In 1995, Adina Howard made waves in the world of music with her hit song “Freak Like Me”. Never before had a solo R&B female artist made such a bold & controlling stance sexually through song. Along with becoming one of the highest selling singles and most played music videos on MTV & BET in 1995, Adina Howard’s performance allowed young women of color & future recording artist to express their sexuality without shame.
“Adina Howard 20: A Story Of Sexual Liberation” shares Adina’s story through her own words as well as the impact that she made during the 1990s & thereafter through the thoughts of fellow entertainers, educators, feminists, family, & fans.
The film gives an intellectual look into the inside of the highs & 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 & Jamie Foxx, and the sudden halt to her stardom due to her comments about record executive Sylvia Rhone.