Kandys

Kandys

BandPopHip Hop

Solo female pop/hip-hop artist Kandys,Queens,New York native embraces the talent of writing creative lyrics and portrays artistic expression through incorporated choreography in stage performances. She sounds like a cross between Missy Elliot, Ciara,Kid Sister and Gwen Steffani.

Biography

Kandys is a Pop/ Hip Hop artist. A New York Native from Queens, Kandys’ sound is distinguished with up-tempo hooks and lyrics as if she was a crossbreed between Missy Elliott, Ciara, Gwen Stefani and Kid Sister through Dance, House, Techno,Reggae, Rock and Pop-like tracks. She likes to refer to her sound as “glamorously alternatively Hip Hop.”
Prior to being a solo artist, Kandys formed a conscious Hip Hop duo, “Crushed Earth”. The duo recorded their album The First Amendment under the independent label Ajuicetix Records. Their first music video publicized at the NYU Film Festival. Kandys went on to pursue an individual path with her music and began to experiment different styles of music beyond traditional Rap music. After watching artists like Aaliyah, Chris Brown and Janelle Monae rip stages, Kandys inspiration and determination
exerted to 100%. Her background training in artistic dance as a gymnast allowed her to take her
performance skills from the gym and competition floor to the stage. Kandys had the privilege of opening for artists such as: Teyana Taylor, Mickey Factz, and Unique.

In her latest release Radio Diva, Kandys explores the experience of love and life through an urban lyrical journey. " I wanted to make this album realistic, one that everyone could relate to in some way or another. I used a combination of my real life experiences along with my own creativity to paint an entertaining yet down to earth sound. What’s next on her agenda? She replies with a smile: “Keep putting out good music, great records, and extraordinary performances and continue to climb to the top. Deep inside, I know that this is what I was born to do.”

Discography

"The Fist Amendment'' Album (Released 2005/ Ajuicetix Records)

Independent Film Pottersfield Score “Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide” (2006 Daniel in the Lion's Den Films)

Opening Act for Def Jam Recording Artist Unique( 2008)

Opening Act for Teyana Taylor Fashion Event Hosted by Hot 97s DJ Megatron (August 2008)

Opening act for Brooklyn Fashion Week Event at Von King Park NY (August 2008)

1st Place Winner of June 29th Get Your Buzz Up Industry Showcase (May 2009)

Feature performance act for Girls Club of America Block Party ( October 2009)

Public School 96- Time Out New York Magazine’s Make Music New York Event -”Bring Your Musician to School Day” Feature (June 2010)

Indie Elite Promotions Best Female Rapper of 2010 Nominee (August 2010)

HBO Music Placement for Short Film “Stag and Doe” (Release Date February 2011)

Set List

Songs:
Crush
Kiss n' Tell
Communication
World Goes On
Such a Doll
Want to Know You
West Third Riddim

Backline:
2 Guitarists