Chaka Khan’s legacy won’t be forgotten anytime soon if Kew Media Distributions has anything to do with it. The Queen of Funk will have her life story highlighted in a new documentary that is slated to arrive in 2019.
Titled Chaka Khan: Keep On Holding On, the Michael J. Kirk-directed picture will break down the 10-time Grammy winner’s phenomenal career in a way that hasn’t been done before. The story covers Khan’s time as a civil rights activist and her stint in the Black Panther party. Chaka Khan: Keep On Holding On will also showcase the darker facets of the songstresses world, such as her former drug abuse and the incarceration of her son.
A camera crew will follow Khan around on her world tour as they gradually unravel the type of person she is in her most intimate of moments. And as audiences trek through her life, she’ll be embarking on her own journey. This parallel will allow audiences to feel even more immersed in her life journey.
Khan, and her former group, Rufus, are up for their second Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nomination. She released her sweet new jam, “Like Sugar,” in earlier this year. It has been featured in Target’s fall television ads.