Music Birthday: Method Man

🔊🥳Today, March 2, 1971, Method Man was born Clifford M. Smith Jr., in Hempstead, New York. From his 1994 debut disc “Tical,” Method Man’s ‘All I Need’ paid homage to music legends—sampling Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell’s ‘You’re All I Need to Get By,’ Artie Christopher’s ‘Stoned Soul,’ and Melvin Bliss’s ‘Synthetic Substitution.’ RZA, originalContinue reading “Music Birthday: Method Man”

HomageCollage: Various Artists, “How High OST”

🔊💜Today, December 11, 2001, Method Man, Redman, and Various Artists released the soundtrack album to the classic stoner film, “How High.” On the. US Billboard 200, album peaked at no. 38, and spent 12 weeks on chart. Eric Sermon produced the lead single, ‘Part II,’ which went to no. 72 on the Hot 100.