Method Man (born Clifford Smith), rapper, record producer, actor and member of the hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan. He took his stage name from the 1979 film The Fearless Young Boxer, also known as Method Man. He is one half of the rap duo Method Man & Redman. He won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for "I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By" with Mary J. Blige. His other solo hits include Bring the Pain, Release Yo' Delf and Break Ups 2 Make Ups, with D'Angelo.