Clifford Smith Jr (born March 2, 1971) is an American rapper, better known under his stage name Method Man. He is a member of hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan. He released his first debut album, ‘Tical’ in 1994. He won a Grammy award for the song ‘I’ll Be There For You/You’re All I Need’ featuring R&B singer Mary J Blige. Method Man acted in movies and shows such as How High, Belly, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He was born in Long Island, New York. His parents live in separate homes.