Method Man

Method Man


4/1/1971, Staten Island, New York, USA

Birth Name

Clifford Smith



Also Known As

Johnny Blaze, Hott Nikkels, Iron Lung, Clifford 'Method' Man, Clifford Smith, Cliff "Method Man" Smith
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Clifford Smith, 1 April 1971, Staten Island, New York, USA. Smith rose to acclaim as one of the leading members of Staten Island's hip-hop collective, Wu-Tang Clan. Adopting the Method Man moniker, his smoky, flowing vocals were a prominent feature of 1993's landmark debut Enter The Wu-Tang (36…more


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    • Method Man: (On "Things They Say", directed to rap critics) Anybody that criticize Meth, yeah, like I can't rhyme and ****. That **** is directed at everybody that's had any bad, sideways, ****** up **** to say about me because I know damn well I'm one of the hottest that ever did it.

    • Method Man: (On making a new Wu-Tang Clan album) Certain members is comfortable, and certain members is not comfortable. If we can really come together and put aside all the differences that we had, then we could make a Wu-Tang album. We gotta square up a lot.

    • Method:(On how Hollywood sees rappers as actors) You walking in there and like a stripper trying to get a job and ****. All they gonna see is the stripper. They don't know what her capabilities are, what she can do, all they see is that she was a stripper. And I'm walking in there, I'm a rapper trying to be an actor. And that's what they're looking at. They're like, 'Oh, he's a rapper, he's not gonna show up on time and anything, gonna come in here with his guns and chronic and forties and ****.'

    • Method: (On the set of the movie "How High") So we had to smoke a ***** like between, like at lunch break, on our own time and our own troubles to get the feeling back. Have to keep it professional.

    • Method: (Catch phrase) Hey man the dolla dolla bill y'all!

    • Method: It's funny how competition always has its way of evening the playing field.