Ben Drew gives Stafford crowd 'the pain'

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Plan B played V Festival‘s Stafford site today (August 21), covering Eminem, Paolo Nutini and Seal during his set.

The rapper, real name Ben Drew, who played the 4 Music Stage stage with his live band, also started his set with another cover, Reel 2 Reel‘s ‘I Like To Move It’.

Before covering Nutini‘s ‘Coming Up Easy’, he asked the crowd “who smokes weed?” before adding “I always like to think this is a song about smoking weed.”

After later asking the crowd “who the fuck is ready to feel the pain?”, Drew played his version of Seal‘s ‘Kiss From A Rose’, before including a skat of Eminem‘s ‘Forgot About Dre’ in the middle of the track.

Plan B played:

‘I Like To Move It’
‘The Recluse’
‘Writings On The Wall’
‘She Said’
‘Prayin”
‘Coming Up Easy’
‘Welcome To Hell’
‘What You Gonna Do’
‘Kill From A Rose’/’Forgot About Dre’
‘Charmaine Religion’
‘Stay Too Long’

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