Professor Green, is a rapper that has come a long way in the the last 3 years. He was signed to Mike Skinners (of the The Streets fame) record label The Beats for a short period before winning the Jump Off MySpace rap battle tournemount in 2009 and in that time has even managed to survive his very own stabbing.
I Need You Tonight borrows probably one of the most loved and recognizable antipodean tunes of the past 30 years – INXS’ 1987 hit, I Need You Tonight. From the second that iconic guitar riff comes blaring from your stereo speakers you cant help but love the song.
Though the rapping leaves a lot to be desired – often sounding quite lagged and paced with a chav overture – the production of the track and the choice of sample is what makes this a cracker. With the help of special guest Ed Drewett, the tracks chorus is also worth a sing-a-long and is a great follow up hook.
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