She was beautiful and she still had those signature "Jody Watley" hoop earrings!! Loved It :)
To date, she is best known for her role in being a pioneer setting trends and standards for dance, style, music and video. Early in her solo career she was also noted for her commercial dance pop stylings with a funky edge.Jody Watley is also noted as being the first Pop/R&B singer to include a rapper on the specialized verse/bridge with their collaboration on "Friends" featuring Eric B. & Rakim, which would become a popular formula in commercial Pop/R&B/Hip-Hop.
Watley has sold over 50 million albums and singles Worldwide. In 2008, she was the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from Billboard magazine, and was also prominently featured in the historic black issue of Vogue Italia in 2008.
Watley is currently finishing her 10th solo album, "Chameleon". Initially intended for release in 2010, she recently stated via a fan video greeting that the project is a work in progress.
On October 27, 2012, Watley will star in the Broadway-style musical Loving the Silent Tears, which will premiere in Los Angeles.