After leaving Destiny's Child, Franklin began a solo career. She signed to and dropped from Fo-reel Entertainment in 2002, where she recorded a song entitled "Get At Me" with Method Man. She was then signed and dropped from the Fabolous Street Label. She also began an acting career, and starred in The Brewster Project in 2004. She finished shooting an independent thriller film called Eyes of Darkness, which also features rapper Jayo Felony. Before joining Destiny's Child, Franklin also made an appearance in the 1999 feature film, Trippin'. Franklin has modeled for Russell Simmons' fashion line, Def Jam University and has been featured on the covers of Teen People, Ebony, Cosmo Girl, Vibe, and Today's Black Woman.
In early 2007, Franklin appeared with other former members of Destiny's Child in The E! special The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams a documentary of life in Destiny's Child and the issues which she dealt with during the 5 months she was present in the group. She has also been featured in music videos by Destiny's Child and for Mr. Cheeks, and R.L. Huggar. She said in an interview[where?] she has finished 13 songs and is still choosing a single. She owns a company called "One Love Company."