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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 11:24 AM

You remember Adina Howard from the 90's? Well she Looks NOTHING like this today! See her Now!

By: Monya Fleming

You remember Adina Howard from the 90's? Well she Looks NOTHING like this today! See her Now!



Remember "Freak Like Me" Singer Adina Howard?: Check Out Her Interesting Documentary! (VIDEO)


In 1995, Adina Howard made waves in the world of music with her hit song “Freak Like Me.” Along with becoming one of the highest selling singles and most played music videos on MTV and BET, Adina's work allowed young women of color and future recording artists to express their sexuality without shame. 

"Adina Howard 20: A Story of Sexual Liberation" features Howards’s story in her own words as well as gives an intellectual view into the inside of the  life a platinum of a selling artist via commentary by Professor Treva B. Lindsey and others.

Adina Howard, who is 42-years-old now, rose to fame during the mid-1990s with her debut album, "Do You Wanna Ride?" which contained the smash single, "Freak Like Me."


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Sexually provocative lyrics were still pretty taboo at the time and her music caught people off guard. Adina helped pave the way for the likes of Foxy Brown and Lil' Kim.
Howard's story has been documented in an hour-long film from Rebel Life Media.

Here's their breakdown of the documentary: "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 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, Adina Howard’s performance allowed young women of color and 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 and thereafter, through the thoughts of fellow entertainers, educators, feminists, family and fans. The film gives an intellectual look inside 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."


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