After achieving main stream success with his 2010 triple platinum selling album The Defamation Of Strickland Banks, Plan B returns with his eagerly anticipated track and album Ill Manors. The video depicts intense rioting that relates to the 2011 riots that spread across the whole of London for almost a week. When Plan debuted the video for Ill Manors UK shadow health minister Jamie Reed MP tweeted ""The risk of any lefty politician being pilloried for praising the new Plan B track is really pretty high. That said, it's excellent."" For lovers of incredible overtly political music Ill Manors is a thrilling release from a multi-platinum star that deals uncompromisingly with 2011’s riots, but still manages to secure a place on the Radio 1 playlist – it’s the first great mainstream protest song in years. Plan B, AKA Ben Drew's musical evolution continues at full speed. Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew was born on 22 October 1983, primarily known as Plan B or Ben Drew, is a British rapper, singer songwriter, actor and film director. He is from Forest Gate in London. Plan B emerged as British hip hop artist releasing his critically acclaimed debut album Who Needs Actions When You Got Words in 2006. His second studio album was called The Defamation of Strickland Banks (2010) was a soul record and went straight to the UK album chart at no. 1. He has also collaborated with other artists such as Chase & Status most notably on the top ten single ""End Credits"" (2009). Drew has also had a successful film career as an actor, with roles in Adulthood (2008), Harry Brown (2009) and 188.8.131.52 (2010).
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