"If You Feel the Funk" was the debut single from artist La Toya Jackson. It was released in 1980 on Polydor Records, and comes from Jackson's self-titled debut album (1980). It was released in three versions, with "Are You Ready?", "Lovely Is She" and "Night Time Lover" on the B-side (all three were album tracks; "Night Time Lover" was later released as a single).
Jackson performed "If You Feel the Funk" as well as "Are You Ready" on the November 8, 1980 episode of Soul Train. She performed "If You Feel the Funk" on the December 13, 1980 episode of American Bandstand. In Europe, the number was performed on the 13 December 1980 episode of Dutch program TopPop and on the 12 February 1981 episode of Musikladen.