Peter Rosenberg Defends Method Man After Racist Caller Labels Him A "Thug"

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Peter Rosenberg got into it with a radio caller who labeled Method Man a "thug."

Peter Rosenberg got into a heated exchange with a radio caller who had complained about Rosenberg being a Method Man fan. The caller, who identified himself as Greg, labeled the Wu-Tang Clan rapper a "thug." The argument went down during an episode of the Michael Kay Show, earlier this week.

“I see this picture of Method Man in the background,” the caller said, referencing a poster of the rapper behind Rosenberg. “What’s that got to do with sports radio?” When Rosenberg asked what the caller's issue was, he answered, “It just bothers me,” before calling Method Man a “thug.” He added: “You know his arrest record? I’m here for sports information.”

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In response, Rosenberg got heated: “Greg, shut your mouth. Shut your st*pid, ignorant mouth. You know nothing about Method Man. He’s a thug? Shut your st*pid, racist mouth, Greg. How about that? Shut up. No more for you, Greg. Anyone who would look at a picture of Method Man and be offended, when you look up what he’s contributed to the world and you wanna call him a thug, you’re a racist piece of garbage.” Check out the clip below.

Peter Rosenberg Gets Into IT With A Caller

Later in the day, Rosenberg shared a clip of the incident on Twitter, asking fans whether he went hard enough. While discussing it with his followers, he further wrote: "He was offended so much by Method Man being my background that he could not talk about anything else…then he brought up a criminal record and called him a thug … im done playing games with these people … thats a racist .. lets accept it and move on.” One fan had complained about Rosenberg labeling the caller a "racist."

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Cole Blake is currently an Editor at HotNewHipHop based out of Brooklyn, New York. He began working at the site as an intern back in 2018 while studying journalism at St. John’s University. In the time since, he’s graduated with a bachelor's degree and written extensively about a wide range of topics including pop culture, film & television, politics, video games, sports, and much more. He’s also covered music festivals such as Gov. Ball and Rolling Loud. You can find him publishing work for HNHH from Monday to Wednesday or on weekends. On the sports front, Cole’s a passionate NBA and NFL fan with his favorite teams being the Indianapolis Colts and Los Angeles Lakers. He also roots for the Yankees whenever he finds himself at Yankee Stadium or the Red Storm when in the company of other SJU alumni. His favorite hip-hop artists are billy woods, Earl Sweatshirt, Cam’ron, MIKE, and Mach-Hommy.