It’s been 20 years since Adina Howard dropped her hit single “Freak Like Me.” Never before had a solo R&B female artist made such a bold and controlling stance sexually through song. Along with becoming one of the highest selling singles and most played music videos on MTV and BET in 1995, Howard’s performance allowed young women of color and future recording artist to express their sexuality without shame. Check out the documentary inside..
The documentary film gives an intellectual look into the inside of the highs and lows of the life a platinum selling artist, whose work has made a lasting impact despite the polarizing feelings towards her.
Adina speaks on her relationship with Tupac Shakur, the banning of her music video from BET, landing a cameo role in the movie Waiting to Exhale, her encounter with legendary vocalist Nancy Wilson, working with Hollywood giants Jackie Chan and Jamie Foxx and the sudden halt to her stardom due to her comments about record exec Sylvia Rhone.
Sylvia Rhone is the female version of Diddy, got more one hit wonder’s than the bread company, the only artist that’s still relevant that she discovered are Missy Elliot and Busta Rhymes…. Nevertheless, Adina Howard was dope…