As a follow-up to Damiana Garcia’s previous episode in which she visited Allee Willis‘ fabulous home Willis Wonderland, here Damiana goes to Allee’s live extravaganza Badeya, Baby! at the NoHo Performing Arts Center, a night of legendary music, storytelling, surprises and delicious Boogaloo Wonderland sandwiches courtesy of Chef Greg, who was flown in from Detroit for the occasion. Damiana also chats with Bruce Vilanch, Lisa Loeb, an original member of Earth, Wind & Fire, Luenell, Daniel Franzese, Kat Kramer and more. By the end of the night, Damiana was saying a joyful “Badeya, Baby!” of her own.
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Wowlebrity Daniel Franzese (Mean Girls, Sh*t Italian Mom’s Say) interviews Grammy-winning songwriter Allee Willis(“September,” “Boogie Wonderland,”co-wrote the music and lyrics to Broadway’s The Color Purple,”Stir It Up,” “The Neutron Dance,” and the Friends theme “I’ll Be There For You”) about her special friendship with James Brown and his influence on her collecting Afro-soul artifacts, which has turned into one of the largest known collections in existence! Allee Willis is currently promoting her LIVE show BaDeYa Baby! Tickets are available on AlleeWillis.com You can also follow or message them on Twitter Daniel Franzese at @whatsupdanny and Allee Willis @AlleeWillis Filmed by Alex Wolff. Featuring NEVER BEFORE SEEN FOOTAGE of the Godfather of Soul!