Unique in sound and taking the music scene by storm, singer and rapper Plan B, real name Benjamin Drew, has announced that he will play the Engine Shed this October as part of his UK tour.

Drew has gone from strength to strength, changing his sound, and being creative since his music debut in 2005 when he featured on the grime compilation album “Run The Road”. His first solo album “Who Needs Action When You Got Words” followed in 2006 and reached number 30 in the UK album charts in its first week of release.

His individual style has earned him the nickname “The British Eminem” but Drew has experimented in other fields aside from music. After expressing an interest in film he played a supporting role in the hit 2008 movie “Adulthood”. Drew will this year release the short film “The Defamation of Strickland Banks”, which he both wrote and directed himself.

His latest studio album, also called “The Defamation of Strickland Banks”, coincides with the film’s release and presents a more soulful-sounding Drew than previously heard. The album shot straight to number one in the UK single charts after its release on April 12th 2010, and is sure to bring him further critical acclaim.

Plan B will play the Engine Shed on October 17th after appearances at a multitude of festivals this summer. Tickets for the gig cost £15 and go on sale this Friday, April 23rd at 9am. Entry is for persons 16 and over and ID will be required. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Engine Shed’s website or call 0844 888 87 66.