Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss

From Wikipedia:

Kandi Burruss (born May 17, 1976), better known by her stage names Kandi or Kandi Girl, is an American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer. She is also a former member of the group Xscape from Atlanta.

Biography

Kandi was born on May 17, 1976 in Atlanta, Georgia to a single mother, Joyce Jones. Her first major appearance was on BET‘s Teen Summit which was her first highlight to the public’s attention.

Career

Songwriting

After the disbanding of Xscape, Burruss began to focus on production and songwriting. In 1999, Burruss teamed with bandmate Tameka “Tiny” Cottle to score the international number one hit “No Scrubs” for TLC. The single received a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, MTV Video Music Award, Billboard Music Award and Soul Train Music Award. That same year, Burruss scored a hit for Destiny’s Child on their second album, “The Writing’s on the Wall“. “Bills, Bills, Bills“, also topped the Billboard “Hot 100” chart & was followed by their second single “Bug a Boo“, also penned by Burruss. Kandi would go on to work with then newcomer Pink by penning her debut single “There You Go” off Pink‘s debut album “Can’t Take Me Home“.

Website:  http://kandionline.com/web/

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/KANDI

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