Parents' Guide to

The Kandi Factory

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Some mature talk as Real Housewife looks for new pop stars.

TV Bravo Reality TV 2012
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

boring needs to be cancelled

Not a good show selling lies to young adults for ratings on one episode two young men was fighting that worked for kandi I think it was to get ratings, The show is not good...

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Too much violence

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The Kandi Factory offers a chance for folks to see what goes into the creation of a successful pop singer, which includes finding songs that s/he can perform well, being able to dance while singing, and creating an overall image that can be easily marketed to large audiences. Throughout this process, it also highlights some of the challenges singers wanting to "make it big" face when making this transformation, like singing types of music they don't like in exchange for success, and staying true to oneself regardless of who or or what the industry pressures them to be.

Burruss and her team make it very clear that they are investing time, money, and reputation to develop and promote singers that will make money for their label. As a result, any real attempts by young talent to share their misgivings or personal growth issues during the process are quickly dismissed with reminders that they must be willing to do what is being asked of them if they want to succeed. These messages aren't the most positive, but they certainly reflect the reality of the music industry.

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