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This ain't so stereotypical man,
Not for a stereotypical man,
It should be me that wants to get rid of you instead it's you that don't give a damn (what?),
It was meant to be a one night 'ting,
Nothing more than a little one night fling,
Now when I'm in need you're the one I ring I (I need you tonight).
"I Need You Tonight"
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Stephen Manderson (born 1983), aka. Professor Green, is a British rapper. He's released three full length albums with a fourth on the way as well as an EP and mixtape and has had a UK number-one hit with his song "Read All About It" (featuring Emeli Sande).

He was married to Quality Street heiress Millie Mackintosh, well-known for her appearances on Made In Chelsea (a British Jersey Shore with posh people) for three years.

Discography:

  • Alive Till I'm Dead (2010)
  • At Your Inconvenience (2011)
  • Growing Up In Public (2014)
  • Back On The Market (TBA)

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Tropes present in his life and work:

  • Boastful Rap: Frequently.
  • Disappeared Dad: Has a strained relationship with his dad - and talks about the problems this causes on "Read All About It"
  • Dream Team: Him and Emeli Sande on "Read All About It"
    • Him and Sierra Kusterbeck on "Avalon"
    • Him and Royce da 5'9' on "Nightmares"
    • Him and Lily Allen on "Just Be Good to Green".
    • Him and Millie Mackintosh (until their separation).
    • Him and Ed Drewett on "I Need You Tonight".
  • Odd Couple: Him and Millie Mackintosh (again until their separation).
  • Sampling: "Just Be Good To Green" samples "Dub Be Good to Me". "I Need You Tonight" samples the INXS song "Need You Tonight".
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: Towards the end of "I Need You Tonight", a song about a girl giving him the runaround, he makes the point of saying it's just a song and in Real Life women chase him, not the other way round.
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