13:15 - 14:00
Hattie is Features Director at i-D and the author of 2016’s bestselling book, This Is Grime (Hodder & Staughton), a subculture which she has documented since its early beginnings in east London. A journalist with over 14 years experience, Hattie has contributed to the Sunday Times, the Guardian, NME, Vibe, the Big Issue, RWD, BEAT and Noisey. Hattie has ghostwritten three books to date; Tinie Tempah's, 'My Story So Far' (Ebury Press), Jessie J ‘Nice To Meet You’ (Simon & Schuster), ‘Dynamo: Nothing Is Impossible’ (Random House) and edited Huey Morgan’s book ‘Saints, Sinners & Renegades’ (Octopus Books).
Specialising in, but not limited to, popular music and culture, Hattie has interviewed numerous acts including Kanye West, Jay Z, Rihanna, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Justin Bieber, Beyoncé and Eminem, and is considered a specialist in grime, about which she has written since its early beginnings.
As well as working with a number of brands including Selfridges, Ballantines and Red Bull, Hattie also regularly contributes as a commentator on Radio 1, Channel 4, BBC News and BBC 1Xtra.