Over the course of her career, Jody Watley blended R&B and dance-pop in sleek and stylish fashion, topping the charts and winning Grammys for her memorable singles and albums. Along the way, she helped bridge the gap between rap and R&B with the 1987 single "Friends" -- which featured Eric B. & Rakim -- and became a fashion icon with the help of a series of visually striking videos. Watley broke through in the late '80s with her self-titled debut album and hit songs like "Looking for a New Love" and "Real Love." After establishing her trademark club-friendly sound, she moved away from dance-pop, touching on social issues with 1991's Affairs of the Heart and grown-up romance on 1993's Intimacy. Watley then followed her muse in any number of directions, teaming with top remixers like Masters at Work, exploring drum'n'bass and ...
Read Full Biography

Album Highlights

See Full Discography

Artists Moods

Artists Themes