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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Professor Green

Professor Green is the co-host of Lip Sync Battle UK, Professor Green was born Stephen Paul Manderson on 27 November 1983 in London, United Kingdom. He rose to success upon winning the inaugural JumpOff MySpace £50,000 battle rap tournament in July 2008. His debut album, Alive Till I’m Dead peaked at number 2 in the UK and at number 18 in Ireland. His album has been certificated Gold with sales of over 100,000 in the United Kingdom. He is a brand ambassador for Relentless, and performed for them at a secret gig in his home town of Hackney, London on 15 November 2012. There is no doubt that the 32-years-old British rapper and songwriter has definitely paved a successful path for himself in the music industry.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Professor Green
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Professor Green

Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the British rapper and songwriter from London, Professor Green:

1. Professor Green was born Stephen Paul Manderson on 27 November 1983 in London, United Kingdom.

2. He rose to success upon winning the inaugural JumpOff MySpace £50,000 battle rap tournament in July 2008.

3. His debut single “I Need You Tonight” was released on April 2010. The single peaked at number 3 in the UK and at number 15 in Ireland. The single was also certificated silver status in the United Kingdom.

4. He released his second single ‘Just Be Good to Green’ on 11 July 2010. It became a top 5 hit in the UK, a top 20 hit in Ireland and on the European Hot 100 Singles. It also peaked at number 32 in New Zealand and at number 49 in Australia.

5. His debut album, Alive Till I’m Dead peaked at number 2 in the UK and at number 18 in Ireland. His album has been certificated Gold with sales of over 100,000 in the United Kingdom.

6. In May 2012, he released his own signature beer “Remedy”. An American style pale ale, brewed with English ingredients.

7. On 16 October 2012, Puma launched an exclusive apparel collection designed by Green.

8. He is a brand ambassador for Relentless, and performed for them at a secret gig in his home town of Hackney, London on 15 November 2012.

9. He presented Suicide and Me on BBC Three on 27 October 2015 and his autobiography titled, Lucky was published in 2015.

10. He is also UK Ambassador for SportLifestyle brand Puma, focusing on the fashion and lifestyle side of the brand.

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