Professor Green Biography (Wikipedia)
Stephen Paul Manderson (born 27 November 1983), better known by his stage name Professor Green or simply Pro Green, is a British rapper and songwriter from London. He is the co-host of Lip Sync Battle UK on Channel 5.
He was signed to The Beats, a record label run by Mike Skinner and Ted Mayhem, until 12 February 2008, when the label terminated. He rose to success upon winning the inaugural JumpOff MySpace £50,000 battle rap tournament in July 2008. Following this in 2009, he worked with Lily Allen on her 2009 concert tour.
In 2006 he released his first mixtape, Lecture #1. After his first record label, The Beats, went under he produced on his own an EP called The Green EP. After he toured with Lily Allen he was signed to Virgin Records and released "I Need You Tonight" featuring Ed Drewett, based on INXS's "Need You Tonight" through the label. He also joined up with Allen on his second single "Just Be Good to Green", which is based on The SOS Band's "Just Be Good to Me".
In July 2010, Green released his debut album, Alive Till I'm Dead, which features guest vocals from Lily Allen, Emeli Sandé, Fink, Labrinth and Example, as well as The Streets. He followed this with the album At Your Inconvenience in October 2011 and Growing Up In Public in September 2014. In September 2015, Green released his autobiography Lucky.
- Professor Green on his life and upbringinghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01h74k0.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01h74k0.jpg2015-09-21T13:04:00.000ZProfessor Green speaks to Kate Silverton and Aasmah Mir about writing his autobiography, his family and upbringing and his move to being a full-time musician.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0332s82
Professor Green on his life and upbringing
- Professor Green - Hottie of the Weekhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01h74k0.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01h74k0.jpg2014-12-08T13:00:00.000ZProfessor Green comes in to chat as he is Sarah-Jane's Hottie of the Week!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02dt939
Professor Green - Hottie of the Week
- Professor Green - Glastonbury highlightshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01db4dk.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01db4dk.jpg2013-07-31T21:30:00.000ZHighlights of Professor Green's Pyramid stage set at Glastonbury 2013.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01db4ds
Professor Green - Glastonbury highlights
- Professor Green - History of Basshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01d1v86.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01d1v86.jpg2013-07-19T22:00:00.000ZPro Green get a bit of help from the boys picking a track for the History of Bass list.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01d1v8k
Professor Green - History of Bass
- Professor Green - Radio 1’s Hackney Weekendhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p00wgd1w.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p00wgd1w.jpg2012-07-24T15:53:00.000ZA highlights compilation of Professor Green's set at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p00wgd27
Professor Green - Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend
Professor Green Tracks
Past BBC Events
Professor Green Live Lounge
Pro Green Zane Lowe Sessions
2012 T in the Park
Hackney Weekend 2012
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