Professor Green interview: Being A Man festival 2016

Rapper Professor Green, AKA Stephen Manderson, opened Southbank Centre's Being A Man festival 2016. In this clip, hear him talk frankly about his father's death, the work he's done to raise awareness of male suicide and the emotional challenges that often face men, particularly in relation to expressing their emotions.

Professor Green - Being A Man Festival 2016

The vulnerability isn't in the genuine vulnerability itself, the vulnerability is in the fear of people seeing me in that way. If you can see me happy, why shouldn't you be able to see me sad?
Professor Green

He's an ambassador for CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) and this talk was presented in partnership with CALM.

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