To hear the O’Jays tell it, gospel singing groups are the worst when it comes to competing with others in the industry. On “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, Eddie Levert, Sr. joked, gospel groups are “the most competitive people because they don’t want anyone to have more Jesus than them.” Levert also shared a story about a match-up […]

The O’Jays is an R&B group from Ohio who gained fame and recognition in the ’70s with their hits, “Back Stabbers,” “Love Train,” and “For the Love of Money.” Eddie Levert, Sr., Walter Williams, Sr., and Eric Nolan Grant rounded out the group, although there have been some lineup switches since the group was formed. […]

This interview was originally published on NewsOne on September 20, 2013. Roland Martin spoke with Eddie Levert, Walter Williams and Eric Nolan of The O’Jays about the band’s upcoming charity weekend in Las Vegas. The legendary group has rallied superstars from Magic Johnson to Stevie Wonder in an effort to raise money for education. See the […]