Kandi is a Grammy Award-winning singer- songwriter, a producer, actress and multifaceted entrepreneur. She started her career with three consecutive platinum-selling albums as a member of the female R&B group, Xscape and would later go on to make history as the first woman ever to receive the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Award in the category of rhythm and soul. She owns two successful clothing boutiques, TAGS and TAGS II, and a top-selling iPhone and iPad app called “Kandi Koated Spades.” She is also a member of the highest rated Bravo television show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and was just given her own spin-off “The Kandi Factory” and she is the talk show host of the “Kandi Koated Nights” adult talk radio show, and the owner of an adult toy line named Bedroom Kandi.

Her latest single, “STAY PRAYED UP,” is the No. 1 song on iTunes gospel chart. With “Stay Prayed Up,” Kandi brings to the ma@$$@ an encouraging song that promises a glimmer of light for a world that needs it.

Burruss took to her Facebook page to explain why she’d chosen to record the song.

I knew when I decided to do it that I would be criticized. That’s to be expected. I’m a single mom that had a child out of wedlock, I speak openly about s*x on #KandiKoatedNights, I have #BedroomKandi, etc… I’m very honest about who I am,

she wrote. For some reason, Christians revere intimacy as a sinful, inappropriate act. Truth of the matter, it is a gift from God Himself. Intimacy creates life. It’s powerful. It’s pleasurable. It’s rewarding — when carried out in a way that God instructs it to be.

Who is anyone to tell Burruss that she shouldn’t be writing a gospel song?


  • She been on hers,huh? Todd Tucker won.

  • jamar

    everybody thinks theyre rite…even when they do wrong…people wanna make money at all costs.

    • presto 2.5

      so true fam…

  • Eddie F

    She did it for the checks not faith, let’s be honest.
    The song is garbage, btw. Should have let Marvin have it for his own.

  • really

    who is buying this song?

  • MoorFedayeen

    Typical hypocrite mega church black Christian. You know out of all the religious nuts and Jesus freaks I see blacks are some of the worst. Get off the opium black ppl. There is no god and if there is he clearly hates n1ggers. Just look at black conditions globally. You can’t deny it.

    • shannon

      First if there was not a GOD you would not be here.
      You did not create yourself, that’s for sure. Do not hate
      on us because your women wants to be with our men.
      And you definitely can not talk when your people are doing
      these crazy shootings and killing their own children.
      If you want to talk about crazy, look at your race. 🙂

  • Big ALbert

    I always think about the backlash artist would get when they have their hands into 2 different endeavors that seem to conflict. Like how G-Unit and DipSet had pron Dvds but also in the same instance try to start charities for kids or feeding the homeless. Sometimes ypu gotta think about your every move having some type of effect on your image/ money making ability.

  • presto 2.5

    we are all unworthy…

  • Maria

    Why are you guys siding with Kandi?!

    All celebrities have to pick their brand. They have to decide how they want to market themselves…that’s part of the business.

    I’m not sure who’s managing Kandi but she’s all over the place. You can’t sing about “staying prayed up” one minute then sell dildos the next.

    From a business perspective, this is a waste of money and a waste of time. Make smarter decisions Kandi!

    Get it together Kandi!!!