Jody Watley – Classic Image of The Day. Rupaul’s Drag Race Season 3.

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Jody Watley with Emmy winning RuPaul – it was fun to be guest on judge Season 3 back in 2011 on RuPaul’s Drag Race before the show really exploded.

Jody Watley – Freestyle Festival 15 Spring Edition In Pictures

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Backstage ready to slay the Freestyle Festival 15 Spring Edition with the Wattage dance squad!

Jody Watley and Wattage dance squad

I love being able to give younger new talent opportunities in their journey – and as always meeting people who bring a positive energy is also beautiful as they are: Gabriella Garcia, choreographer/dancer Tevyn Cole, Lisa Rubi, Kayla Simone, Ameerah Thayer, Kendie Jones, Jasmine Boyes.

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Multi-talented John Gregory and Nate Allen Smith of SRL.

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Actress Tisha Campbell and new artist Dani Wright friends of Nate Allen Smith of SRL came to support.

 

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We only had 10 minutes but were prepared to make the best of it.

Jody Watley Classic Images of The Day. Harper’s Bazaar May 1988 Photography Scavullo

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Jody Watley. Harper’s Bazaar, 1988

Photography the legendary Francesco Scavullo

Makeup: John Evans

Hair: Jeff Woodley

Monday Wattage. Look To The Good.

Remember – Every day might not be good but there is always good in each day – look to the good. Wattage!

Upcoming this week:

April 19 London- Under the Bridge – Tickets

April 19 – The new single “Good Good Reason” Brian Power ft. Jody Watley due at all digital outlets. Out Now at Traxsource:

April 20 – Amsterdam- The Melkweg featuring Shalamar Reloaded (SRL) – a repeat performance (first was in 2015) 2019 is now sold out- the second time around!

Jody Watley-Weekend Wattage and End of March Updates

A most blessed and joyful weekend to all. Since this is the 30th Anniversary of “Larger Than Life” today’s look is channeling the more chic look.

Always find and stand in your best light – radiate the best of yourself.

Wattage!

Up Next:: April 19 New single “Good Good Reason” Brian Power featuring Jody Watley

April 19 – London at Under The Bridge

April 20 – Amsterdam The Melkweg

April 27 – Microsoft Theater “Freestyle Festival 15”

May 3 – Fresno, CA Cinco de Mega Woodward Park

June 22 – Blue Note Napa “An Evening Of Love, Jazz and Soul”

and more TBA

Jody Watley Thursday Classic. Harper’s Bazaar Fashion Editorial 1991.

1991 “Affairs Of The Heart” album – Music & Fashion Editorial in Harper’s Bazaar – before it was common to see artists in high fashion magazines. This was my third such feature – the first came with my solo debut.

Wattage!

OTD. Jody Watley Music.

March 7, 1992 – 27 Years Ago Today: Jody Watley had the Hot Shot Debut at No. 73 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart with her single, “I’m The One You Need.” This was Watley’s 11th consecutive solo single to chart on the Hot 100 and it became her 7th Top 20 hit when it peaked at No. 19 on May 16, 1992. The single was written by Watley with Alec Chantzis and David Morales and was her 9th solo entry on the Billboard Dance Songs Chart where it peaked at No. 3. Please click the following link to view the accompanying video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFwPWHlN83I

March 7, 1987 – 32 Years Ago Today: Jody Watley debuted at No. 82 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart with her single, “Looking For A New Love.” This Jody Watley/Andre Cymone-penned single was her chart debut as a solo artist after serving as the female singer for the R&B-dance trio, Shalamar, from 1977-1983. “Looking For A New Love,” peaked at No. 2 for four weeks beginning May 2, 1987 stalled behind Cutting Crew’s “(I Just) Died In Your Arms” and U2’s “With Or Without You.” It was the first of 12 Hot 100 singles Watley scored between 1987-98 which included seven Top 40’s, six of which were Top Tens. Two of the singles, including “Looking For A New Love” were also No. 1 singles on the Billboard R&B Chart. Watley won the Best New Artist Grammy for 1987. Please click the following link to view the accompanying video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQL-B3PNkeI