Plan B: I get abusive on stage to wake up the crowd

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 29 August 2013
Plan B

Plan B

Plan B believes his abusive behaviour on stage is down to "crowd tiredness" and he uses foul-language to liven them up a bit more before he performs

Plan B believes his abusive behaviour on stage is down to "crowd tiredness."

The 'Ill Manors ' hitmaker, who shouted "Slane, are you with me?" and "Come on you ****s!" at the audience in Slane Castle, Ireland, when he supported Eminem earlier this month, admits he uses foul-language to "pick up" the fans and believes they were agitated waiting for the rapper.

Talking to NME magazine, he said: "I haven't really spoken to anyone about my feelings about that gig. I think the guys there were tired. It gets to the point in the day when people just want to see Eminem.

"My way of picking up the crowd sometimes is to be a bit abusive: I'm like, 'Come on, you ****s.' When I get angry onstage, sometimes I'm angry at myself and sometimes I'm angry at the crowd. "

Plan B - real name Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew- would definitely take the opportunity to support Eminem again as it was an "honour" to be invited to do it the first time.

He explained: "Ireland was a bit tough, but would I do it again? Of course. I got to support a hero of mine. He's been a big influence on me.

"I t was just an honor to be there and be asked to do what I had been asked to do."

Plan B

Known to the world as Plan B, Ben Drew burst into the limelight from the streets of East London. Originally making a name for himself as a hip hop artist, his first album, Who Needs Actions When You Got Words, utilised a direct, confrontational approach to tell hard-hitting stories of contemporary urban issues. Content…

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