While Redman and Method Man have often tried their hand at performing (with Meth truly having amassed a good resume), it has been a minute since they joined forces for How High. In reality, it has been eighteen years since How High first dropped, and never even ardent cries for a sequel have been sufficient to maneuver the Blackout duo. Yet it might seem that the pair will as soon as once more step in entrance of the digital camera, holding it down for an look in Kevin Smith's upcoming Jay & Silent Bob reboot.
In reality, Smith confirms the film will truly reply the query of "How High?" The Canadian Tusk director took to Instagram to replicate on his expertise working with Doc and Tical. "The second we referred to as “Action,” the legends launched into the only finest first take I ever shot in 25 years," he displays. "They had been pitch good and hysterical (and somewhat touching)! It was so good, I might’ve lower their entire efficiency from that one take!”
"I’ve had thousands and thousands of memorable moments over the course of my profession," says Smith. "But watching that magic take unfurl is in my Top Ten!" Clearly, Kevin Smith is down for the tradition. The concept Method Man and Redman scene might eke its means into his private prime ten is thrilling information certainly. Be positive to maintain an eye fixed out for the Jay And Silent Bob joint, coming quickly in a puff of smoke.
Mike Epps Joins "How High 2" Cast Despite Claiming He Has No Interest
“How High 2” lands a launch date.
Mike Epps beforehand said that he did not need to be a part of the forged of How High 2 but it surely appears to be like like he is had a change of coronary heart. Deadline experiences the actor has reprised his position as Baby Powder for the movie which is due out this spring. Epps serves as the one unique forged member to hitch the movie.
MTV shared the movie’s opening credit earlier right this moment which revealed the star-studded forged and revealed a first-look on the movie. Of course, Lil Yachty and DC Young Fly would be the stars of the movie however they’ve additionally revealed that the movie may also embrace cameos from the likes of Lil Baby, Blac Youngsta, NeNe Leakes, Cynthia Bailey, and Justine Skye. The movie may also star Alyssa Goss, DeRay Davis, and Mary Lynn Rajskub.
Per Deadline, the movie follows “two younger “potrepreneurs” on a magical hash-fueled journey to fund their on-demand munchies supply start-up.”
The movie’s sparked lots of controversy since its announcement. There have been talks surrounding the sequel for almost a decade at this level. However, Redman revealed that he and Method Man weren’t even contacted for the sequel. Apparently, Universal thought it will be higher to get two youthful folks so that they determined to get DC Youngfly and Lil Yachty for the movie.
What occurred is department that’s beneath Universal determined ‘we’re gonna shoot this film.’ And they didn’t want permission from us as a result of we didn’t personal the rights to How High,” he mentioned. “Bottom line, this department of individuals determined ‘why do not we get somebody youthful to do the film?’ And that is after they happened Lil Yachty & DC Youngfly.”
Dave East To Play Method Man In "Wu-Tang: An American Saga"
Hulu’s “Wu-Tang: An American Saga” reveals a few of the forged.
Dave East is a person of many abilities. Between appearing, rapping, and modeling, it appears to be like like Dave East is gunning to unfold his title in a number of artistic avenues. He made his appearing debut in 2017 on BET’s Being Mary Jane however he is said that he is needed to dive into movie and tv a bit extra. Well, it appears to be like like he is discovered a possibility well-suited for himself. The rapper is ready to star as Method Man in Hulu’s Wu-Tang: An American Saga.
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Deadline stories Wu-Tang: An American Saga added Dave East, Julian Elijah Martinez and Sopranos alum Vinnie Pastore to the forged. Dave East will tackle Shotgun, the character primarily based on Method Man. Shotgun is described as having a “knack for rhymes” and “takes pleasure in being the assistant supervisor on the concession stand subsequent to the Statue of Liberty.” He’s additionally described as staying above the road wars.
Aside from the upcoming appearing gig, Dave East can be set to launch his debut album, Survival this 12 months. In November, the rapper revealed the title for the mission and mentioned that it will be arriving within the first quarter of 2019. We’ve but to get any updates on the discharge date however Dave East has been exhausting at work on the mission.
Dave East had a hell of a run in 2018 however clearly, he is able to stage up this 12 months.
Lala Anthony & Mel B. Don’t Hold Back On "Drop The Mic" Freestyle Battle
The two girls did not maintain again throughout their freestyle battle.
The TNT community has a brand new present titled Drop the Mic, which options celebrities going toe-to-toe in a freestyle battle. Hosted by legendary rapper Method Man and prime mannequin Hailey Beiber, the present permits well-known mates and foes to spit their hottest verses in a number of rounds. Lala Anthony and Mel B. not too long ago made an look on Drop the Mic to battle it out over who had the higher rhymes.
"It's essential that I say one factor off the bat, Mel B. is an icon I will admit that," Anthony began. "The Spice Girls have been enormous, had hits that have been constant, however you have been nothing greater than Victoria's assistant." She goes on to say, "What's up with that look Mel? Are you even tryin'? I assumed you have been Scary Spice, not Terrifyin'."
