I've heard both versions. Method Man is a genius, but he shouldn't have let MSI get a hold of that song - they really took it to another level. You really should find it and have a listen, I'd say it's worth it.
Nice tree, btw too. They're really hard. I can tell you used a brush for the leaves, but even then - I can never seem to get the leaves to look quite right. You picked the perfect colors to transition into different depths of the tree.