Method Man explains how he dived into film industry


Meth had to find alternative to music

has been making a lot of moves in the film bussiness in the past few years, and it's all because he had to find an alternative to . Recently speaking on 7PM in podcast, the team player explained that the shift in music bussiness forced him to embrace acting.

“Now I'm thinking, ‘Where does that put someone like me, who's all about the lyrics?' … There's no space for me anymore. Not only that, the shows were drying up to the point where you were getting 25 [thousand dollars] a , but now it's 15 and some places 10,” Meth explained.

“So what do you do? You go overseas, and I'm not going to lie to you — I'm talking about from December all the way through September, I must've been overseas four times in that timespan, right? And it got to a point where I was like, ‘You know what? When I leave this time, when I leave here, I'm never coming back […] I'm going to find me an alternative.'”

He added, “Soon as I got home, I booked a plane ticket to LA. I could've got a hotel and all that shit, but no, I went and stayed at my manager's house and slept on her couch with her dog, Cody […] I went on the auditions, I started my workout regiment again, I went to classes — it was a lot.

“It was getting to a point where I was like, ‘What am I doing this shit for? I'm doing three auditions a day, I'm not getting shit.' Then I got booked [for] a movie called Keanu with Key & Peele, and from there, I mean, it's just been snowballing.”

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