The Professional 2

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The Professional 2
Studio album by DJ Clue?
Released February 27, 2001
Genre East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop
Label Desert Storm, Roc-A-Fella, Def Jam
DJ Clue? chronology
The Professional
The Professional 2
The Professional 3
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[2]
RapReviews 5.5/10 stars[3]
Sputnikmusic 2.5/5 stars[4]

The Professional 2 is the second studio album released and produced by DJ Clue?. This CD contains 23 songs. The albums sold 882,000 copies in the US according to Nielsen SoundScan and was certified Gold on March 28, 2001.[5][6]

It features musical appearances by: Royce da 5'9", Mary J. Blige, Jadakiss, Jay-Z, DMX, Beanie Sigel, Freeway, Lox, Cam'ron, Nature, Fabolous, Busta Rhymes, Rah Digga, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Eminem, Bernard "Big Demi" Parker, Method Man, Lil Mo, Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Memphis Bleek, Trick Daddy, Trina, Nas, Foxy Brown, Lil' Kim, Junior M.A.F.I.A., Bathgate, Capone-N-Noreaga, Mobb Deep, Redman, Muggs, Lady Luck and Ty Shaw.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro"   0:54
2. "Back 2 Life 2001" (featuring Jadakiss and Mary J. Blige) DJ Clue, DURO 3:30
3. "Jay-Z Freestyle"   DJ Clue, DURO 2:42
4. "Who's Next (X-Clue-Sive)" (featuring DMX) X-Treme 3:25
5. "Coming for You" (featuring Beanie Sigel and Freeway) Big Demi 4:02
6. "Fantastic Four, Pt. 2" (featuring the LOX, Cam'ron, Nature and Fabolous) DJ Clue, DURO 4:41
7. "Getting It" (featuring Busta Rhymes and Rah Digga) Rockwilder 4:14
8. "Cream 2001" (featuring Raekwon and Ghostface Killah) Rick Rock 3:40
9. "What the Beat" (featuring Eminem, Method Man and Royce da 5'9") DJ Clue, DURO 3:04
10. "Interlude" (featuring Lil' Mo)   1:08
11. "Fuck a Bitch" (featuring Snoop Dogg and Kurupt) DJ Clue, DURO 3:05
12. "Change the Game" (Remix featuring Jay-Z, tha Dogg Pound, Beanie Sigel and Memphis Bleek) Rick Rock 4:51
13. "My Niggaz Dem" (featuring Trick Daddy and Trina) Righteous Funk Boogie 3:30
14. "Live from the Bridge" (featuring Nas) DJ Clue, DURO 2:46
15. "So Hot" (featuring Foxy Brown) DJ Clue, DURO 3:37
16. "Chinatown" (featuring Lil' Kim, Lil' Cease and Junior M.A.F.I.A.) Shuga Bear 3:28
17. "Bathgate Freestyle"   DJ Clue, DURO 0:56
18. "M.A.R.C.Y." (featuring Memphis Bleek and Geda K) Just Blaze 3:11
19. "I Don't Care" (featuring Capone-n-Noreaga) DJ Clue, DURO 3:52
20. "The Best of Queens (It's Us)" (featuring Mobb Deep) Rashad Smith 3:33
21. "RED" (featuring Redman) DJ Twinz 2:46
22. "Dangerous" (featuring Muggs and Lady Luck) DJ Clue, DURO 3:12
23. "Phone Patch" (featuring Ty Shaun) DJ Clue, DURO 1:16

Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2001)[7] Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 3
Top Canadian Albums 16
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1


Year Single Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[8]
2001 "Back 2 Life 2001" 57