Professor Green

English rapper and singer-songwriter

Stephen Paul Manderson (born 27 November 1983),[1] better known by his stage name Professor Green, is an English rapper, singer, actor, television personality and mental health activist.[2][3]

Professor Green in 2012

Green went on to become a multi-platinum artist, with 3.5 million combined sales in the UK. He is the former co-host of Lip Sync Battle UK on Channel 5.[4] His autobiography featured on the Times bestseller list. He also is the patron of the suicide prevention charity CALM.[5]




  • Lucky (Blink Publishing, ISBN 1910536326 / ISBN 978-1910536322, published in September 2015)

Awards and nominationsEdit


  1. Swash, Rosie (20 April 2010). "How Professor Green Gatecrashed the Charts". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  2. van den Broeke, Teo (22 April 2020). "Professor Green reveals his social-distancing essentials". British GQ Magazine. Retrieved 26 August 2021. The multi-platinum recording artist – who also happens to be a mental health activist and a pretty mean cook – is currently holed up in northern Morocco.
  3. Edmonds, Lizzie (3 October 2019). "Dua Lipa calls for more action to help mental health in the music industry". Evening Standard. Retrieved 26 August 2021. Musician and mental health activist Professor Green said: “Music has always been cathartic for me... But what initially gave me such release by way of expression would later, by way of schedule and sleep deprivation, lead to a place of unhappiness and isolation.”
  4. "Rapper Professor Green announces Leeds show", Yorkshire Evening Post 30 July 2019
  5. Calm team.

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