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Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes were one of the most popular Philly soul groups of the 1970s. Though ostensibly led by Melvin, Teddy Pendergrass was the most influential member of the group. They were signed to Gamble & Huff's Philadelphia International label. Though they had several hits from 1972 to 1975, they dried up after the departure of Pendergrass. The group continued touring, however, until Melvin died in 1997.
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The group continued touring, however, until Melvin died in 1997. Some songs that Method Man has sung are: 1,2,1,2 feat Redman, 2tears in a bucket, 4seasons, 4,3,2,1 A bitch is a bitch, A special joint, Act right,After party,All that i need,Baby come on, BigDogs,Brakes up to make up, Bring the pain,Buck 50,Cheka, Collaboration 98, Da Rock Wilder, Dart throwing, Dirty Dancin,Dog in heat, Enjoy da ride. Though they had several hits from 1972 to 1975, they dried up after the departure of Pendergrass. In 1999 the pair got together once again and produced a song called 'Black Out'. They were signed to Gamble & Huff's Philadelphia International label. the first song that was released by the pair was 'How High' which was featured in the movie HOW HIGH. Though ostensibly led by Melvin, Teddy Pendergrass was the most influential member of the group. All his hard had soon paid off as he won a Grammy for his song 'All i need' At times Method Man gets together with Redman and compile a few collaborations.
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes were one of the most popular Philly soul groups of the 1970s. Methods first albumn was called 'Tical' this album sold over 1 million copies. A year after their album came out Method Man was the signed to DEF JAM Records with a solo deal. the first album that Wu-Tang brought out was called 'Enter the Wu-tang(36 Chambers)' which LOUD Records released. Before Wu-Tang actually started recording in an actual studio they were only recording there songs in RZA's house until RZA got together some recording time in a studio but for there songs to be recorded they each had to pay $100.
In staten Island method was well known as Shakuan the Poet because of the rhyms he wrote. the first song to be released from Method Man was 'The Panty Rider'. Method got together with a group of people who also had the same interests in music as he did.they guys got rapping and writing poetry together and soon after they decided to get together as a music group so they called them selves 'The Wu-Tang-Clan'. A lot of people knew that he wouldn't be on the streets for a long time as they could see how much music meant to him so they could see that he would make it big in the music industry.
after leaving the job at the Statue of Liberty he went on to sell drugs on the streets. Method once worked at the Statue of Liberty but that job didnt last long because he didnt like the wage that he was being paid. Not only was Method interested in music he was also fasinated in comic books, at times he would imagine him self as a comic book character the character he loved to imagine him self as alot of the time was Ghost Rider. by learning poetry this has meant he has been able to make a career in the music industry which has all paid off.
Methods father taught him to play the drums and he also learnt poetry, his father has made a big influence on him while he was growing up. As a child Method changed his name from Clifford Smith to Shakuan God Allah, he changed his name because he thought Clifford Smith was a slaves name. Method Man is a well known east coast rapper. Clifford was raised in both Long Island and Staten Island this was because his parents were not living together so that meant he had to travel between two homes every now and then.
Method Man's name was originally Clifford Smith. Method Man was born on April 1,1971 in Long Island,NY. He also co-starred with Redman in his own Fox sitcom called Method & Red, however after only a short time on the air the show was put on hiatus and is unlikely to return. In 2004, he released his third album, Tical 0: The Prequel, which spawned a successful single in What's Happenin with Busta Rhymes, but was poorly received both by critics and fans.
Method Man has also appeared in Oz, How High, a stoner film with Redman, and Soul Plane, while continuing to record with the Wu-Tang Clan. His second solo album was Tical 2000: Judgement Day (1998, 1998 in music), which sold even better than his first, though reviews were mixed. Method Man spent some time on his acting career, appearing in Belly, then toured with Jay-Z and recorded Blackout! with Redman. Blige and Redman with a series of hit singles, then recorded the second Wu-Tang album, Wu-Tang Forever. He soon collaborated with Mary J.
Method Man's solo debut, Tical (1994, 1994 in music) was critically acclaimed and extremely popular, entering the American charts at #4. He was the first to release a solo album under the Clan's unusual contract, which allows its members to release albums under any record label. As one of the first to join the Wu-Tang Clan after its formation in the early 1990s, Method Man has always been one of the most visible members of the collective. Method Man (born Clifford Smith April 2, 1971 in Hempsted, Long Island, a.k.a Meth, Johnny Blaze, Methical, MZA (The Mizza), Shakwon, Ticallion Stallion) is an East Coast rapper and member of the Wu-Tang Clan, also known for acting and frequent collaborations with Redman (not a Wu-Tang member).
Download sample of "Sub Crazy" from Tical.