Candace Barnwell aka Candace Africa is a South African full-time singer-songwriter and recording artist born in Durban, Kwa-Zulu-Natal, South Africa on 20 June 1990.
Candace was born to be an entertainer which became obvious from when she was able to move her body to the music her parents would play in their house - since then rhythm and music has contained her soul. After a childhood of writing and performing songs for her family and their events, such as Birthdays, she decided to focus on music as a career. After completing her studies and the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg she went full time into performing cover songs for corporate events. After 6+ years of being onstage for private event's she decided to make the leap to her own solo career in the world of Afro/pop/ house