and we're back again! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist is a tornado of Hip-Hop & R&B and has sounds from Statik Selektah, Jae Franklin, K. Michelle, Big Sean & Metro Boomin! Sylvee recaps seeing SZA live, black people saved Amurrrrica in Alabama, and Keaton Jones' momma makes a big mess! Join our convo and tweet us your favorite moments and thoughts to @onthewayweekly!
We're back for another one! Our #IEWeeklyPlaylist is laced with amazing beats, holiday soul, and R&B from Camper, The Hamiltones, Kameron Corvet, & Miguel! Chance the Rapper is the new Santa, Ryan Leslie is in need of prayer, Colin Kaepernick was crowned by "the president," and Oprah's loss is still our best gain. Join our convo and tweet us your thoughts and favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!
Just when you thought it was over, we're BACK AGAIN! Our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had sounds from LaSharVu, Fabolous & Jadakiss, Dru Hill, & D.R.A.M. We also celebrated Kahlil's birthday this week, dove into the Grammy 2018 Noms, and discussed slavery auctions in Libya, smh. Join our convo and tweet us @onthewayweekly!
Time for one more Thanksgiving helping! This week, we're back, and giving thanks! Our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had amazing sounds from T-Pain, Xavier Omar, Omarion, & Jaden Smith! Beyonce's back on top once again, Russell Simmons is the latest to face allegations, and justice for Cyntoia Brown is way past due! Tweet us your thoughts and favorite moments @onthewayweekly!
Another week, another serving! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist had sounds from Cam'ron, Sampa The Great, Wiz Khalifa, & Jidenna! We discover the true dedication of Kanye West stans, and the Xscape biopic coming to Bravo. Colin Kaepernick is on the Cover as GQ's citizen of the year, and we also discovered LiAngelo Ball's favorite snack - "Butterfingers!" Join our convo and tweet us your favorite moments @onthewayweekly.
Hey Y'all! Time to settle on in for another one! This week our #IEWeeklyPlaylist was ON! We had sounds from Lalah Hathaway, The Walls Group, Mesonjixx, and fourty-five songs to be exact from Chris Brown! Selena, finally, received her star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, but Meek Mill received a questionable two to four year prison sentence. We also officially put Papa John's on the cancelled list, discuss Texas, and ways to stay safe in public spaces. Join our convo! Tweet us your thoughts and favorite moments to @onthewayweekly!