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Method Man Pops At Modern Hip Hop
The Quietus , August 20th, 2008 11:32

Method Man

Wu gent Method Man has criticised contemporary hip hop, saying that it doesn't feel "grounded".

"The music was way more grounded than it is today," he told reporters in New York. "Today, you don't feel the movement. Back then, you felt the movement. I mean, the whole hip-hop movement. Like when Wu-Tang Clan came in, it was like regardless of where we went, people knew who we were.

"Or if we were in a new city, there was one person who knew who we was, and that would spread to ten more people, and so on and so forth, up until it was, 'Oh, you ain't up on that Wu-Tang stuff? Oh you ain't down homie!'

"Same thing with Cash Money, No Limit, Death Row - it goes on and on, all these movements. You don't have that anymore."