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Katy B Recommends

Peckham's popstep princess gives us her royal recommendations of bands to hear and things to watch out for

You'd be deaf, blind and a certifiable hermit not to have noticed 'Peckham Princess' Katy B storming the UK charts with her past three hit singles. After the success of tracks like 'Katy On A Mission' and 'Lights On', ‘Broken Record’ is her latest bass-heavy pop-infused tune that reworks 90s drum'n'bass beats for today. Released on Rinse with remixes from the legendary DJ Fresh, Todd Edwards and Canada's Jacques Greene, the 21-year-old's distinctive vocals and high-energy beats provide us with what simultaneously works in the club as well as moping in bed over the boyfriend.

Can you recommend...
... three new bands?

The Illersapiens
United Vibrations
Sound of Rum

... three old bands?
The Clash
The Roots
The Four Tops

... a record label?
Rinse and Tempa!

... a website?

... a film?
12 Angry Men

... a book?
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

... something on YouTube?
Bas Rutten's Guide to Self Defence

... somewhere to eat?
Mango Rooms, in Camden.

... something to do on a day off?
Get a massage at Elemis day spa.

... a song everyone should hear?
Stevie Wonder - 'I Don't Know Why I Love You'

 Jamie Hawkesworth
Styling Nell Kalonji
Hair Teiji Utsumi
Make-up  Thomas De Kluyver
Photographic Assistant  Will Corry
Styling Assistant Nieki Chan
Hair Assistant Daisuke Tokida
Make-up Assistant Gina Blondell 

After supporting Tinie Tempah across the UK last month, Katy B heads out on her own headline tour in April/May.