Musical Candy — Ladies That Look As Good As They Sound!
True Eye Candy is not just a pretty face or a banging body -- it's a raw talent, it's a wifey type, it's a ride-or-die chick that gets her own while she helps you get yours! (It's the reason y'all look for a Beyonce, especially when you're trying to get your Jay-Z on...) In today's Eye Candy feature, we're going to check out some musical candy...girls that look as good as they sound, girls who prove that a pretty face and talent are not mutually exclusive! -- Bernadette Giacomazzo (@berngiacomazzo)
This West Coast rapper has been featured on MTV, has had her music placed on Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta, and recently collaborated with Queens artist Yung Fliiboy to create the official theme song for Rep The Code clothing company. Her freestyle, "Blackout," is just as fiery as her good looks and great grind!
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Time Magazine recently listed her as a "Female Rapper To Watch" -- and she's only 17 years old! Signed to Waka Flocka's Brick Squad Monopoly, this Sudanese-by-way-of-Canada rap prodigy did her first BET cypher when she was 14, and has had her song, "Gucci Bag," placed in the film "The Bling Ring."
This Bay Area beauty wrote her first rap at the age of 8. Since then, she's gone on to write hit songs for Janet Jackson, Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, and Britney Spears. She's now striking out on her own and creating more than a slight buzz around her movement!
One of the hottest independent R&B singers from Houston, the Seductress of Soul has been featured in Yahoo!, This is 50, You Know I Got Soul, and almost 100 college radio stations.
Mal V. Moo
Columbus, Ohio may not be exactly the birthplace of any unique musical movement, but Mal V. Moo is proving that theory wrong with her unique blend of rock, R'n'B, soul, and rap. Her newest album, "The Makings of a Monster," drops on Halloween.
Bachata is usually the realm of Latino men, but Washington Heights-based Dominican mami Eli Jas is sounding as good as she looks with her take on the Latino musical sound!
Holding it down for Chi-raq (Chicago, IL), this gorgeous lady has opened up for Trina and Gucci Mane, and is being touted by her hometown as set to be bigger than Nicki Minaj!
Coming all the way from the other end of the world -- literally -- this South Korean vixen's video for "The Baddest Female" got over a million views...in twenty four hours.
Hailing from Miami, has worked with Missy Elliot and Trina, and recently signed a deal with Atlantic Records!
Don't let the fact that she's a former Bad Girls Club cast member throw you -- this dancin' lady has bars for miles!
Another native of Chicago, LStreetz came up under Shawnna (Ludacris' artist) but maintained her own style. Don't let her "tomboy" swagger fool you...this lady keeps it classy.
Snow Tha Product
Mexican-by-way-of-Houston rapper Snow Tha Product keeps her bars gutter and her look gorgeous. She's performed at SXSW, has had her songs played on every major radio station in the country, and is coming for the necks of every female rapper in the game!
Rapper, songwriter, and video director 3D Natee grew up in New Orleans' notorious 3rd Ward and honed her skills by getting what is known in the South as "ribbin'" (also known as "playing the dozens"). She's also been on MTV's Sucker Free Freestyle!
This Island Def Jam signee dropped her video for "Real Shit" earlier this year, and has brought all the boys to her yard ever since.