After a decade of hyping up the long-awaited sequel to the cult basic How High, followers have been lower than impressed to find Lil Yachty and DC Young Fly will star in it as a substitute of Method Man and Redman. They have been much more upset after studying the enduring duo wouldn’t be showing within the movie in any respect.
In the aftermath, Redman known as into The Grass Routes Podcast to interrupt down what went fallacious.
“Me and Meth we’re not conscious of the transaction of this film,” Red confesses.
Funk Doc says they didn’t personal the rights to the movie, so a department that exists beneath the Universal Pictures umbrella was capable of transfer with out the duo’s blessing.
“My factor is, you've the Red and Meth model that [helped build] and create this … these are all our concepts,” he continues. “When the brand new deal took place, we weren’t concerned in it.”
According to Redman, two writers have been engaged on a model with him and Method Man. After an preliminary desk learn, they requested just a few adjustments be made.
“As far as me and Meth know, we have been ready on a brand new script to learn for How High 2,” he says.
Like followers, they have been caught off guard by the Yachty announcement. Although they’ve been introduced with a possibility to be a part of the sequel, Redman says it didn’t really feel proper as a result of approach issues have been dealt with.
“Yachty and DC don't have anything to do with it,” he says. “It was simply all enterprise. I take a look at it like this man — when one door closes, one other one opens and that simply leaves room for [me] and Meth to do a complete new film.”
He provides, “We acquired a dope concept film we been sitting on for the longest that we would do … we had this concept like proper after How High.“
Listen to the complete interview above.