So much ugliness going on in the world amidst this pandemic..we can all do our part to create more love and peace.. Now. Lyrical inspiration from my latest release ‘The Healing.’
“As Jody is known to do, she does more than just share a salient message in her music. She manages to make it a bop, too!” – Soulbounce
“The Healing” Available at All Digital Platforms.
#OTD May 20, 1989 “Real Love” by GRAMMY® winner Jody Watley from her platinum second album “Larger Than Life” peaked at #2 on Billboard Hot 100 Chart. “Real Love” became one of the biggest pop and R&B singles of 1989. The single reached number-one on the US Billboard Hot R&B Singles chart and dance chart.
#1 * Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
#1 * Dance Club Songs
#2 * Hot 100
The video directed by Academy Award winning director David Fincher remains one of MTV’s Most Nominated Of All Time with 6 nominations.
An inspirational lyric from my new single “The Healing.” When you are present in the moment, circumstance there’s so much to gain and absorb. I say this a lot at my concerts – don’t miss the moment by looking into your phone. In watching the blockbuster Michael Jordan documentary “The Last Dance” one of the takeaways in the Episode 9 was how Jordan was nearly obsessive about being in the moment, being present. “Why worry about a shot I haven’t taken yet or one I missed..”
With everything going on with the current pandemic and lives, business being turned upside down – all we can do is be present not lament on how life used to be or how it’s going to be when this is behind us. Make the best of now.
“The Healing” available at all digital outlets. Musical medicine.
“As ‘Rona continues to plague our lives and put everyone on the sick and/or shut-in list, it’s hard to remember that life really and truly will go on – even if it’s not the way we planned. As we roll with the punches and pivot accordingly, living legend Jody Watley reminds us to keep living, keep loving and keep moving forward on her latest musical offering, “The Healing (Redtop Remix).” Watley wrote the tranquil track just before the global pandemic and, like most age-old wisdom, it is right on time. As Jody is known to do, she does more than just share a salient message in her music. She manages to make it a bop, too!”
Read the full review by Ken Haam on Soulbounce
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Rest In Peace To The Architect of Rock n Roll. Originator. Innovator. Influencer
Little Richard was also a part of one of the great nights of my life and career, winning Best New Artist at The 30th. GRAMMY Awards in NYC and one of the broadcasts most legendary moments.
My condolences to his family, friends and loved one’s.
Rest In Peace and We Thank You For Blazing a trail that influenced and created a path for so many, including me to be my unique self regardless if credit is given for the influence. The fact that it was Little Richard that God, the universe aligned with The Recording Academy to make it be him on that night to make it not just another award handed out but a legendary television moment really I appreciate even more now looking back on it – Little Richard, the originator made me a double winner that night and forevermore.
A lot of laughs this day back in 1988 with on air personality/actor Jay Thomas and Little Richard at Los Angeles’ Power 106 Radio Station; when radio was Pop/R&B and Rock – this was not long after that legendary Grammy night — we were at Power 106 for interview with Jay, photo taken by Boomer Servantez another popular on air personality at the time. Rest In Peace Little Richard as well as Jay Thomas who passed away in 2017.