Method Man (song)

"Method Man" is the B-side to the single "Protect Ya Neck" from critically acclaimed debut album by the Wu-Tang Clan titled Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). It was a solo track for the first successful solo star of the Wu-Tang Clan, Method Man. The song was chosen for The Source magazine 100 best rap singles.[1] The refrain of the song (M-E-T-H-O-D) draws from the 1985 Hall & Oates hit "Method of Modern Love" from Big Bam Boom.

"Method Man"
Single by Wu-Tang Clan
from the album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) and Tical
ReleasedAugust 3, 1993
RecordedMarch 1993 Firehouse Studio in New York City
GenreEast Coast hip hop
LabelLoud Records
Songwriter(s)Wu-Tang Clan, Method Man
Wu-Tang Clan singles chronology
"Protect Ya Neck"
"Method Man"
Music video
"Method Man" on YouTube

It is featured on The RZA Hits compilation. The remix is featured on Method Man's debut album, Tical.

Song referencesEdit

Within the song's lyrics, Method Man references many notable quotes from popular culture.


"Torture" The introduction to the song includes a dialogue between Method Man and Raekwon detailing various methods of torture.

Song orderEdit

  • Pre-song dialogue: Raekwon and Method Man
  • Intro: GZA
  • Verse one: Method Man
  • Chorus: Method Man
  • Verse two: Method Man
  • Outro: RZA and Ghostface Killah


  1. ^ "100 Best Rap Albums & Singles". Retrieved 14 May 2013.