Professor Green



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. Professor 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.

The discography for Professor Green consists of three studio albums, one extended play, twelve singles and fifteen music videos.

Professor Green released his first extended play, The Green EP in November 2008 independently. First single, “I Need You Tonight”, debuted at number three on the UK Singles Chart and number fifteen in Ireland in April 2010. Second single, the Lily Allen collaboration, “Just Be Good to Green”, reached number five in the UK, number seventeen in Ireland and also charting in Australia and New Zealand. His studio album, Alive Till I’m Dead (sic) was released in July 2010 in the United Kingdom and it debuted at number two and was certified as Gold by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). The album also contained the singles, “Monster”, featuring Example, and “Jungle” featuring Maverick Sabre, which peaked at number twenty-nine and thirty-one in the UK respectively.

The rapper’s second studio album, At Your Inconvenience was released in October 2011; where it debuted at number three on the UK chart. It was preceded by the release of “Read All About It”, which featuring Emeli Sandé went on to become the artist’s first number-one single. The track also marked Green’s first international certification award, with the Australian Recording Industry Association certifying it as platinum. A further three singles were released from the album throughout 2012: “Never Be a Right Time”, “Remedy” featuring Ruth Anne and “Avalon” featuring Sierra Kusterbeck peaking at number thirty-five, number eighteen and number twenty-nine in the United Kingdom respectively. Growing Up in Public will be released as Green’s third studio album on 22 September 2014.

Professor Green has also appeared as a featured artist on several occasions, including on Tinchy Stryder’s album track “Game Over”, which also featuring Example, Tinie Tempah, Giggs, Devlin and Chipmunk debuted at number twenty-two in the UK. In June 2011, Green also appeared alongside collaborator Maverick Sabre on project True Tiger’s single “In the Air”; which peaked at number fifty-two.



Discography

Artist: Professor Green
Title: I Need Church
Album: Growing Up in Public (Explicit)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2014)
Buy Album: £9.99 (2014)
Artist: Professor Green
Title: Read All About It
Album: At Your Inconvenience (Explicit)
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Artist: Professor Green
Title: Just Be Good To Green (Explicit)
Album: Alive Till I’m Dead
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Artist: Professor Green
Title: Tru Fonix Remix
Album: Little Secrets (Remixes) (Explicit)
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Artist: Professor Green
Title: ILS Remix
Album: Remedy (feat. Ruth Anne) (Explicit)
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Artist: Professor Green
Title: Kat Krazy Remix
Album: Avalon (feat. Sierra Kusterbeck) (Explicit)
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Albums
Studio albums

Growing Up in Public (2014), At Your Inconvenience (2011). Alive Till I’m Dead (2010).

Mixtapes
Lecture 1 (2006).

Extended plays
The Green EP (2008).

Singles
As lead artist

“One Eye on the Door” (2016 Album TBA). “Little Secrets” (featuring Mr. Probz) (2014 Growing Up in Public). “Lullaby” (featuring Tori Kelly) (2014 Growing Up in Public). “Avalon” (featuring Sierra Kusterbeck) (2012 At Your Inconvenience). “Remedy” (featuring Ruth Anne) (2012 At Your Inconvenience). “Never Be a Right Time” (featuring Ed Drewett) (2012 At Your Inconvenience). “Read All About It (Tutto quello che devi sapere)” (featuring Dolcenera) (2011 At Your Inconvenience). “Read All About It” (featuring Emeli Sandé) (2011 At Your Inconvenience). “Jungle” (featuring Maverick Sabre) (2011 Alive Till I’m Dead). “Monster” (featuring Example) (2010 Alive Till I’m Dead). “Just Be Good to Green” (featuring Lily Allen) (2011 Alive Till I’m Dead). “I Need You Tonight” (featuring Ed Drewett) (2011 Alive Till I’m Dead).

Promotional singles
“Back on the Market” (2016 Non-album single). “I Need Church” (2014 Growing Up in Public). “Not Your Man” (featuring Thabo) (2014 Growing Up in Public). “Are You Getting Enough?” (featuring Miles Kane) (2013 Non-album single), “D.P.M.O.” (2012 At Your Inconvenience). “How Many Moons (Remix)” (featuring Dream Mclean and Rinse) (2012 At Your Inconvenience). “At Your Inconvenience” (2011 At Your Inconvenience).

As featured artist

“Fire Blaze” (Rascals featuring Professor Green) (2013 Album TBA). “Dreamers” (Epic Remix) (Rizzle Kicks featuring Pharoahe Monch, Hines, Professor Green, Ed Sheeran, Dappy, Foreign Beggars & Chali 2na) (2012 Stereo Typical). “Stylechanger” (Eric Turner featuring Professor Green, Kardinal Offishall & Wretch 32) (2012 Non-album single). “Top of the World” (Smiler featuring Professor Green & Tawiah) (2012 Non-album single). “In the Air” (True Tiger featuring Professor Green & Maverick Sabre) (2011 Non-album single). “Game Over” (Tinchy Stryder featuring Professor Green, Example, Giggs, Devlin, Tinie Tempah & Chipmunk) (2010 Non-album single).

Guest appearances

“D.W.I.D” (Dream Mclean featuring CASisDEAD) (2014 Greyscale). “German Whip (Remix)” (Meridian Dan featuring Skepta, Bossman Birdie & Rizzle Kicks) (2014 German Whip (Remixes) – EP). “Lifted (Remix)” (Naughty Boy featuring Emeli Sandé) (2013 Hotel Cabana). “Londoner” (Chip featuring Wretch 32 & Loick Essien) (2012 London Boy). “Be Like Me (Remix)” (True Tiger featuring Snoop Dogg and P Money) (2012 Eye of the Tiger Vol. 2). “Forever More” (DJ Fresh featuring The Fray) (2012 Nextlevelism). “Grown Man Sh%t Pt. 2” (Bigz featuring Jareth) (2011 Quantum Leap). “Grown Man Sh%t” (Bigz featuring Shalo) (2009 Flight of the Navigator (Swooosh)). “Either Way (Streets Remix)” (The Twang featuring The Streets) (2007 Love It When I Feel Like This). “What I See” (Ny) (2007 Split Endz Volume 2). “When You Wasn’t Famous (Professor Green Version)” (The Streets) (2006 When You Wasn’t Famous CD2).

Music videos

“Not Your Man” (featuring Thabo) (2014). “Are You Getting Enough?” (featuring Miles Kane) (2013). “Avalon”  (featuring Sierra Kusterbeck) (2012). “Remedy” (featuring Ruth-Anne) (2012). “Never Be a Right Time” (featuring Ed Drewett) (2011). “Read All About It” (featuring Emeli Sandé) (Director: Henry Scholfield) (2011). “At Your Inconvenience”  (2011). “Jungle” (featuring Maverick Sabre) (2010). “Game Over” Tinchy Stryder (Director: Adam Powell) (2010). “Coming To Get Me” (2010). “Monster” (featuring Example) (2010). “Just Be Good to Green” (featuring Lily Allen) (2010). “I Need You Tonight”  (featuring Ed Drewett) (2010). “Hard Night Out” (Director: Brick Grody) (2009). “Upper Clapton Dance” (2009), “Before I Die”  (2006). “When You Wasn’t Famous Remix)” The Streets (2006).



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