In fact, they had met and become friends a few years prior to the Love Confessions album.She has a close relationship with the eldest son of Gerald, Le Micah Levert, and even refers to him as one of her kids.He used to date the lead singer in the r&b group Xscape.
RELATED: Teyonah Parris to Star in Miki Howard TV One Biopic and I see that the same stuff is going on that was going on when I was coming up in the business,” Howard says with a chuckle before getting serious about the point of her autobiographical film.
“I really hope that people who have been abused or who have struggled with drugs see this and see themselves,” she says.
Personal and professional highs include topping the charts, starting a family, marriage and even dating her occasional duet partner Gerald Levert.
Darius Mc Crary stars as Levert and does an amazing job capturing the late R&B singer’s mannerisms and style.
In honor of Black Music Month, the network tapped a stellar cast to bring the vision and story to life as reported by Billboard, adding Lisa Raye Mc Coy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius Mc Crary and Teyonah Parris as Howard.
But the casting that wowed viewers and is number five on the jaw dropping list is the woman who played iconic singer Chaka Khan -- her daughter Indira Khan.
It looks like Kandi has created some loving relationships with her extended families, that’s a beautiful thing and it would have been really interesting to see Gerald and Kandi remain in a long relationship while he was here.
They both have down to earth personalities, so they’re chemistry was probably magnetic.
Those who follow Khan's career know that she did battle with drug and alcohol abuse until she got clean and became a vegan (she looks AMAZING in present day.) But, who knew it was to the extent that it was until this movie?
From the looks of it, Khan is not debating how the story was told or how she was portrayed.
See full summary » Follows the life of three siblings, one brother and two sisters, who, with one of the sister's teenage son, move to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from their recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.