Brooke Candy (born July 20, 1989) is an American rapper and singer. She is best known for co-starring in the music video for Grimes' single "Genesis". She independently released videos for her songs "Das Me", "Everybody Does" and "I Wanna Fuck Right Now" before collaborating with photographer Steven Klein and stylist Nicola Formichetti on her eighth video, "Opulence". Candy signed with RCA in February 2014. Later she joined Columbia's UK roster. Candy's father is the CFO of Hustler magazine and CEO of Hustler Casino, and Candy herself has been employed by Hustler as a mannequin stylist. Her industry ties helped her snag an internship with reality star and stylist Rachel Zoe. Before becoming a pop singer, Candy worked in a strip club called Seventh Veil for eight months. Although she has been approached by four major record labels, she has not signed a recording contract. Best known for sporting metallic bikinis and pink cornrows, Candy has been compared to Gwen Stefani, Lady Gaga, and Nicki Minaj. Candy cites transhumanism and superhero-culture as the inspiration for her metallic costumes.