Jody Watley Makes Surprise TV Appearance on DJ Cassidy’s “Pass The Mic: BET Soul Train Edition” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Jody Watley
Makes Surprise TV Appearance on
DJ Cassidy’s “Pass The Mic: BET Soul Train Edition.”

(Hollywood, CA – November 30, 2020) – Jody Watley is always full of surprises.

The Grammy-winning, trendsetting pioneer in music, video, fashion and style recently joined other R&B legends of the 80s on DJ Cassidy’s “Pass the Mic: BET Soul Train Edition,” which also featured Sheila E, Chaka Khan, El DeBarge, Deniece Williams, Morris Day, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Lisa Lisa, George Clinton, and many more. DJ Cassidy included an all-star surprise line-up for his set, including Jody Watley giving homage to she and her fellow musical legends who gave birth to some of the greatest dance records of all time. The ‘highly anticipated,’ DJ show premiered after the Soul Train Awards, and also aired on VH1 and MTV2 on Sunday, November 29.

Never one to disappoint, Jody Watley ‘rocked the mic’ and performed bars of “A Night to Remember,” one of the many hit songs from her years during the pinnacle time for the group, Shalamar for the prime-time DJ television special.

Following her brief six year run in the group, Watley went on to become a celebrated solo artist, respected businesswoman, innovative music maker, and style-forging pioneer who has led the way as an entrepreneur working in the independent music world as one of the few already-established female best-selling artists to produce, create and own her recordings.

Some of her many classic hits include “Real Love,” “Don’t You Want Me,” “Everything,” and “Still A Thrill.”

She is one of the architects of 21st-century pop. From her groundbreaking union of rap and R&B (1987’s “Friends,” a collaboration with hip-hop legends Eric B. & Rakim) to her vision-forward amalgamation of high fashion, street fashion and music in the 1980s (long before it became the norm), to her fusion of jazz and underground club culture with keen pop instincts, and the ease with which she crossed and still crosses genre, the iconic singer forged the template that is now everybody’s playbook.

DJ Cassidy’s popular ‘Pass the Mic’ webcast series made its debut on BET’s broadcast of “The Soul Train Awards.” His special DJ edition immediately followed after the awards show and delivered a second prime-time special that brought Cassidy’s all-star medleys, usually seen via Twitch and YouTube, to a network for the first time.

“I was thrilled to be part of the first TV presentation for DJ Cassidy’s ‘Pass the Mic.’ He has such an incredible love of music and appreciation for an artist’s body of work that reflects in his presentation and delivery as a DJ,” said Watley.

“Cassidy knows how to mix music seamlessly and play the right song at the right time. It was such an honor and great feeling to be a part of the TV broadcast. We have a mutual appreciation and love as well as a respect for the classics – great music and artistry has no expiration date!” she added.

For all links to Jody Watley’s website, blog, social media & more visit https://direct.me/jodywatley

BNM Publicity Group

MORE News on T.U.M.S.!

DARE Records Presents New Holiday EP "A Countdown to Christmas" (Reissue) | LISTEN!
Gospel-Reggae Singer Samuel Suh Releases New Single "Strengthener" | LISTEN!
Peloton x Beyoncé Return With Largest Artist Series Ever | Launching Oct. 19th, 2021
Brian McKnight Releases New Single "Faithfully" | LISTEN!
Singer Keb' Mo' to Release New Album "Good To Be" on Jan. 21st, 2022 | WATCH New Video for Single "G...
Jazz Vocalist Nicole Henry Releases New Project "Time to Love Again" | LISTEN!
Inspirational Singer De'Leon Releases New Album "Life Is..." | LISTEN to New Single "Life is Better"...
R&B Singer Antoine Dunn's New Single "Lose It All" Breaks Billboard R&B Top 40 Charts
Singer Renee Spearman's New Single "I Got God" is Billboard's Most Added Song | WATCH NEW VIDEO!
Jazz Group Pieces of a Dream Returns with New Project "Fired Up!" on Oct. 15th, 2021 | LISTEN to Tit...
Technics Announces Collaboration with R&B Artist Leon Bridges
Music Legend Billy Preston's Classic Project "Encouraging Words" to be Reissued on Vinyl Oct. 29th, ...
Saxophonist Arnan Raz & Drummer Pablo Eluchans Release New 3-Track EP “Pal Viento” | LISTEN!
NEW VOICES! Singer Dana Williams Releases Official Music Video for New Single "Let Me"
Marvin Gaye's Classic LP "What’s Going On" (50th Anniversary 2LP Edition) Arrives Dec. 3rd, 2021
Keith Sweat Releases New Single "Can't Nobody" feat. Raheem DeVaughn | LISTEN!
Saxophonist Paul Taylor to Release New Project "AND NOW THIS" on Nov. 5th, 2021 | LISTEN!
Neo-Soul/Gospel Singer Cynthia Jones Releases New Music Video for "Ain't No Half Steppin"
Blues Singer Dexter Allen Releases Official Music Video for Single "Keep Moving On"
Gospel Ensemble Trevone Perry & Team DP Releases New Single "Alright Alright" | LISTEN!
5 Most Remarkable Female Jazz Singers
Tiffany Bynoe Releases Official Music Video for Single "Closer & Closer" feat. Guitarist Tim Bowman ...
Jazz Singer José James to Release New Album "Merry Christmas from José James” on Nov. 19th, 2021 | L...
R&B Singer Diquan Julius Releases Official Music Video for Single "Let's Dance" | WATCH!
Gospel Singer Gene Hospkins to Release New Album "Homecoming" (Deluxe Edition) on Oct. 29th, 2021 | ...
Hammond B3 Organ Legend Dr. Lonnie Smith Dies at 79
Smoke Sessions Records to Release the Late Harold Mabern's New Album "Mabern Plays Coltrane" on Dec....
Contemporary Jazz Band The Cookers Release New Album "Look Out!" | WATCH NEW ALBUM TRAILER!
Contemporary Jazz Guitarist Marco Albani to Release New Album "Kallaama" on Sept. 29th, 2021 | LISTE...
Guitarist Marlon McClain Releases New Single "Get Down" feat. BD3 | WATCH NEW ANIMATED VIDEO!
Gospel Singer Josh Copeland Releases New EP "No Fear" | LISTEN to New Single "Oh How"!
Gospel Songstress Kim Person to Release New 5-Track EP "Journey 2.0" on Oct. 1st, 2021 | WATCH NEW V...
The Gerry Eastman Trio Releases New Album "Trust Me" | WATCH NEW VIDEO!
The Temptations Releases New Single "Is It Gonna Be Yes Or No" feat. Smokey Robinson | LISTEN & WATC...
Brian Culbertson Releases New Album “The Trilogy, Part 1: Red” | LISTEN to New Single "Feel The Love...
Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music Release Highly Anticipated New Collaboration Album "Jonny x Mali: L...
Nigerian Songstress Seyi Shay Releases New Song for Peace "Spread Love" | LISTEN!
Flautist Jef Kearns to Drop New Single "I Want'a Do Something Freaky to You" on Oct. 22nd, 2021
NEW VOICES! Singer Sweet Allyson Releases New Single "Anchor In (Come to Jesus)" | LISTEN!
Singer Steve Tyrell to Release New Album "Shades of Ray" on Sept. 24th, 2021 | LISTEN to New Single ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *