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“Bitchin’: the Sound and Fury of Rick James,” is the title of the new Rick James documentary set to premiere on Showtime September 3. The documentary will be directed by Emmy-nominee and hip-hop journalist Sacha Jenkins. The documentary is going to detail the highs and lows of one of the most controversial and polarizing figures in R&B.

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In this documentary, fans of James, who is famous for his 80’s hits like “Super Freak” and “Give It to Me,” will get a chance to witness never before seen footage of James, interviews and get a real insight of who James really was. James was very open about his sexual and drug habits, and he was known for being very confrontation. James also expressed the importance of advancing black music/video during the 80’s and 90’s.

The daughter of Rick James expressed that she would love for Emmy award winning actor, Terrence Howard to portray James in the biopic if and when they do it. The Rick James documentary “Bitchin’: the Sound and Fury of Rick James,”  will premier this Friday September 3, at 9 pm. Detroit, will you be tuning in?