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The Kandi Factory is a reality documentary television series that airs on the Bravo channel starring Kandi Burruss who is a singer/songwriter. Kandi is a platinum selling and Grammy award winning member of the R&B group Xscape. Kandi has written hit songs for such groups like Destiny's Child and is said to have a unique eye for talent. On this show, Kandi is on a mission to help sixteen aspiring artists achieve their dreams of success in the music industry. The goal is to find artists with that special superstar quality in them that is waiting to explode. The Kandi Factory captures Kandi's journey in finding these young artists who seem to have the drive and motivation to succeed, but just need a little of Kandi's magic to do the trick.

The show entails rigorous recording sessions along with precise choreography. The lessons that the contestants undergo are pivotal. The show goes through the process of turning an amateur into a professional who is ready for stardom. With due process, the contestant who convinces Kandi and her team that they are ready for the next step in their musical career will be awarded with an official cosign by Kandi. This opportunity includes a their very own song and video. The music, creativity, and swagger that the contestants project will ultimately decide their fate.

The contestants come from all over the United States in droves to showcase their unique set of skills to obtain the license to be a superstar. From California to Texas and through Rhode Island, the physical and mental attributes of the contestants vary in more ways than one. The work ethic of the contestants are tested in ways like never before. Kandi and her team intend to prove that there is nothing sweet inside The Kandi Factory.

The Kandi Factory is a Reality series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on April 9, 2013. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

The Kandi Factory is available for streaming on the Bravo website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Kandi Factory on demand at Amazon, Vudu, hayu, Google Play, iTunes online.

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on Bravo
1 Season, 8 Episodes
April 9, 2013
Cast: Kandi Burruss, Kwame Waters
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The Kandi Factory Full Episode Guide

  • In the first season finale, Kandi mentors a veteran female rocker who attempts a music comeback to save her home from foreclosure. Also: A country singer resists the song Kandi writes for him.

  • Kandi mentors a romantic singer with big plans to propose on-stage to his girlfriend, but his unreliable vocals could tarnish the big moment. Also: A sassy vocalist aspires to be a rapper, but an image problem might derail her plans.

  • Kandi mentors a teen theater performer, who suffers from Autism, Tourette's syndrome, ADD and OCD, and a 25-year-old woman whose brother died in an accident.

  • Kandi mentors Garrison, a "Soccer Mom"-looking 42-year-old administrator, and Kevin, a successful 28-year-old lawyer, eager to become the next R&B sensation.

  • Kandi mentors Lizzy, a talented 22-year-old singer / songwriter full of potential but with a dark past, and Brandon, a Disney parade performer.

  • Kandi mentors a 21-year-old baker with a goth-rocker alter ego, plus an over-the-top Los Angeleno who aspires to be a mainstream gay rapper.

  • Kandi mentors a 26-year-old Afghan-American woman with a conservative-cultural upbringing. Also: A rapper from Chicago comes with skill, but he lacks stage experience.

  • In the series premiere, Kandi Burruss ("The Real Housewives of Atlanta") invites two aspiring performers to Atlanta, where her team of experts attempts to shape them into pop stars. The hopeful with the most promise has a song released and a music video produced by the Kandi Factory.