“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 sex on #KandiKoatedNights, I have #BedroomKandi, etc… I’m very honest about who I am. ”
The Grammy award winning, former member of 90′s girl group Xscape is not deterred by the criticism. In the lyrics of the song she calls herself a “sinner” and says “hopefully people with a similar struggle can relate.”
Kandi won’t be the first R&B songstress to do a gospel album. Many R&B artists got their start in the church and want to return to their roots; some of them never left their roots. Sometimes an artist will do music they always wanted to do. As Burruss said on the follow-up episode, she is claiming a #1 record. From the sound of the single Kandi is back in her zone.
Listen to “Stay Prayed Up” below.