Continuing the tradition of thoughful, unblazed and entertaining Hip Hop journalism that earned "Beef" critical and popular acclaim, "Beef 2" airs out the beef in the business as the artists call out the real gangsters in hip hop. From labels and lawyers to managers and media - these battles rage behind the scenes in the music business. The increasing popularity and commercialization of rap music has created enormous wealth and irrevocably changed the tradition of battling within Hip Hop culture. The true Hip Hop Battle is no longer a fight to prove one's skills, but a fight for money, power and respect. "Beef 2" features interviews with 50cent, d12, Redman, Methodman, Canibus, Royceda 5'', KRS One, Nelly, Ice Cube, Mack 10, Cypress Hill, DMX, K-Solo, Sticky Fingaz, Fredro Starr, Parrish Smith, Kool Moe Joe, Angie Martinez, DJ Kaysay, Big Daddy Kane, Daney D, Cold Crush Brother, Marley Marl, Roxanne Shante, