Fans had been extremely disillusioned this month when it was revealed that Method Man and Redman would not be included within the upcoming sequel to their cult basic, How High. Many had been outraged at the truth that the 2 OG's would not even be making an look in How High 2 to the purpose the place a petition was began demanding for the duo's inclusion. Now, Redman has lastly opened up as to why he and Meth will not be even showing within the movie.
Redman spoke to Grass Routes podcast and made it clear that he has no harsh emotions in the direction of Lil Yachty or DC Youngfly for seizing the chance to star of their first feature-length movie. However, Red did reveal that neither him nor Meth had been even contacted for the making of How High 2.
"Long story brief is that me and Meth was not conscious that they had been doing this transaction with the film. I’m not mad at Yachty or DC Fly—like I mentioned, it has nothing to do with them. And I’m not even upset as a result of God all the time locations issues in the best place anyway; I’m simply following the trail," he mentioned. “But my factor is when you have got a model, like Red and Meth, that type of helped constructed and created this entity of How High and capturing a film on How High -- I imply, marijuana and being in faculty. Those had been all our concepts. And when the brand new deal happened, we wasn't concerned in it.
Redman revealed that he and Meth had been truly engaged on the sequel with Universal earlier than MTV introduced the sequel. If you recall, Redman and Meth have been teasing a How High 2 for practically a decade at this level. Red mentioned that he and Meth had been engaged on a script with a couple of different writers and requested some modifications, however it turned out that there have been different plans to ensure that the movie.
"What occurred is department that’s beneath Universal determined 'we're gonna shoot this film.' And they didn't want permission from us as a result of we didn’t personal the rights to How High,” he mentioned. "Bottom line, this department of individuals determined 'why do not we get somebody youthful to do the film?' And that is once they happened Lil Yachty & DC Youngfly."
Peep Redman's full clarification under across the 52-min. mark.