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Method Man

Clifford Smith (born April 1, 1971), better known by his stage name Method Man, is an American Grammy Award winning hip hop artist, record producer, actor and member of the hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan. He took his stage name from the 1979 film The Fearless Young Boxer, also known as Method Man. He is one half of the rap duo Method Man & Redman. He won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for "I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By" with Mary J. Blige. In 2007, the writers of About.com placed him on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007). In 2012, The Source placed him on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time. He is also the only MC to be featured on Notorious B.I.G.'s debut album Ready to Die and the only artist that collaborated with both Notorious B.I.G. and 2 Pac during their lifetime. Method Man appeared in the motion pictures Belly, How High, Garden State as well as a minor role in The Wackness. More recently, he appeared as a crewman in George Lucas' film Red Tails. On television, he and hip-hop collaborator Redman co-starred on the short-lived Fox sitcom Method & Red, and he had a recurring role on HBO's Oz as Tug

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Method Man -- 'I'm Suing Those Motherf**kers'

Method Man -- 'I'm Suing Those Motherf**kers'

Method Man is planning to drop a serious lawsuit on the "motherf**kers" responsible for the bloody wound he received while performing at the Gathering of the Juggalos this past weekend ... because… READ MORE >

TMZ Live: Fishburne, Method Man, and Dr. Frank Ryan

TMZ Live: Fishburne, Method Man, and Dr. Frank Ryan

We took your questions today on everything -- including Dr. Frank Ryan's death, Montana Fishburne claiming Laurence wants nothing to do with her, and Method Man getting hit by a projectile at a… READ MORE >

- 1527 days ago
Method Man -- Some Juggalo Busted My Eye Open

Method Man -- Some Juggalo Busted My Eye Open

Tila Tequila wasn't the only bloody victim of flying debris at the Gathering of the Juggalos over the weekend -- Method Man was also attacked with a dangerous projectile ... and TMZ has obtained… READ MORE >

- 1527 days ago
Method Man -- Yeah, I Didn't Pay My Taxes

Method Man -- Yeah, I Didn't Pay My Taxes

Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man just lost a six-figure battle with the Tax Man -- after pleading guilty today to one misdemeanor charge of attempted failure to pay taxes.Method -- real name… READ MORE >

- 1577 days ago
Method Man on Arrest - 'It's a Misunderstanding'

Method Man on Arrest - 'It's a Misunderstanding'

Method Man was arrested in NY for allegedly failing to pay four years of income taxes -- but when we spotted the rapper in L.A. yesterday, dude told us "everything will be resolved. Trust me, it's… READ MORE >

- 1839 days ago
Method Man Expresses Shooter's Remorse

Method Man Expresses Shooter's Remorse

Method Man recently admitted to brutally shooting someone in the leg with a BB gun -- but ironically, the incident has nothing to do with the lady who happens to be suing him for an alleged air… READ MORE >

- 1903 days ago
Method Man Accused of Shooting Fan

Method Man Accused of Shooting Fan

"I don't have time," "I have to go," or "Sorry, I don't sign" -- all appropriate responses if a celeb doesn't want to sign an autograph. Shooting them six times with an air gun is not. That's what… READ MORE >

- 1905 days ago
Method Man: Chicken Rules Everything Around Me

Method Man: Chicken Rules Everything Around Me

You won't find Method Man sucking down overpriced dumplings at Mr. Chow -- but he's all about the breasts at another, less pap-filled, L.A. establishment.insertBCSinglePlayer(1556071940); See Also… READ MORE >

- 2351 days ago
Method Man to Shock Kids: Hittin' the Bong is Wrong

Method Man to Shock Kids: Hittin' the Bong is Wrong

He's rapped about his love for weed, made movies about love for weed and even chose his nickname because of his love for weed -- but in one of the most shocking turn of events in the history of… READ MORE >

- 2622 days ago

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