Grammy Winner Jody Watley & Shalamar Reloaded Release Controversial New Single, Video “The Mood”


Grammy Winner Jody Watley, and Shalamar Reloaded just released their controversial new single and video, called “The Mood.” The Mood is a feel-good jam.

If you remember Shalamar from the 1970s, this is not the same group. It is a new group – Shalamar Reloaded. The trio consists of Rosero McCoy, Nate Allen Smith and featuring Grammy-winning music icon Jody Watley.

What’s the controversy? You’ll need to watch the video to see that, because I’m not delivering a spoiler here!

The single is available at digital outlets starting Oct. 14, 2016.

You can use the tags #SRL #JodyWatley #themood on social media when sharing this story, the video, and your comments.

The great video and the photo for the poster, seen below, were made in Hawaii. Stunning!

Back in the 1970s, Jody Watley first made a name for herself, in the group Shalamar. After that, she went solo, and in 1998, was awarded Best New Artist at the 1988 Grammys.

You can connect with Jody Watley, the CEO of Avid Music Inc., and Shalamar Reloaded on social media, to see what else they are doing. Future projects include appearing at The Roxy Theatre on the Sunset Strip, in January next year.

The official Jody Watley website is She is also on Twitter @jodywatley and on Facebook.

There is an official Shalamar Reloaded website.

Here is the Shalamar Reloaded promotion poster for “The Mood.”

Shalamar reloaded - SRL - The Mood.
Shalamar reloaded – SRL – The Mood.

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