Otis & Shugg are brothers Otis Cooper and 'Shugg' David from Oakland, California. Their neighborhood friend growing up was Raphael Saadiq who later signed them to Pookie records through Interscope. The year was 1995 and they released two singles. At the same time Raphael Saadiq was riding high with Tony Toni Tone, and Otis & Shuggg's 'Journey, produced by Saadiq, was immediately hailed a masterpiece on the UK soul scene and set the stage for the album We Can Do Whatever. However that album has never been released until now, exactly ten years after it was so greatly anticipated. Expansion. 2005.