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Professor Green announces tour and releases new single ‘Matters Of The Heart’

Professor Green; tour
Professor Green has announced details of a new UK tour and has released new single 'Matters Of The Heart' - which you can listen to below. 'Matters Of The Heart' was produced by Eddie Jenkins and Everyone You Know, and is the first track taken from Green's upcoming EP 'M.O.T.H', which is set for release in September. The song follows on...

Professor Green fractures neck during seizure

Professor Green
Professor Green fractured his neck this morning after falling ill from a seizure. The London rapper, real name Stephen Manderson, was due to start his latest UK tour in Cardiff tonight (February 12) but he has now cancelled all of his scheduled live dates. Green detailed the incident in a trio of posts on Instagram earlier today, where he uploaded a picture of...

Professor Green launches a petition for the government to implement ‘National Grief Awareness Day’

Professor Green grief
Professor Green has launched a petition for the British Government to recognise 'National Grief Awareness Day', alongside a video for his new single 'Photographs'. In the petition to Tory MP Matthew Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the rapper notes that a similar day already exists in the US. He says: "I’ve been speaking a lot about grief...

Professor Green calls for heroin to be legalised

Professor Green heroin
Professor Green has called for heroin to be legalised. The musician, whose real name is Stephen Manderson, has spoken out about the decriminalisation of drugs in the past and hosted a critically acclaimed documentary for the BBC, called Is It Time To Legalise Weed? Speaking to the Daily Mirror, Green disputed whether criminalising drug use worked. "I don't believe in...

How YOU can help legalise weed ahead of tomorrow’s Legalisation of Cannabis Bill debate

The cannabis discussion panel
Last Wednesday, a team of us from NME took Damian Marley, Professor Green, American drugs expert Dr Frank D'Ambrosio and campaigner Kate Rothwell, whose cousin Oliver has a severe form of epilepsy which is alleviated by cannabis oil, to Parliament to meet MP Norman Lamb and discuss the future of legalised cannabis in Britain. As we often do before these sorts...

Politician running for next London Mayor calls for cannabis to be legalised

A leading Tory MP who has entered the race to be London's next mayor has called for cannabis to be legalised. Read More: It's time Britain legalised marijuana  Read more: A look at 10 places where weed is legal for medicinal reasons  Andrew Boff has claimed that making the drug legal would reduce knife crime and mental illness amongst young...

Professor Green opens up about the night he was stabbed

Professor Green has opened up about the night he was stabbed in 2009 and explained that he called his nan to say goodbye as he was convinced he was going to die. The rapper was stabbed in the neck with a broken bottle in a nightclub in 2009. His attacker, Anthony Jones, was jailed for eight years. Speaking on an upcoming...

James Bay could collaborate with Professor Green after meeting at the VO5 NME Awards 2018

James Bay has said that he could collaborate with Professor Green in the future, who he met at last night's VO5 NME Awards 2018. The VO5 NME Awards 2018 took place last night (February 14) at O2 Academy Brixton in London. See the full winners list here. "I've been hanging out with Professor Green," Bay told NME backstage. "We're sat on the same table,...

Professor Green on the importance of supporting white working class boys

Professor Green has opened up on the importance of supporting white working-class boys in a bid to help them engage with education. The rapper, real name Stephen Manderson, is gearing up to present Working Class White Men, a new Channel 4 documentary in which he examines the lives of working class white boys within the education system. In the show, he...