Portrait of WANNABEASTAR - by Andy Tan

Looking for new ways to express herself she came across good friend producer Aka Simon Little (STRFCKR/ Nevermindthestars). They hit it off straight away. Recording for a year straight, perfecting the sound and show for her as a Band-Artist.

Her live show is more a  come together” of different art disciplines and not only a sexy live performance. While rocking and rolling around with her live band, the show is also supported by the poppy video images made by VJ Alex Kaseta. She and her band are mostly fully dressed in Dutch fashion genius Bas Kosters with whom she organizes the infamous Anti-Fashion Party during Amsterdam Fashion Week. They were featured in the 2013 August edition of MixMag.
On 11-11-11, her debut album ”WANNABEANALBUM” finally came out! The video clip of “Party Party” and “I Need A Man” went on rotation at MTV’S Brand New.

Her album received rave reviews in her native Holland but also got noticed abroad. The Remix Pack “I Need A Man” was heavily supported by people like Stuart Price (Madonna/Killers), Diplo (Major Lazer), Switch, Tommie Sunshine, Brodinski and many, many more!

Beginning of 2012, Wannabe A Star was weekly featured on Dutch national television, where she filmed her private and stage life as part of a documentary-style soap opera called Connected.

Wannabe A Star hosted Bavaria's "Mess With The DJ" tour for the festival season of 2012 (dj & live). Fall 2012 she toured (live) with the travelling festival Popronde all through Holland.

In 2013 she was featured on Joshua Walters first release Nocturnal Animals. On July 15, 2013 the remix package of ” Party Party” was released on STRFCKR RCRDS. Wannabe A Star started working on her electronic project WAS in 2016. On her Soundcloud, you can find her Booty Bass track "The Big D".

Nowadays, WANNABEASTAR live is an all-female formation. Think of punk sugarcoated with pop, rock sleazy as fuck and all fashionably dressed in tight colourful outfits designed by l'enfant terrible de la mode Bas Kosters. They are a must-see! These girls know how to break down a venue!!! Let’s party party!!! The band signed with Sony Music Netherlands in 2017 and released the album "Greatest Hits" produced by Robin van Loenen.

In 2019 WANNABEASTAR was one of the judges in the Dutch version of the English tv hit show All Together Now. She has been featured in more than 50 magazines in the past years with interviews, reviews and editorials.

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