The Kandi Factory

2013, TV Show

Full Episodes(8)

Latest Episode: Hit It and Repeat

May 26, 2013 Season 1 Episode 8 watch on (Paid)

On the season finale of "The Kandi Factory," the team takes on Tasha, a seasoned rock n' roll veteran, who's attempting a comeback to save her home from foreclosure. Kandi captures her story in an anthem called "Rock Bottom" that sends Tasha into an emotional tailspin. Her competition is Bryan, a 25-year-old country singer from Louisiana bayou who rebels when Kandi writes him a song that he feels is too mainstream. Kandi responds by challenging him to sing the same song as Tasha, sparking the Kandi Factory's first head-to-head showdown.

Say Yes or Shut It Down

May 12, 2013 Season 1 Episode 7

This week the team meets Terrence, a larger-than-life 30-year-old from Macon, GA, who sacrificed his dreams of a music career to support his family. This hopeless romantic has plans to propose to his girlfriend on stage during his showcase, but will his unreliable vocals make the performance fall apart and ruin this special moment? His counterpoint, Jennifer Chianesi is a spunky 23-year-old who attended a prestigious musical school and has dreams of becoming a rapper. With her image in complete disarray, will Kandi and the team manage to pull out all the stops and mold her into a marketable pop artist?
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Anything? Anything!

May 05, 2013 Season 1 Episode 6

Both protégé's stories hit close to home for Kandi this week. In her most emotional challenge yet, she mentors Cory, a talented 18-year-old theater geek who suffers from Autism, Tourette's syndrome, ADD and OCD. Cory is determined to overcome the odds, prove everyone wrong and launch a music career with his soaring vocals. Up against Cory is Kristin, a stunning 25-year-old who is trying to fulfill her lifelong promise she made to her brother to pursue her musical dreams. She decides to channel the pain into a heartbreaking ballad called "If You Were Here." Will Kristin be able to deliver the emotional performance the song deserves?
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Jump Ya Bones

Apr 30, 2013 Season 1 Episode 5

This week Kandi's team takes on Garrison, a "Soccer Mom"-looking 42-year-old administrator with rock star dreams. But, Garrison's aspirations become her nightmare as she is forced to confront her deep-seated fears about sexuality when Kandi writes her a pop anthem titled "The Mighty O" - based on Garrison's own personal journey with her sexuality. Facing off against Garrison is Kevin, a successful 28-year-old lawyer, eager to become the next R&B sensation. However, Kandi is not fully sold on his swag, and tries to teach him how to "woo" the ladies. The stakes are even higher this week as American Idol winner Ruben Studdard joins for a special guest appearance.
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Hoodwinked, Bamboozled, and Ambushed

Apr 28, 2013 Season 1 Episode 4

The team mentors Lizzy, a talented 22-year-old singer / songwriter full of potential but a dark, painful relationship with her mother has kept Lizzy emotionally repressed from her music. Up against Lizzy is Brandon, a 23-year-old Disney parade performer. He has all the ingredients for stardom, but his lack of 'flavor' could keep him marching permanently if Kandi can't find a way to break his shell. Then, tempers erupt in the studio when Don Vito pushes Selasi's buttons too far. Phaedra Parks makes a special appearance to help mediate the dispute and whip the team into shape.
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The Freak Factory

Apr 23, 2013 Season 1 Episode 3

This week, Kandi and her team get a healthy dose of freakiness from their protégés. They take on the seemingly mild Logan, a 21-year-old baker from Utah, but are shocked when he shows up to "The Kandi Factory" as his goth-rocking alter ego "Sweet Tooth." They have their work cut out for them, as they try to turn this shock-rocker into a marketable artist. Facing off against Logan is Harmik, a 27-year-old Iranian from Los Angeles whose over-the-top personality is matched only by his unforgettable mustache. Harmik wants to break out as the first mainstream gay rapper. His outrageous persona becomes a huge challenge for Kandi's team when Harmik and Victor have an explosive altercation. Can Kandi get the showcase back on track and sculpt these two amateurs into bankable stars?
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Booty's Tight, Timing's Right

Apr 16, 2013 Season 1 Episode 2

This week, Kandi and her team try to break down cultural barriers when they meet Mujjy, a 26-year-old Afghani-American hairdresser from New York. Mujjy shows up to "The Kandi Factory" thinking she will impress the team with her sexy swagger, but the pressure mounts as she tries to overcome her conservative cultural upbringing. Her counterpoint, Matthew Cash, is a 26-year-old rapper from Chicago that is loaded with talent. He immediately wows Kandi with his clever writing skills, but his lack of stage experience becomes a major stumbling block. Kandi and the team push him to develop his charisma and showmanship, but can he win the audience over?
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Get Your Game Face On [HD]

Apr 09, 2013 Season 1 Episode 1

In the premiere episode, Kandi takes on Lauryn, a 21-year-old college student who wants to break through the barriers of country music and Darian, a 27-year-old dance instructor.
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The Kandi Factory Clips & Interviews collapse view

Making Kandi Cry
Guilt Tripping
Behind the Scenes: LA Story of You and Me
Culture Struggle
Seeing What Logan Has Got
Music Video: Single
Cory's Happy Place
Things Gets Hot in the Studio
Head-Down Rapper
The Perfect Opportunity With the Perfect Song
Potential Bankable Stars
Out of Range and Off Key
Swag in the Studio
A Mess from Day 1
Kandi's Tips for Aspiring Artists

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