Drake - Best I Ever Had (Official Artwork)

It turns out the previous version was deemed "too obscure" so Darkie was enlisted again for the official artwork of Drake's single. Which is now available on iTunes and you can purchase during any second of the day. So do it!

Wale Performs New Album Cut... (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZdtSI4BGA] ...at the Key Club in LA during his show with U-N-I, Blu & Exile. I must admit, I'm quite pissed I'm in Vegas at the moment. I wanted to hit that show up! Anyways... the joint is called Get It Chillin (you better watch it, if you get the song title wrong of something

Classified - Anybody Listening

I told ya'll to lookout for Class' official single off his upcoming album, Self Explanatory, . And here it is. I've gotta be honest and say I'm definitely on the fence about this record. I do understand that it's a radio single and am very much aware of the talent dude has. So regardless of

Joe Budden - Touch & Go (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INweiO_Ao0I] It feels like this is the third different Joe Budden post in less than 12 hours. Oh, it is? *shrugs. No complaints from the Shake. And what better way to follow up on a Prodigy video than with some Joey. The official video for his single Touch & Go. Off Halfway House, which hits

Kardinal Offishall - Dangerous (rmx) f. Akon, Sean Paul & Twista

Alright, one more post before I split. Here goes the official remix to Kardi's single. A version with just Sean Paul was floating around, but now we get the Chi-town spitter as well. Not 4 Sale is in stores now, go cop that shit! DOWNLOAD: Kardinal Offishall - Dangerous (rmx) f. Akon, Sean Paul &

Joell Ortiz - Memories (prod. Salaam Remi)

Here goes the official single off Joell's upcoming Free Agent mixtape. Shouts to OS for the driddop. zShare needs to get there shit together... DOWNLOAD: Joell Ortiz - Memories (prod. Salaam Remi)

T.I. - Whatever You Like (prod. Jim Jonsin)

So Splash hit me on the IM and spoke on this new single from T.I. Shouts to the Rap-Up for dropping the stream version. I'm not sure what I feel about the record. It's not horrible, not great. I don't see myself playing it over and over again but I'm SURE the radio will. This

Luguz, Deontre Blayz, AP & Geolani - Banned From TV

You know. I try really hard not to talk shit, but there are times it's just needed. We at the (real) NMC do work. We're making moves and you can't deny it. You know about VIBE, you know about Low on Crack Distributors Radio, you know about it all. Now Mr. X is jumping in

Fresh Daily - Colors x Jump f. Jesse Boykins III

I've been blasting Fresh Daily ever since my man put me on a few years ago. So today has been good as Fresh was featured on Mickey Factz latest Leak and now here goes another joint (Jump). Fresh is dope, it also helps that he surrounds himself with incredible talent (Illmind, Tanya Morgan, 8thW1, etc).

Donny Goines - I Am Moving (prod. Dame Grease)

Donny Goines drops his first single with Dame Grease off the upcoming project, Minute After Midnight. As you can see the 2DB URL is back up for now. I put everything back on our wordpress server as the hosting account I had was boo boo. I've been hearing talks it's smart to get a dedicated

K.Dot - Hater Love (prod. Cool & Dre)

I don't know about my dopeboy comrade, but Shake? Shake loves the haters. Katt Williams said it best, people are gonna hate regardless. So I'm just gonna let them haters do their job. My man DJ Ill Will just shot me the official single from Compton's K.Dot, produced by Cool & Dre. Figured I'd share

Crooked I - Dream Big f. Akon

This is what I'm talking about. Shake premiering the first single off Crooked I's upcoming album, B.O.S.S., featuring Akon, produced by Detail. I heard this a few weeks back and have been waiting for it's release (what up Mickey!?!). I know a lot of Crook fans have been fiendin for it and here it is.

Busta Rhymes - We Made It f. Linkin Park

You know Shake and his non-sleeping methods of running this blog shit haha (after I posted this I see a blitz of emails in my inbox haha, thanks to everyone). Busta's first single featuring Linkin Park, produced by Cool N Dre (with help from Mike Shinoda) for his upcoming LP, Blessed, dropping June 17th. Be