Method Man Wants To Abandon Pothead Image

HipHop DX is reporting some news that’s kind of surprising to me in some ways.  Method Man, one of the kings of the Wu-Tang Clan (and also short-lived star of a terrible TV-show with Redman) has starting trying to grow up.  He’s come out to say that he wants to start getting away from the image he’s so carefully cultivated.

“When you get older and you’ve got kids and your kids are going to school and you know [their] teachers…and they see how active you are and concerned [you are] with your kids’ education or well being, it’s hard to sit there and be taken seriously if people are always talking about he’s always high…which is totally not the case,” he said. “When I first came out, I was young, we were doing our thing, we smoked a lot…and we didn’t care if the world knew. Now, I have to use more discretion because of my kids. This is not for me; everything I do if for them now, so I use a bit more discretion and I don’t put weed as a forefront anymore.”

I thin Snoop said something similar a few years back.  But here’s hoping Meth can stick with this.

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