Monday, May 28, 2012

POW: The iCandi Interview

In continuing in our ATL Exotic dancing series I present to you all Icandi

Who is iCandi?
ICandi is a performer and a sex siren

What was growing up like for you?
I did not have the average gay man story I was well liked and fairly popular

What is your coming out story?
Well with my mother being a lesbian she saw it in me very early and asked me about it continuously and when I eventually told her she came out to me as well lol

Do you regret coming out to your family and friends?
Not at all my family is very open minded and progressive in many ways so it was very easy

Do you feel like people changed towards you once you came out?
I don't think people changed towards me cause I was always around people that were open minded even growing up

What started you in the exotic dancing field?
I have always had a passion for dance and I love being lusted after lol so it seemed like a good fit

How many years have you been dancing?
2 years

What made you choose the name iCandi?
Someone told me a while back that I was not there type but that I was a sexy piece of eye candy and I thought that's was a hot name

Who would you say some of your inspirations are in exotic dancing?
I really don't have any to be honest I just want to be as original as possible and impact the industry so that when I retire they know I was here

What does exotic dancing mean to you?
Dancing to me is a release and the opportunity to fulfill someone's fantasy

Do you feel like there is a lot of competition between exotic dancers in ATL?
I do think there are a lot of people that look at it that way cause it is a lot of random people that jus do it as a means to and end

Who if anyone would you say is your biggest competition? Why?
I dont look at anyone as competition if you are doing your thing and I am doing the same then let's get money no need to feel like we have to compete

What is one thing you do prior to a performance?
I'll just say get ready...

When you are performing what is goin through your mind?
To be honest.... How much can I make him want me the more he wants me the more they tip lol

What is something that not many people would know about you?
I am really shy

Can you walk us through a day in the life of iCandi?
Well on the average work day I sleep in so I know I am well rested I go to pick up my costume for the night come home and I shave from head to toe then I get my facial regiment started once that's done I through on shorts and head to work.

As a public figure what is one thing you plan to change in the LGBT Culture?

The way that they look at dancers... I don't want to be looked at as classy legal prostitute to know there is a professional way to be a dancer and make a good living from it

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Well I think in five years I will be done with iCandi and using my degree in psychology to help the glbt community in a new way

Do you have any last words for your fans and my viewers?
Love God love life and love yourself