She is an entertainment legend who entranced us and inspired our inner badassery with her electrifying dance moves, sultry alto and inescapable R&B and dance music for more than four decades. Because of her music and dance achievement, alliance to LGBTQ communities and humanitarian efforts, Jody Watley has been recently named as the 2019 “Woman of Excellence/Career Achievement” honoree at the upcoming LGBT Music Festival in Cancun, Mexico, during Memorial Day Weekend.
Watley joins fellow entertainment legend Frank Gatson, style icon Ty Hunter and singing sensation Frenchie Davis as honorees and special guests this Memorial Day Weekend. Waddie G., Monifah, Terez Mychelle and Patrick L. Riley are some of the celebrity hosts to engage travelers in a holiday weekend of epic fun in Mexico.
This started out as an attempt at photoillustration of #jodywatley. I realized I don’t really have the patience for the technical details required to master this. I’m too in love with broad strokes. Just a slight stroke on the lips has turned this photo into #rhianna in my eyes. Anyone else see this? “
“The Mood” Jody Watley and SRL (Alex Di Cio’ Extended Mix) is included on a rich and soulful Top 100 with a range of new and fellow heritage artists with new music; Toni Braxton, Peabo Bryson, Will Downing.
In America R&B has morphed into Hip-Hop in terms of commercial support on radio and with younger fans. Thankfully, the U.K. Soul Chart is strictly as it says – Soul.