[Joe Budden Vs Method Man]Joe Budden Clarifies Method Man Statements Part 1
2 those of u responding about my meth comment, if u stand dude in front of me, he will get embarrassed, guarantee that s**t... bet the house
about 10 hours ago from web
Method Man Reponds to Joe Budden on Twitter.
@MonopolyFam i call your bluff... gimme 5 quotables from dude in the past 3 years... don't worry, i'll wait
about 1 hour ago from web in reply to MonopolyFam
Melle Mel Responds To Joe Budden, Speaks On Cowboy
Krazy K said:
Budden is getting the wrong attention
The legendary MC reminisces about his friend and fellow member of Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five for REAL TALK THURSDAYS
Apparently we just can’t make a list. After stirring up a hornets’ nest with last week’s THIS IS WHAT IT LINKS LIKE: The 50 Hottest Rap Blogs, we’ve done done it again with The Best Rapper Ever, a NCAA-style, four bracket tournament, pitting 135 rappers against each other in a head-to-head competition to determine, well, the best rapper ever, as chosen by visitors to VIBE.com. The Play-In bracket is going on now (get your vote on, here), and the controversy is already full blown.
Now, unlike so many out there in the peanut gallery, we happen to think we know what we’re talking about over here. We’re VIBE after all. So when so many of you took to the Net to take issue with our brackets, (including, now infamously, Joe Budden, the New Jersey rapper seeded number 32 in Bracket IV, who asked in the video below: “Cowboy? I don’t even know who that is”), we figured that it was only right that we helped the world “Get Familiar!”, word to Clinton Sparks.
To that end—and not to affect your vote— Senior a.ssociate Editor, Keith Murphy, reached out to Melle Mel, the legendary MC who rapped alongside Cowboy (he's wearing the baseball cap in the picture above) when they were both a part of the groundbreaking group, Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five. (Cowboyd himself had he not tragically passed away on September 8, 1989, when he was just 28.) Here’s what Melle Mel had to say:
“You know I heard the little controversy with Joe Budden thinking that he should be higher on the list. But he has to understand that once you go down chronologically, every MC had some type of influence that made them who they are. Yet everything Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, and MCs in our era, did was self-influenced. And that makes it harder to achieve that greatness status. Yet we stand today as legends, not just pioneers.
“When a lot of cats try to come up with Well, what did Cowboy do?it’s like what didn’t he do? Cowboy was definitely one of the most important MCs because of the fact that his natural talent and presence onstage was huge. He was one of the first cats to rhyme off the top of the head; he was the first to master the crowd response; [he] came up with a lot of the lines that rappers say now onstage. Cowboy came up with the phrase hip hop! He did it all. It just so happened that he passed at a young age and that’s what really put a void in Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five. He was the spark of the group. When we would step onstage it was all about his presence and aura which were so big that if I had gotten one girl after the show he would have five [laughs].
“When you hear someone say When was the last time you heard Melle Mel?Well, when the first time you heard Melle Mel? You heard him in 1977. That’s sick for me to still be around when I helped start the genre that we perform in 2009. I don’t even believe that there are truly 50 great rappers. There are probably less than 20 for the sake of being real. After Rakim and a few others, you don’t really have one rapper that was an influence on the entire art form. To this day I don’t think there is a more important hip hop record than Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5’s ‘The Message.’ We took hip hop out of the party age with just one record.
“People today look back at pictures of us and they think that we were these weird guys who dressed funny. But what we were trying to do was break into the business on a rock ’n’ roll level. Forget about the rap and hip hop thing, because we conquered that. So a lot of the things we did went off the charts, just like a lot of things Cowboy did. He is pretty hard to sum up in one verse. Just like how 2Pac is not to be described by one verse—but by who he was, the impact he made and the life he lived—Cowboy, in his own way, is on that level. He is beyond what any other MC did that you could put on a list. He’s a legend amongst legends. When you ask what’s the story of Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5 and they think that Flash or Melle Mel is the story, but we are not. Cowboy is the story. If Joe Budden is No. 32, he probably deserved to be No. 32. If you don’t understand it, that’s not my fault that you didn’t have a better career. It is what it is. Sometimes destiny trumps the talent of youth.”
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Joe Budden On Ed Love
I just wanted to know what everyone thought about this...
I really like budden but I think it might be a draw. Not to talk about swager but I think method just bring more of that to the table. Might be a DEAD DRAW!!! I don't know.. I want to know how everyone feels about this...
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Method Man Interviews with Ed Love - Talks about Joe Budden
Joe Budden Clarifies Method Man Statements Part 1
Lyrically, Joe Budden thinks that he’s Method Man’s superior and the notion has taken on new heights as the New Jersey rapper conducted an interview this morning.
"I will cut that dudes head off his shoulders,” Budden said on the Ed Lover Morning Show. Budden wasn’t talking physically, but his verbage spoke volumes about how he feels he ranks above his Wu Tank counterpart.
"Method Man's not going to be able to survive [a lyrical battle],” Budden continued. “Its gonna be hard for him."
Budden told Ed Lover and Free of Power 105.1 in New York that he had respect for Meth and didn’t want to see anything turn violent.
“That is not knock against Method Man, Wu Tang, Redman – since he wanted to jump in too. I mean, I can’t be from Jersey and not love Redman,” Budden said.
The whole matter started after Vibe.com listed their Top 50 rappers in a tourney-style event to determine the best artist. Budden questioned the credibility of the list and the inclusion of several acts.
Method Man responded quickly by calling into the radio station.
“My folks advised me to take the high road. I’m a smart n***a so I know off top this dude is trying to bait me,” Meth said. “He been on medication since he was in junior high school. The n***a is certified crazy.”
“Every week he picks somebody to mess with and I ain’t really heard nobody respond to this dude except other dudes that’s on that same level as him.”
Meth did admit that Joe Budden is a worthy battle rapper, but said he would not be backing down.
“As far as battle rapping, by all means, Joe Budden gets it in. He’s a battle rapper. I ain’t never been known for battle rapping,” Meth said. “But I tell you this, I meet any challenge from any challenger.”
“On a lighter, note son can’t mess with me.” Meth said. “Stop being a cry baby.”
Method Man offered two options.
He said he wanted to see do a song with Joe Budden and let the fans decided who is best. He also proposed that he and Budden meet “face to face.”
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"It's was in bad taste on my part to single him [Method Man] out. Because there was a large group of people that I was talking about. It just so happened that he best fit because he was at the top. But I coulda gone on and on and on and the world would be mad at Joe Budden. Not just a Method Man or a Wu Tang fan.
I reached out to him and tried to apologize for the bad taste--not for what I said, I stand behind what I said wholeheartedly."
"Method Man is not my peer--and in retrospect, I can see how even if I'm correct--certain things maybe just shouldn't be said. He's not my peer, but the problem is, the majority of my peers are garbage. So I have no choice but to go back to when there was real n*ggas really rapping and when lyrics were actually put on a pedastal and find someone from that era--it just so happens to be Method Man."
Part 2 coming soon
Gave u joe budden lovers something to listen to lol....here comes 39 pages
Now dont get me wrong, we all know Budden would rip Meth... but he should watch what he say because Meth probally took that as strait disrespect for Joey to only call him out from that whole list...
Last edited by Wasted; 05-17-2009 at 11:53 AM..