She started playing piano and writing her own compositions by age 15. Pillay was recognized by those in her community and her music took off as she performed at concerts and benefits, with her live full piece band. Pillay left her home in South Africa and moved to the States to further her career. She lived in New York and recorded and performed her music there, playing at various clubs and parties. She then moved to Los Angeles where she continues her music career with recording, performance and radio work. Candice has also branched out into a part-time modeling career in, fashion-runway, print and spokes-model work. Pillay has been influenced by artists such as; Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Lauryn Hill, Diana Ross, Brian McKnight and Alicia keys.
She has a love for hip hop music and her style combines both Indian influences with a R&B/Hip Hop flavor. She is currently working on her demo. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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