Girls Tyme – Making a Child of Destiny explores Beyonce’s and Destiny’s Child Rise to fame, and the sacrifices of forgotten manager and group creator Andretta Tillman.
Since Destiny’s Child burst on to the music scene in 1997, the picture has been painted of how Mathew Knowles helped his golden child daughter, Beyonce, and the other members of Destiny’s Child, achieve phenomenal success.
However, there is a large part of the story that has not been told, or omitted, that being the contribution made by Andretta Tillman.
Directed by Gigi Githoro, Girls Tyme – Making a Child of Destiny tells unforgettable and heart-wrenching story of Tillman’s losses, and sacrifices, and reveals a compelling and detailed expose’ of who Andretta Tillman was, what she contributed to the careers of Beyonce and Destiny’s Child, and how she secured both the Columbia/Sony record deals for Destiny’s Child, as well as being the creator and manager of the band until her untimely death from Lupus in 1997.
Created from largely unseen footage and personal interviews, the documentary explores Tillman’s life and struggles in launching Destiny’s Child legendary career and how it affected her, her controversial business dealing with Mathew Knowles and her close management relationship with so many other Houston artists that also rose to fame under her guidance.
The documentary features interviews with Gospel great Kathy Taylor, Original Girls Tyme/Destiny’s Child members Nina and Niki Taylor. Former Co-manager Kenny Moore, Super Producer Cory Mo, Former Rap a Lot recording group Flaj, destiny’s Child first choreographer Harlon Bell, and members of Andretta Tillman family.
Girls Tyme – Making a Child of Destiny “The Andretta Tillman Story” is set to be released on the 30th of June 2017 and will be available online and On Demand on August 15th, 2017.