The crazy rapper that sold Angel Dust to Method Man
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The crazy rapper that sold Angel Dust to Method Man

Method Man is a highly versatile MC who has been a constant presence since the late 1980s. Rising to prominence as part of the legendary Staten Island crew The Wu-Tang Clan in the mid-1990s, the rapper (real name Clifford Smith Jr.) is loved for his intricate lyricism and explosive energy. 

As a New York native, Smith collaborated and socialised with various artists from his hometown. Method Man was integral to the 1990s East Coast hip-hop scene, from Erick Sermon to Havoc and others. However, in a recent interview, the Tical rapper unveiled that one 1990s legend sold him Angel Dust.

During an appearance on the Drink Champs podcast with Noreaga and DJ EFN, Method Man reflected on the early days of his career. That said, During the ‘Drink Time With Slime’ segment of the show, Smith made an astonishing revelation. 

In a quiz, Smith was asked to pick who he preferred between Biggie Smalls and Big L. When asked, the Blackout! musician responded, “Why y’all do that?! Well, check this, right. Big L used to sell me my wet. Big L used to sell me dust! We used to get that shit from Big L uptown. With that being said, [I choose] both.”

Following the interview, Harlem rapper Cam’Ron, who was part of Big L’s Children of the Corn crew, corroborated Smith’s story and revealed that he sold to Method Man a few times. Taking to social media, Cam’Ron posted, “Yo @methodmanofficial, I served u a couple times. I just wasn’t famous yet. [shushing face emojis].”

The Harlem lyricist even posted a picture of the lyrics of his 2019 track ‘Toast 2 Me’ on which he raps, “I ain’t do football, in the streets I was quarterback / Freekey Zekey Deion Sanders, see, he was my cornerback / But I’m off of that (off of that), I’m from a dust block where some of Wu-Tang used to come and place they orders at.”

Big L was murdered on a Harlem street corner in 1999, but you can hear Method Man speaking to Noreaga and DJ EFN about his Harlem transactions with Big L in the video below.