Adina Howard

Born Nov 14, 1974

Adina Howard is an American R&B singer who rose to prominence during the mid 1990s with her debut album, Do You Wanna Ride? and her debut single, "Freak Like Me". Howard is known for her sexual image and provocative songs. Some of her other minor hits include "What's Love Got To Do With It?", "(Freak) And U Know It", "Nasty Grind", and the fan favorite "T-Shirt & Panties".… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Adina Howard.


1973 Birth Born on November 14, 1973.


1995 21 Years Old Her debut album Do You Wanna Ride?, featuring the Platinum-certified hit single, "Freak Like Me," was released in 1995 and was certified Gold by the RIAA. … Read More
1996 22 Years Old In 1996, she collaborated with Warren G for the Police Story 3: Super Cop soundtrack with the single "What's Love Got to Do with It" which featured a sample of the Tina Turner hit. … Read More
1997 23 Years Old In 1997, she prepared for the release of her second album, Welcome to Fantasy Island (originally titled Portrait of a Lady). … Read More
2002 28 Years Old In 2002, she filmed her second movie role, in the still-unreleased Casanova's Demise for director Tigre Hill.


2004 - 2005 2 More Events
2006 32 Years Old In 2006, she announced that a new single "Phone Sex" was going to be released, but the following year, the song "L.O.V.A." was released digitally as her lead single. … Read More
2007 33 Years Old Also in 2007, she released a jewelry line titled "Vixen Vintage." … Read More
2008 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, she appeared in the short film Poke the Sleeping Bear which won the Grand Jury Award at the 2008 Solstice Film Festival. … Read More
In 2011, she started work on her Culinary Arts degree, a cookbook, a new album and a restaurant in Austin, Texas.
In 2012, Howard released two buzz singles online: "2 Close" and "Ooh Wee."
On January 16, 2013, Howard wrote on her Twitter account that her new single "Better Than Ever" would be released soon. … Read More


2014 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2014, it was announced that Howard had landed the lead role of April in Derrell Lawrence's touring stage play "Do You Trust Your Best Friend?" and is set to make her stage debut in October in Washington, DC. … Read More
Howard is also set to appear on Centric's new docu-series "Being" in early 2015.
In March 2016, she was featured on the new single "Freak" by R3hab and Quintino, who sampled her single "Freak Like Me."
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