Plan B

Whose Riot-Inspired Album Stormed To Number One?

PA | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Plan B stormed to the top of the charts with his new album, film soundtrack Ill Manors. The release, which features in the film of the same name, i...

What Economic Lessons Can the 1930s Teach Us?

Marcus Liddell | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK Politics
Marcus Liddell

The Great Depression of the 1930s is remembered as one of the worst economic periods in modern history. But statistics show that our current slump is in someways worse.

Simon Cowell Has Bush Trimmed In Shape Of His Head

WENN | Posted 21.07.2012 | Home

Simon Cowell is known for his vanity, but he seems to have surpassed himself after reportedly demanding his garden bushes be cut in the shape of his h...

Smile - Lily Allen's Back

WENN | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Pop star Lily Allen ended her hiatus from music with a cameo appearance onstage at The Stone Roses' concert in England on Saturday. The Smile hitma...

Sam Parker

HACKNEY WEEKEND REVIEW: British Pop Acts Claim Back Their Throne

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

On the day that England crashed predictably out of the European Championship in Ukraine, the heart of English football was bearing witness to a far mo...

Plan B's Plan to Help the Young

Rollo Ross | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Rollo Ross

I got very irritated during the festival in Cannes by critics and reporters alike remarking that Plan B's debut movie Ill Manors is 'bleak.' I'm not sure what it is about 'bleak' that annoyed me so much but I tend to feel that the word has a dismissive quality that suggests that nothing good can come out of watching the movie.

PHOTOS: Good Manors At Plan B's After-Party

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Professor Green introduced his girlfriend Made In Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh to his musical friends, such as singer Ed Sheeran, Tinie Tempah and E...

Cannes: Lights, Camera, Direct Action

Jane Witherspoon | Posted 22.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jane Witherspoon

One week in and the team are still bearing up... just! We decided to have a night off - which in Cannes meant we watched a film. So we ordered pizzas and sat down to watch iLL Manors - Ben Drew aka Plan B's new film. Maybe not the wisest film choice for a night of switching off/escapism.

Plan B: Voice of a Generation? No Thanks

Ronnie Joice | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ronnie Joice

Last night's Later With Jools Holland featured a rather provocative and extremely popular performance from rapper-turned-singer-turned-actor-turned-ra...

Chris Martin Reveals Tinnitus Hell

WENN | Posted 04.05.2012 | Home

Coldplay star Chris Martin has been fighting a secret battle with painful ear condition tinnitus for over a decade. The rocker first started suffer...

World Exclusive Trailer: 'Ill Manors', Plan B's First Film

The Guardian | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

The directorial debut of Ben Drew (aka Plan B) sees the lives of six people - including well-meaning, but ill-fated Aaron (Riz Ahmed) and young immigr...

TRAILER: The Sweeney Remake

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Remember the tight trousers, the leather jackets, above all the Ford Consul? 30 years after The Sweeney set the bar for police drama - with John Th...

'How Can You Just Switch On Me?'

WENN | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Plan B fears he will lose a large portion of his fan-base after moving away from his hit soul sound to return to gritty hip-hop. The singer/rapper,...

Our Manors are ill - And it Needs to Be Discussed

Plan B | Posted 15.05.2012 | Home
Plan B

The world, and this country especially, is full of contradictions. With my new track and accompanying video, ill Manors, I'm just highlighting them, I'm not condoning anything. I aired my feelings about the riots very publicly when they happened and I still feel the same way.