There is more than one artist under this name: 1. Freedom is a Detroit Straight Edge band. http://freedomxxx.bandcamp.com/ 2. Freedom, a soul-funk-R&B-jazz band formed in Jackson, MS, in 1975. Members are Caleb Tyrone Armstrong (lead guitarist), Ray Smith (bass), Joe Leslie (lead singer and bongos), David Thigpen (sax), Victor Mason (drums), Larry Addison (keyboards and vocals), Adolph Adams (sax and vocals), and Robert Black (trumpet)
They're best known for the R&B hit Get Up and Dance. The group slowly disbanded in 1981 after lead singer Joe Leslie was killed.