The Wire @20: Method Man Hosts Podcast Celebrating HBO's "The Wire"

Method Man is launching a podcast in honor of the 20th anniversary of HBO's hit series, "The Wire."

The legendary rapper reflects on the show and interviews members of the cast and crew who worked on it 

Method Man starred in a recurring role on the show as Melvin "Cheese" Wagstaff from seasons two through five 

The show premiered back in 2002 and ran through 2008. While The Wire struggled with poor Nielsen ratings at the time 

It was highly regarded by critics and is still often cited as one of the best TV shows of all time 

"Twenty years ago, June 2, 2002, the pilot episode of ‘The Wire’ premiered on HBO," Method Man said in a trailer for the podcast 

In addition to Method Man, The Wire starred an ensemble cast of Dominic West, Idris Elba, and many more