Jody Watley

View Jody Watley’s Fierce New ‘Nightlife’!

The lead single from the pop icon’s new Paradise album raises the roof

January 31, 2014

Jody Watley, “Nightlife”

Leave it to the Jody Watley to spread some much-needed soul back onto the dance floor. The Grammy-winning pop icon pays homage to the universal love of getting down with a glam video for the Dave Doyle remix of her latest, infectious club anthem, “Nightlife.” What better place to indulge in the allure of after-dark partying than Giorgio’s, the dance mecca on L.A.’s Sunset Strip? 

The black-and-white clip features a Soul Train line of dancers showing off their moves on Giorgio’s dance floor. Of course, a night out is never complete without a crew of friends, and Watley’s entourage includes Andy Warhol legend Joe Dallesandro, famed Giorgio’s owner Bryan Rabin, L.A. based dance crew The Waackers, and mega choreographer Rosero McCoy (Britney Spears/Usher). Watley’s former Shalamar bandmate Gerald Brown even lends his voice to the song, and making a surprise video cameo.

As Watley so impeccably puts it in “Nightlife”: “I’m gonna get my hair done, nails done, I’m gonna get my drag on.” Time to get your dance on!—Alexandra Phanor-Faury


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