“Candy Love” is WHOAA’s top 40 Funky summer jam, presenting their trailblazing, fully – immersed animated, 16- bit video game Music Video. The colorful sounds, tropical lush – synths, and heavy bass groove make up this blockbuster Jam. With their unique blend of retro-pop, with a modernized twist is considered a commodity in today’s “follow the leader”
crowded mainstream music scene.
WHOAA - Candy Love
Describe yourself in 3 words?
Creative , Humble, Courageous and (Loving)
Where did you grow up?
Ashley “Ring” Cincinnati, Ohio / “DoLLA” Atlanta, GA / Decatur, GA
Who was your role model as a child?
“Ring” – Mariah Carey ,Janet Jackson, Paula Abdul, Lita Ford / “DoLLA” – Michael Jackson, Prince, Bone Thugs N Harmony
What inspires you?
Good Vibes ! Retro- Vibes ! Soul Music, New Wave Sounds… Meaningful Lyrics, Being Nice- Caring and looking out of others! Music From the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ( Especially the 80s !), and 90s!! Good Music from the 2000s as well!
What is a typical day for Whoaa?
Take Jog or Hit the gym, Play some Vinyl – Plan out and Brainstorm Ideas for upcoming releases or New Songs, Write to New Music. We are constantly working so it all varies.
Describe your sound in 3 words?
Plush, Soulful, Feel Good
Tell us about your single “Candy Love”?
Candy Love is one of those feel good songs! You know live your life and cherish every moment ! Let love be your core! Not everything is going to always be perfect but you know just keep going ! We had such an amazing moment in time with Candy Love . It’s just a simple uplifting song!
Do you still get nervous?
I mean not really ! I think we get anxious ! We love what we do so much that we can never wait u til the next moment we get to get in front of a crowd or share new music / new videos.
What’s the magic formula for success?
Consistency, Persistence, and Unwavering Faith in God!!!
What was the last book you read?
7 habits of Highly Effective People
Who are your favorite designers?
Ring – Vintage Band Tees ( The Real Deal Tour Band Shirts) FENTY, GUCCI DoLLA – Vintage Leathers & Vests, VERSACE, Adidas
Where do you guys see yourself in the next five years?
Touring all over the World, Meeting Friends/ Supporters/ Positively Impacting As Many Lives as possible Billboard #1 Album & Billboard #1 Single
3 things you can’t leave your house without?
Ring: Lip Gloss / DoLLA: Rings
Your idea of a perfect Sunday is?
Great Church Service / Hanging Out with Family / Hiking or enjoying Nature/ Playing Vinyls on Our Record Player
Best advice ever given?
Never give up on your dreams. Don’t listen to people who try to bring you down!
What do you like to watch on tv?
It’s odd we both don’t watch much TV but hahah the old school music video countdowns! We love when the music channels play all those throwback music video countdowns from the 80’s, 90’s.
Who is your favorite actor/actress?
Will Farrell, I mean who does not love him! He is hilarious!
What do you think about Social Media?
I think Social Media is a great “networking” tool. The bullying and hate is the worst part of social media. You have to ignore that kind of stuff …
Do you support any charities?
We do! We get out as much as we can and support through our local church and various non profits! We think it is very important to give in any way you can, time or monetary!
Where we can follow you?
Quote: “Never Give Up On Your Dreams”
Song: Ready For The World “Oh Shelia”
Holiday destination: Greece
Food: Dolla loves Chinese Food / Ring loves Gucamole
Drink: Watermelon Water
Movie: Purple Rain
Sports Team: Ring – Cincinnati Bengals DoLLA – Atlanta Falcons