22 Facts About Professor Green


Stephen Paul Manderson was born on 27 November 1983, and better known by his stage name Professor Green or simply Pro Green, is an English rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, television personality and mental health activist from London.

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Professor Green is the former co-host of Lip Sync Battle UK on Channel 5.

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Professor Green's autobiography featured on the Times bestseller list, and he is the patron of the suicide prevention charity CALM.

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Professor Green sold cannabis as a youngster and smoked it on a daily basis between the ages of 16 and 24.

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Professor Green stopped using any drugs from that point to allow himself to process the death fully.

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Professor Green won the inaugural JumpOff MySpace £50,000 battle rap tournament in 2008.

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Professor Green released Monster on 3 October 2010 as the third single from the album, featuring UK rapper Example.

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In October 2010, Professor Green released the video for his next single "Jungle", which features Maverick Sabre.

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In 2011 Professor Green was the first social ambassador for the clothing and footwear manufacturer brand Puma, focusing on the fashion and lifestyle side of the brand.

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Pro Professor Green is a brand ambassador for Relentless, and performed for them at a secret gig in his home town of Hackney, London.

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Professor Green performed new tracks titled "I Need Church" and "Little Secrets" in his 2013 live sets.

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Professor Green posted a short clip of a collaboration with iSHI and Ella Eyre which didn't make the album.

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Professor Green appeared on CBBC show 12 Again, talking about his life at age 12.

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In November 2016, Professor Green released "One Eye on the Door" with an accompanying music video.

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In June 2019, Professor Green announced that he would be releasing the title track of his second EP, Matters of the Heart in July, with the 6-track EP set to be released in September.

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In June 2017, Professor Green endorsed Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in the 2017 UK general election.

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In May 2009, Professor Green was attacked with the neck of a broken bottle in the Cargo nightclub in Shoreditch, London.

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Professor Green's assailant was later convicted and sentenced to eight years in prison.

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In May 2013, Professor Green was crushed between two cars when travelling to perform a live show at Hartpury College in Gloucester.

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Professor Green married Millie Mackintosh at Babington House in Somerset in 2013.

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Professor Green presented Suicide and Me on BBC Three on 27 October 2015.

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Professor Green is one of the 100 contributors to the book, Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You, of which all proceeds go to NHS Charities Together and The Lullaby Trust.

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