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Method Man

Method Man is known as an American rapper and actor. He is most famous for being a member of the hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan.

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Background and Age

Clifford M. Smith Jr. was born on March 2, 1971 in Hempstead, New York. His folks got separated from each other when he was a kid thus he grew up between staying with his father in Long Island and living with his mom in the Park Hill segment of Staten Island. He has two sisters Terri Smith and Missy Smith. He got his stage name "Method Man" from a 1979 motion picture of the same title.

Career and Net Worth

Method Man was the biggest performance star to rise up out of the Wu-Tang Clan. His rhymes made him perceptible and erratic and this got individuals to adore his music. He signed up with rap label, Def Jam Recordings. His debut presentation collection, Tical, which dropped in 1994, sold over a million copies, entered #4 on the American charts and went platinum. The collection featured the hit single "I'll Be There For You/You Are All I Need which won a Grammy in the wake of being remixed with Mary J. Blige. He later released different singles like Bring the Pain and Release Yo' Delf which gave him a greater name in the hip-hop industry and from that point on, Method Man started showing up on other artists' album collections. He featured in Notorious B.I.G's introduction debut collection "Prepared to Die" and furthermore in Tupac Shakur's album collection "All Eyez on Me".

On June 3, 1997, The Wu-Tang Clan released their Wu-Tang Forever double album collection which was designated in the Grammy. The collection sold over 8.3 million copies around the world. Method Man disclosed his second album collection Tical 2000: Judgment Day, which was released in 1998. The collection was confirmed double platinum and furthermore had guest appearances from artists like D'Angelo, Chris Rock, Redman, and Janet Jackson. This sophomore collection sold more than his first collection. In September 2019, Hulu's show about the Wu Tang Clan was released to positive reviews.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Method Man is married to Tamika Smith who he got engaged to in 1999. The couple got married in 2001 and the marriage is honored with three children. Sha, who was born in 1996, Raekwon, born in 1997 and Cheyenne, born in 1997. Tamika is a cancer survivor that was able to recover with grace. Asides from her organizations and obligations as a mother, Tamika has been a big supporter of her husband's music.


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Last Modified: Sep 14 2020
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