Method Man, Johnny Blaze, Iron Lung, Hot Nickels, Ticallion Stallion, MZA, Methical, Mr. Mef, Meth, The Panty Raider, Johnny Dangerous, Blazini, Shakwon, Tical
Hempstead, New York, USA
Method Man’s educational background is not known.
Rapper, record producer, actor
- Father – Clifford Smith Senior
- Mother – Genola Smith
- Siblings – Missy Smith (Sister), Terri Smith (Sister)
Method Man is signed with Def Jam Recordings.
Hardcore hip hop, east coast hip hop
Def Jam Recordings, Tommy Boy Entertainment
6 ft 3 in or 191 cm
92 kg or 203 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Clifford Smith dated –
- Karrine Steffans – In the past, Method Man had a fling with author Karrine Steffans.
- Precious Williams (2000) – Precious Williams was linked with Clifford Smith in 2000.
- Tamika Smith (1999-Present) – Method Man and Tamika got engaged in 1999 and only after two years of their engagement, they got married in 2001.
Clifford is a father of three children – two sons (b. 1996 and 2001) and a daughter (b. 1997).
Race / Ethnicity
- Facial hair
- Big body
Clifford Smith’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 47.5 in or 121 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 15.5 in or 39.5 cm
- Waist – 37 in or 94 cm
Method Man has been seen in TV commercials for Wu Wear (1998), Right Guard deodorant (2002), St Ides Special Brew, and also print ad for Wu Wear.
Method Man believes in God.
Best Known For
Being a member of the popular rap group Wu-Tang Clan and for releasing numerous high rated rap songs.
Besides his music career, Method Man is known for his acts in movies such as Belly (1998), Garden State (2004), Venom (2004), Red Tails (2012) and How High (2001).
Tical is the name of the first official solo album of Clifford Smith aka Method Man. The album was released on November 15, 1994 by Def Jam Records.
However, as a member of the band Wu-Tang Clan, he had already released Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) on November 9, 1993 via Loud Records.
Method Man had his movie debut in the one called The Great White Hype (1996) as himself.
First TV Show
In 1996, Clifford appeared in an episode of the animated parody talk show Space Ghost Coast to Coast as himself.
Clifford’s workout and diet programs are not known.
Method Man Favorite Things
- 5 Movies – Frailty (2002), The Station Agent (2003), Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Snow on tha Bluff (2012), The Raid (2012)
Source – RottenTomatoes.com
Method Man Facts
- During his childhood, he spent some time in his father’s house on Long Island and the other time in his mother’s house in Park Hill part of Staten Island.
- Method Man was also offered the contract by Elektra Records A&R man Dante Ross, but he rejected it.
- He is the only rapper that made a guest appearance in The Notorious B.I.G’s first album Ready to Die (1994).
- On May 17, 2007, he was taken into custody by the police for possessing marijuana. For his case, he agreed to perform in front of young children about the dangers of drugs.
- On October 5, 2009, Clifford was handcuffed because he violated the law about tax income. He was charged for failing to write down his income tax for the state of New York in the period from 2004 to 2007. The total amount that the rapper failed to pay was $33,000 in taxes.
- On June 3, 1997, Wu-Tang Clan released their multi-platinum double album Wu-Tang Forever. The album was nominated for a Grammy and has sold more than 8.3 million copies worldwide.
- In 1998, Method Man released his second solo album by the name Tical 2000: Judgement Day.
- He began his acting career in the late 1990s.
- He performed in the documentary The Show (1995).
- Method Man started another band called Method Man & Redman in 1994. The other member of the band is Redman.
- Method Man got his stage name from the martial arts film Method Man (1979).
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