Method Man Gets Down With Howard University For Homecoming

On the eve of their

homecoming, Howard University announced that Method Man has been selected to serve

as the official Homecoming Ambassador and Grand Marshal of the 2005 Homecoming


Under the theme “Reminiscence: Build…Treasure…Relive,”

Method Man will lead one of the largest Parades on the East Coast, which also

serves as a pre-cursor to the Homecoming Football Game.

"Its a great honor to me as I'm sure it was for those who

have participated in the festivities over the years," Method Man told

"Howard University is Black History."

The University selected the Wu-Tang member based on his contributions

to the music industry and his commitment to community development.

Howard’s Homecoming activities will culminate with the

Bison playing the rival Aggies of North Carolina A&T on October 22 at 1


The momentous event will be highlighted by the Annual Family

Reunion Yard fest, which is a two-day celebration where Howard students, alumni,

friends, and celebrity guests gather on the main quadrangle to network and celebrate

in the Howard tradition.

Known to for bringing out the entertainment and music industry’s

A-list celebrities, Howard alumni Sean “Diddy” Combs is primed and

scheduled to host several parties during the course of the celebrated weekend.

The Homecoming weekend kicks off with Howard's famed Fashion

Show, which, features an evening of fashion, elegance, and style, as Howard

student models exhibit clothing from the industry’s top designers.

A Greek step shows is slated for Saturday and there are also

scheduled alumni events and over the weekend.

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and a complete listing of events, visit