Plan B has said there is no reason that he should not be as succesful in America as he is in the UK, blaming radio stations for not seeing beyond the colour of his skin when ignoring his music.
The rapper/ singer/ actor has tasted huge success in the UK with his recent single 'Ill Manors' crashing the top five and his 'Defemation Of Strickland Banks' album going platinum. However, success in America still eldues the man better known as Ben Drew.
Speaking to The Sun about this, Drew revealed a theory he had on the limited fortune he has enjoyed across the pond: "I'm too white for the black radio stations and too black for white radio stations," he said. "I've got the drive. I’ve always been hungry. I just think I've got a lot more to say than a lot of people out."
Agin turning his attention to radio, the director of 'Ill Manors' said: "In America they don’t play my stuff. That pisses me off. There's no reason. The Strickland Banks stuff? There’s no swearing so you can play it, it was radio-friendly enough."
Meanwhile, it was recently confirmed that Plan B will perform at London's 100 Club as part of a series of gigs organised by Converse. Paul Weller, Santigold and Nas will also perform across 10 days of live music.