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Plan B Admires Justin Timberlake

13th August 2012

Plan B admires Justin Timberlake.The 'iLL Manors' rapper has respect for the elder singer because he has come from manufactured boy band *Nsync to prove his talents as a solo artist and actor.He told fasterlouder.com.au:...

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Rihanna Returns To The Top Of UK Album Charts After 38 Weeks

13th August 2012

Rihanna 's topped the UK album charts! "What?" You cry, "but we didn't even know she had a new album out!" Ah, well that's the beauty/horror of the charts in 2012. No one really sells...

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Example Joins Itunes Festival

7th August 2012

Example, Hadouken! and DJ Fresh have joined the line up for iTunes Festival 2012.The three acts will perform on the same night at the London's Roundhouse venue on September 17.'Stay Awake' singer Example, said: ''I...

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Matt Smith Clowns Around At Adidas Party

5th August 2012

'Doctor Who' star Matt Smith dressed as a clown as he partied at a screening of the Chemical Brothers' film 'Don't Think' on Friday night (03.08.12).The 29-year-old actor - who is to return to TV...

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The Things They Say 25855

3rd August 2012

"I like being recognised for my work but I hate it when people want their picture with me just because I'm famous. If I wanted to, I could milk the s**t out of all of...

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Calvin Harris Joins Itunes Festival

3rd August 2012

Calvin Harris has joined the line up for iTunes Festival 2012. The 'We Found Love' DJ will perform at the festival, held at London's Roundhouse venue, on September 15, on the same bill as David...

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Plan B Scores Second Number One Album In U.k.

29th July 2012

Rapper Plan B has scored his second number one U.K. album with the release of his new record Ill Manors.The British rapper, who enjoyed huge success with his 2010 hit The Defamation of Strickland Banks,...

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Correction:

23rd July 2012

In our story headlined Plan B: 'I Made A Mistake Wearing Screwdriver T-shirt For Magazine Cover', published in WENN's 1st feed on 23rd July (12), we stated that rapper Plan B had been photographed wearing...

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Plan B: 'I Made A Mistake Wearing Screwdriver T-shirt For Magazine Cover'

23rd July 2012

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Blur To Play Intimate Show At Oxford Street's 100 Club

20th July 2012

Reunited rock band Blur has been added to the all-star line-up of Converse's Represent string of shows this August.The London show will take place on August 2nd 2012 at Oxford Street's 100 Club and will...

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Plan B Rules Out X Factor Slot

20th July 2012

British rapper Plan B has ruled out ever appearing on British talent show The X Factor, insisting he has no interest in boosting his celebrity profile.The rapper released a gritty album inspired by his tough...

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The Things They Say 25760

20th July 2012

"When Rolf Harris came up to me, I said, 'I feel like you're my grandad because I've known you my whole life.' We had a photo together and he was telling me, 'Come on, smile!...

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Plan B Wouldn't Appear On X Factor

20th July 2012

Plan B wouldn't appear on 'The X Factor'. The 'iLL Manors' rapper doesn't think a programme like the reality TV singing contest would be the right way to show off his artistic credibility, as he's...

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Plan B And Paul Weller To Play Free Shows

27th June 2012

Plan B, Paul Weller and Nas are to headline free gigs in London.The trio are among a number of acts who will perform at the city's 100 Club as part of Converse's Represent series.The nine...

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Nas And Paul Weller To Front 100 Club's Converse Gigs

26th June 2012

Rapper Nas, Paul Weller and Plan B will headline a series of free gigs at the legendary 100 Club in London later this year (12).The trio will be among 10 acts who will perform at...

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Rihanna Closes Hackney Weekend

25th June 2012

Rihanna closed BBC Radio1's Hackney Weekend in London last night (24.06.12).The 'Rude Boy' singer headlined the second day of the free festival, with her set packed with hits including 'Only Girl In The World', 'Disturbia',...

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Plan B Pays Off Mother's Mortgage

25th June 2012

British rapper Plan B has delayed plans to buy his own home in London so he could pay off his mum's mortgage.The She Said hitmaker is keen to put his hard-earned cash into property, but...

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Plan B Suffers Stage Slips At Rain-soaked London Festival

25th June 2012

British rapper Plan B slipped several times during his set at London's Hackney Weekend on Sunday (24Jun12) after heavy rain lashed the site.The She Said hitmaker took to the stage at the two-day event in...

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Jay Z Wows Crowds At Hackney With Weekend Headline Slot

24th June 2012

Rapper Jay Z was on fine form last night as he delivered hit after hit, and surprise appearance after surprise appearance, at the first headlining slot of the BBC Hackney Weekend in East London.He was...

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Friendly Fires Close Beach Break Live

18th June 2012

Friendly Fires brought Beach Break Live festival to a close yesterday evening (17.06.12). The 'Jump in the Pool' group concluded the music event by blasting out hits including 'Hawaiian Air', 'Live Those Days Tonight' and...

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Rizzle Kicks Want To Collaborate With Ed Sheeran

11th June 2012

Rizzle Kicks want to collaborate with Ed Sheeran.The hip-hop duo Rizzle Kicks - comprised of Jordan Stephens and Harley Alexander-Sule - think it would be ''brilliant'' to pen a song with their close friend but...

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Plan B's Honest Film

11th June 2012

Plan B wanted his new film to be ''honest''.The 'She Said' rapper has directed gritty real-life drama 'Ill Manors' - which follows the lives of drug dealers, addicts, prostitutes over the course of a few...

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Plan B Wants Sympathy For Ill Manors

6th June 2012

Plan B hopes people sympathise with 'iLL Manors'.The rapper and actor's directorial debut follows the lives of downtrodden characters including a prostitute, a drug dealer and other disaffected members of British society, and he hopes...

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Plan B Turned Hero On Film Set After Footage Theft

5th June 2012

British rapper Plan B's directorial debut Ill Manors was thrown into jeopardy during filming in London when a day's worth of footage was stolen.The star, real name Benjamin Ballance-Drew, stepped behind the camera for the...

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Plan B's New Film 'Ill Manors' Almost Stolen By Thieves

31st May 2012

Plan B was beaming at the premiere of his debut film 'Ill Manors' - which he wrote and directed - but whilst out in London he revealed that the movie almost never saw the light...

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Plan B Had To Have Guts To Make 'Ill Manors'

31st May 2012

Plan B had to have ''guts'' to make 'iLL Manors'.The rapper unveiled his hard-hitting directorial debut film - following the lives of eight characters downtrodden in British society - in London last night (30.05.12), and...

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Plan B Stands Up For Unheard Generation

30th May 2012

Plan B is happy to be a spokesperson for England's unheard generation. The 'iLL Manors' rapper is releasing his directorial debut film following the lives of downtrodden characters including a prostitute, a drug dealer and...

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Paloma Faith Wants Quirky Acting Career

27th May 2012

Paloma Faith wants to be a ''quirky'' actress.The 26-year-old singer - who made appearances in 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' and 'St. Trinians' - would resort to film work if her music career didn't work...

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