'Kandi & the Gang': Meet the cast of Bravo's new reality series

See how Kandi makes the magic work at OLG, with help from her family, staff and friends!


                            'Kandi & the Gang': Meet the cast of Bravo's new reality series
Joyce Jones, Kandi Burress, Bertha Jones and Nora Wilcox (Instagram/bravotv)
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When it comes to Kandi Burress, one thing is for sure, she's running an empire. But doing so isn't easy -- thankfully, she has friends, family and co-workers, all of whom have her back. Bravo's 'Kandi & the Gang' chronicles how Kandi manages her work between being a reality star and a restauranter. As per the synopsis of the series, "Kandi & the Gang chronicles Kandi, Todd and OLG's dynamic staff as they face a much-needed change at the restaurant while juggling their career ambitions, larger-than-life personalities and personal lives. After being hit with a myriad of obstacles, Kandi and Todd step in with a plan to turn the tide. With tensions rising as family members don't perform up to standards, a little tough love and a lot of restructuring will shake things up with the staff, whether they're ready for it or not."

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Kandi Burress

Kandi Burress is a singer-songwriter, businesswoman, entrepreneur, actress and TV personality. She starred in shows such as 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta', 'Kandis Wedding', 'Xscape Still Kickin It' and 'Kandi Koated Nights'. As per her Bravo bio, "In the past few years, Kandi made her Broadway debut in Chicago, and made her Broadway producing debut with the remarkable Thoughts of a Colored Man. She has launched multimedia agency Kandi Koated Entertainment, Bedroom Kandi, Kandi Koated Beauty, Raising Ace, TAGS, Blaze Steak & Seafood, and of course, Old Lady Gang."

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Todd Tucker

Kandi's husband and business partner, Todd Tucker wears many hats -- as per his Bravo bio, "Todd Tucker is the definition of hard work and dedication. As a father, executive producer, serial entrepreneur, and restauranteur, he has made a name for himself globally. With his strong work ethic and tenacity of spirit, Todd Tucker has expanded his empire into the world of restaurants opening three Atlanta based restaurants in under three years. As a modern-day Renaissance man, there is nothing that Todd cannot do, and he is proving that he has the Midas touch."

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Mama Joyce Jones

Kandi's mother and one of the restaurant's namesakes, Joyce Jones helps with the smooth running of the restaurant. She also has quite the reputation and is known as the "life of the party with all the tea".

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Nora Wilcox

Kandi's aunt, Nora Wilcox is also one of the restaurant's namesakes. She is also known to be "fiesty but loving".

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Bertha Jones

Kandi's aunt and Patrick's mother, Bertha Jones is also one of the restaurant's namesakes and the "side-eye queen of Atlanta".

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DonJuan Clark

Kandi's 'right hand man' and the general manager of Kandi Koated Entertainment, Clark looks into all of Kandi business ventures, including Old Lady Gang. As per his Bravo bio, "This German born, UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate, dives into all areas of business in order to ensure its success. Taking guidance from his friends and leaders, Kandi and Todd, DonJuan aims to be the next wave of new age Millionaires!"

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Phillip Frempong

An Atlanta native, Phillip Frempong has worked extensively to develop restaurants. As per his Bravo bio, "He was introduced to Kandi and Todd a few years ago, and began consulting at Blaze Steak & Seafood, the Burruss-Tuckers' upscale restaurant across town. After his successful tenure there, Phillip moved to OLG guns "Blaze" -ing to get the staff back on track."

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Shawndreca Robinson

Shawndreca Robinson is the hostess at OLG and has a lot of side hustles too. As per her Bravo bio, "She has a sharp tongue that can occasionally get her in trouble with management. Outside of OLG, she's the owner of Shades by Dreca, operates several Airbnb rental houses, rents out kids bounce houses, and even teaches swimming lessons. That's a quintuple threat!"

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Dom'Unique Variety

Dom'Unique Variety has worked with Kandi on multiple occasions, at OLG and on her tour. She has even performed with Megan Thee Stallion. As per her Bravo bio, "Her dreams of dancing professionally are her #1 priority, sometimes at the expense of her shifts at the restaurant. Dom's close with her workplace besties, Torin and Shawndreca, and her budding flirtationship with a co-worker is becoming the talk of OLG."

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Torin Mitchell

The former manager at OLG, Mitchell now runs an event planning business. But his ties to OLG are as strong as ever. As per his Bravo bio, "Torin has always wanted to see OLG succeed, and with his strong work ethic and commitment to going above and beyond, Kandi and Todd have invited him back as the resident events manager. "

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Brandon Black

An Atlanta native, Black is the manager at OLG. As per his Bravo bio, "He is responsible for overseeing the staff, their ever-changing schedules and handling any issues that arise. Known as the workplace flirt, Brandon has a new relationship with a co-worker-turned-fling."

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Patrick Dallas

Kandi's cousin and Aunt Bertha's grandson, Dallas manages the OLG parking lot, among other things. As per his Bravo bio, "In the middle of the family business, he manages the OLG parking lot behind the restaurant and even has a few side hustles, from real estate to an all-natural luxury body essentials line. Despite his past as OLG's resident ladies' man, Patrick is smitten with his successful entrepreneur girlfriend, Safari Foxe."

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Brian Redmond

Redmond was the former bartender at OLG and now is back in a new role, as a server. As per his Bravo bio, "Ever the entertainer, Brian makes everyone laugh at their tables and on stage where he performs stand-up comedy. Outside of the restaurant, Brian launched his own business and he's eager to integrate his specialty food items onto the menu at OLG."

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Melvin Jones

A good family friend, Jones is the kitchen manager at OLG. As per his Bravo bio, "At the restaurant, he's the kitchen manager, responsible for keeping everything and everyone running according to plan. With all the stress that comes with operating the kitchen, when he clocks out, Melvin likes to relax and kick back with his family and friends."

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Rashard Roles

As per his Bravo bio, "Rashard is the host with the most across town at Blaze and is now lending a hand at OLG to spice up the front of the restaurant. Rashard dresses to impress both on and off the job. He's bringing his class, elegance, and professionalism to OLG."


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'Kandi & the Gang' airs on Bravo on March 6 at 9/8c.