Music. Elixir of Life. Jody Watley and The Best Trio Out Now.

 

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Jody Watley. 30 and Beyond!

 

We don’t want to be the Black Eyed Peas, BEP though we wouldn’t mind their success as a contemporary trio making eclectic fun music with style!

MUSIC is elixir for the soul, wings to imagination, hope when feeling despair, joy when you want to dance, melody when you need a good cry, a soundtrack for love, romance, celebration, revolution, self empowerment – and motivation when it’s time to kick into grind mode.

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SRL. (Shalamar Reloaded)

Tickets on Sale Now:

May 25 Chicago The Promontory: Tickets

May 26 Niagra Falls Seneca Resort and Casino Bears Den: Tickets 

May 27 New York BB Kings: Tickets

 

Special Discount Code for 80’s in the Sand, Punta Cana Dominican Republic Breathless Resort and Spa for Jody Watley fans:

80sIcons1 for Allure Rooms and 80sIcons2 for Xhale Rooms. Book Now: Here

More dates TBA

Jody Watley 30 on The Boombox

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“Jody Watley’s Self Titled Debut Album Announced Her As a Dance and Style Icon” The Boombox on Jody Watley 30: Here

Milestone. Jody Watley. Don’t You Want Me.

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From Billboard Music Chart History.

Oct, 3, 1987 – “Don’t You Want Me” is the third single from singer Jody Watley’s eponymous debut album. The song was produced by Bernard Edwards of Chic-fame and written by Jody Watley, Franne Golde and David Paul Bryant.
“Don’t You Want Me” was one of the biggest crossover singles for the year 1987, reaching top ten on the Billboard pop and R&B charts and becoming a number-one dance club hit.
“Don’t You Want Me” landed in the Top 40 of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart the week of October 24, 1987, advancing from #56 to #40. The song reached #6 on December 19, 1987 and remained there for three consecutive weeks.

Styling: Jody Watley

Art Direction: Jody Watley and Lynn Robb

Photography: Victoria Pearson

 

NEW. Jody Watley on Daily Boom.

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Jody Watley by Michel Comte.

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SRL.

“Jody Watley Finds Joy in SRL and Peace in Speaking Up”

“When I say the name Jody Watley a number of things may rush to the forefront of your mind. Grammy winner. Fashion icon. Soul Train and Shalamar. Eighties dance diva and of course, those hoop earrings…” read the rest: here

There’s always something new to say ..check out my recent conversation with Cate Meighan Fox 11 Pop Culture Expert and Radio  Entertainment Reporter.

Jody Watley. The Mood.

Each of us – Nate Allen Smith, Rosero McCoy and I “SRL” did short teasers for the forthcoming “The Mood” video which will drop on September 26, 2016. “The Mood” is from the forthcoming “Bridges” full length.

It’s also been cool to see a few fans offer their take with clips on Instagram and Youtube, such as Shawn West.

 

 

Upcoming Concerts:

Oct. 8  – Atlanta Pride Piedmont Park

Oct. 13 – Roland Martin Interview TV-One w SRL

Oct. 14-16 Blues Alley Washington D.C.

Oct. 28-29 Best Hits 80’s Meets Symphony with Tokyo Philharmonic

Oct. 30 Special Guest of DJ Osshy Billboard Love

Nov. 11 – Yoshi’s Oakland

 

ICYMI: Recent Press Links

Jody Watley Speaks Out To Those It May Concern : Here

ABC Radio Networks : Jody Watley Gets Real About Her Legacy, Message and New Music : Here

MademeNoire : Jody Not Happy With Portrayal of Black Women in  Media: Here

Eurweb with Michael P. Coleman : Here

 

Jody Watley. A Soulful Conversation.

Save the date. Friday Sept. 23, 2016 – had such a great conversation today with Mr. Chris, I very much appreciated the love and enthusiasm!

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Jody Watley. MadameNoire. Black Women Portrayal In The Media.

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Jody Watley. Photography Albert Sanchez

I’m really happy MademeNoire writer Ann Brown picked up on that part of my Open Letter, see what questions they posed: Here