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Method Man’s Sour Patch Kids Commercial

Wu Tang Clan member Method Man has caught flack from critics for his new Sour Patch Kids candy rap video, but the veteran MC doesn’t feel like he sold out.

“If I’m selling out, then the majority of the people in the game are selling out,” Method Man toldd The Huffington Post.

“I think it is for the betterment of the music. At least [Sour Patch Kids] got a real rapper to do a video. They got a rough rapper and they should get kudos for that and I should get kudos for broadening our horizons.”

The “World Gone Sour (The Lost Kids)” video, which was released in September, features Method rapping about Sour Patch Kids candy; an extended commercial, in which the rapper was paid for and had creative control over.

“They made the first phone call and I was apprehensive because you think candy, you think kids, but they reassured me they would give me total freedom,” Meth said.

“When we were doing the St. Ides commercials, no one was talking about us selling out because that was hip-hop. I’m going to make Sour Patch hip-hop,” he said, reference St. Ides liquor commercials featuring artists like Tupac, Biggie Smalls, Snoop Dogg and himself in the ’90s.

Method Man has a point. He he put out a new album, we doubt anyone would run to the store to buy it.

Let Method Man make his money however he can.

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