DEF: Jody Watley with Eric B. & Rakim “Friends”
Chicago-born musician Jody Watley hit the Top 10 onÂ Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart with the first three singles from her 1989 albumÂ Larger Than Life. On this date that year, the second of that trio of songs — “Friends,” which also featured New York-based duoÂ Eric B. & RakimÂ –Â rose to a peak position of number 9. Today, “Friends” by Jody Watley with Eric B. & Rakim is the Daily Eighties Flashback.