Lala's diss was met with oohs and ahhs from the viewers, naturally, earlier than Mel B. took her flip to take a jab on the basketball spouse. "Lala was once a VJ so right me if I am mistaken, however all she ever did was introduce my hit music. She was so god terrible in case you bear in mind, due to her MTV stopped taking part in movies ceaselessly." Mel B. even took some pot pictures at Lala's husband Carmelo, saying that he can not seem to get an NBA Championship ring.
These varieties of exhibits are created to carry the laughs, however issues received a tad, effectively, awkward because the freestyle battle rounds go on. What began off as enjoyable and video games takes slightly little bit of a flip because the punchlines get extra private, however we're positive that these two hugged it out backstage. Hopefully. In the top, one was topped the winner, and whereas Method Man praised Mel B. for her effort, he awarded Lala because the champ.
Wu-Tang Clan Announce 25th Anniversary Concert Date
The Wu-Tang model has misplaced none of its lethal precision.
Even in the present day, over 20 years after the arrival of Wu-Tang Clan‘s game-changing Enter The 36 Chambers album, the Clan stays within the entrance. Perhaps not within the present public eye, however insofar as affect is anxious, the Wu shall by no means be faraway from the frontlines. Now, with their basic debut having turned twenty-five final November, the Wu-Tang Clan have determined to commemorate the event by taking the stage. As it occurs, all dwelling members of the Clan shall be blessing Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom on June 1st.
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Tickets are set to go on sale Friday, and since this seems to be a scorching ticket merchandise, you’ll want to control this link – the tickets go up at 10AM Central. Should you be desperate to catch The RZA, the GZA, Young Dirty Bastard (filling in for the late ODB), Inspectah Deck, Raekwon the Chef, U-God, Ghostface Killah, and the Method Man stay and direct, relaxation assured that you’re not alone. In the meantime, take a second to revisit our personal reflection on the long-lasting mission right here.
Offset, Method Man & Juice WRLD Conquer This Week’s "FIRE EMOJI" Playlist
Tune in to our weekly mixture of the most important rap and R&B tracks.
This week’s FIRE EMOJI playlist helps illustrate what would possibly simply be the broadest assortment of Rap releases to emerge within the first quarter of 2019. With a lot of the Tory scuttlebutt flaring out by the Monday afternoon, and Lil Uzi declaring his retirement as soon as extra, it was as much as an assortment of ragtag people to fill the void.
This week, Migos have been delighted to see gentle exercise on the subject of Offset‘s debut LP. The nice previous boon got here within the type of his “Red Room” single made particular for St. Valentine’s Day. The Metro Boomin-single permits Offset the possibility to deal with the after-effects of a near-fatal automotive crash he suffered in May or final yr.
Having already introduced his forthcoming mission full, Juice WRLD was dealing with comparable challenges to Offset, whose early album bulletins have given rise to seemingly unrealistic expectations from followers at each flip. On “Robbery,” Juice WRLD proved himself one of many few rappers worthy of an escalating “emo picture.” Elsewhere on the hip-hop ledger, Wu-Tang alum Method Man turned again on the clock on a posse minimize with longtime affiliate Street Life, and the equally dirty Havoc of Mobb Deep fame.
The remainder of the FIRE EMOJI is highly-saturated in high quality with tune submissions starting from the absurd to information bordering on negligible “minimalism.” Whatever the case, these you who made the checklist this week, demonstrated one thing head and shoulders above the remainder. Listen to the FIRE EMOJI and comply with all of HNHH Spotify playlists under.
"Wu-Tang: Of Mics and Men" Docuseries Trailer Is Epic: Watch Now
Wu-Tang without end!
Nas hopped on-line this week to announce that Showtime was lastly stepping ahead with the long-awaited Wu-Tang Clan docuseries. "FINALLY. The day has come. We are proud to formally announce #OfMicsandMen, Our definitive Wu-Tang Documentary," he wrote on an Instagram put up. "It’s been an intense 18 months producing this venture, and it’s virtually time to share it with the world." Now, only a few days later, the primary trailer for the collection has touched down. Entitled Wu-Tang: Of Mics and Men, the four-part docuseries is dropped at you by Mass Appeal (the identical firm behind Nas' Rapture on Netflix). Directed by Sacha Jenkins, Of Mics and Men dives into the historical past of the crew with by no means earlier than seen footage and in-depth interviews.
The first two episodes of Wu-Tang: of Mics and Men will premiere on the Sundance Film Festival this month, and all the documentary will air on Showtime later this 12 months. The premier is slated for Spring 2019, however no official date has been introduced. All residing members of The Wu-Tang Clan have been concerned with the making of the venture, which the trailer highlights. The epic new trailer is nostalgia at its best. Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and extra seem like youngsters as they ascend from Staten Island venture fame to worldwide stardom. Check out the trailer for Wu-Tang: of Mics and Men beneath.
Method Man Finally Releases "Meth Lab Season 2: The Lithium"
"Tical... properly, you understand the remainder...
There was a slight delay, however, it's right here!
Method Man has lastly launched the second installment of his collaborative "Meth Lab" album sequence; Meth Lab Season 2: The Lithium.
Properly titled, this mission was recorded in Meth Lab Studios on Staten Island, in fact, and goals to empower the Staten Island Hip-Hop group by showcasing some up-and-coming rappers alongside the likes of Wu-Tang Clan, Snoop Dogg, N.O.R.E., and others.
A great day for the tradition, certainly. Stream it under!
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