ICANDY is a rising figure in the world of entertainment.
The rapper rose to prominence after her smash song, Keep Dat, went viral on TikTok.
Who is rapper iCandy?
Shakerria “Candy” Davis, better known as iCandy, was born on February 25, 1996.
The rapper, 27, is from Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida.
In an interview with Off The Porch in August 2021, the celebrity claimed that the “biggest life lesson” she learnt as a child was to “go hard for yourself, always.”
She continued: “Don’t let nobody stop you.”
iCandy said, “Every day I’m trying to get better, perfect my craft, be a better individual, just go hard for me, ’cause I got me, at the end of the day, you can’t depend nobody else to have you.”
The rapper also revealed that she began recording in a music studio at the age of 14 before becoming “serious” about music when she was 15 or 16.
She began traveling while still in high school at that age.
iCandy also said in the interview that her “struggle” prompted her to start composing music, claiming that it gave her a “voice” through which she could “really express” herself.
Keep Dat, iCandy’s smash single, was released in November 2022.
According to Luminate, the tune debuted on Billboard on May 10, 2023 at “No. 40 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and No. 15 on the Hot 100’s Bubbling Under Ranking.”
According to the site, the song has gotten 4 million US streams and sold 1,000 downloads “in the April 28-May 4 tracking week.”
According to Complex, the song also contains a sample from KC and The Sunshine Band’s 1975 smash, Boogie Shoes.
The music video for Keep Dat was published on January 2, 2023 and has had 1.2 million views.
What is iCandy’s TikTok song challenge?
TikTok clips connected to the search “keep dat dance challenge” have got 5.1 million views.
Over 376K videos have used the song’s sound.
Several individuals have uploaded videos of themselves dancing to the popular track.
On April 28, 2023, user @senpaiblackfoot provided a video instruction for the popular fad, which has 2.8 million views and over 165K likes.
On May 6, content makers @jeffandsophia presented their take on the challenge in a video that has garnered 36 million views and 6.4 million likes.
Four days earlier, user @marianne_rb joined the trend with a video that had 12.6 million views and 1.9 million likes.