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Huq, Kay for ITV2's 'Under Pressure'

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Konnie Huq presenting The Xtra Factor

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Konnie Huq and Vernon Kay will attempt to fulfill "life long" dreams in a new ITV2 series.

Under Pressure will see the the presenters take on the challenge to achieve something which they have been "too afraid to carry out". The first episode will see Xtra Factor host Huq follow her secret desire to become a rapper.

"Over three weeks Konnie will live and breathe the life of an MC learning to unleash the rapper within, with the ultimate aim of performing her own rap onstage in front of a crowd of 3000 rap fans at the Indigo2," the broadcaster teased.

"Each show will give us riveting drama, personal insights and genuine jeopardy as this previously out-of-reach goal slowly becomes a reality."

Huq will be aided by a mentor, Mobo award-winning rapper Akala, with contributions from Roll Deep's Manga and and J2K.

The show will see Huq explore her "own insecurities about performing in front of a crowd, and cause her to reflect on her own experiences growing up in West London."

Konnie Huq: Under Pressure begins on February 11 at 9pm on ITV2.

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