Natti (Cunninlynguists) - Ruled the World (VLV Remix) (prod. KNO)

I'll start this post off with ... this is dope! My man KNO (of Cunninlynguists) reworked Cold Play's hit single as Natti tells a cautionary tale about the decline of the one-trick-pony rapper. Shouts to Tunji for the linkage. DOWNLOAD: Natti - Ruled the World (Viva La Vida Remix) (prod. KNO) DOWNLOAD: Natti - Ruled

¢heap$kate$ - Dirt Cheap

Being the Left Coast members of the Cartel, it's only natural that Shake and I show support to local acts. Running with the same circle as El Prez, ¢heap$kate$ have been doing their thing for a hot minute. Here is their recent street release, Dirt Cheap. Tracklist & link under the cut.

Torae in Stuggart, Germany (Video)

[youtube=] I lost contact with Torae for quite sometime. Shit I didn't even realize he was across seas until he told me when he got back ha. It's good to see him still grinding though. Check above as he performs a Pete Rock produced cut that will be dropping after his upcoming Double Barrel project

KiD CuDi - Is There Any Love f. Wale (prod. Emile)

Here's some brand new fresh shit from the KiD CuDi featuring everyone's favorite up and comer, Wale. Emile puts together a dope canvas for both emcees to rhyme on for the upcoming A Kid Named CuDi mixtape (presented by 10.Deep dropping July17th). Although I got the track elsewhere, I wanted to shout out h.e.r. for

Memphis Bleek - We Are

As we continue on (had to take a break to return a rental car). Here goes some fresh new Memphis Bleek, courtesy of Steve-O at the BOBO. In other ROC news, Hov responds to Amy Winehouse's attack on Kanye West. DOWNLOAD: Memphis Bleek - We Are PREVIOUS: Memphis Bleek - No Drought

Scheme (Molemen) - Infinite x Never Say

Since we started 2DB back in November of 2007 (yea, it hasn't been long) I've gotten hit up from artists and I always thought it was dope that they checked out the site. I've been a fan of the Molemen for a long time now. Killing Fields was that shit! With that said, here are

Clipse - Fast Life (Video Shoot)

Looks like the Clipse are going to film a video for their latest single, Fast Life. Has the song grown on the dopeboyz and dopegirlz out there that weren't feeling it originally or what? Hit the jump for more pictures, courtesy of Electric Army (who also has some behind the scenes video)...

Method Man on Nutz in the Morning (Video)

[youtube=] Method Man, one of Shake's favorite artists, calls into Power98.3 with the Nutz in the Morning to talk about hip hop, his music, Redman (give us Blackout 2 already!!), the Ice-T x Soulja Boy fuckery and more.

The Real - Behind the Music: Hitting ROC Bottom (Video)

[youtube=] From Jeff: "With Jay-Z on top of the world, or wherever Glastonbury is, it's pretty easy to forget that he just ran Def Jam into the ground. (So says our source, LL Cool J)." Damn.

Fabolous Backstage At Funkmaster Flex's Car Show (Video)

[youtube=] Fab, Maino, and Paul Cain catch up at car show. All they're missing is Joe Budden for a full reunion. On a semi-related note, remember when DJ Clue? used to have the mixtape game on chin check status thanks to exclusive freestyles from these guys? Shouts to Steve for this one.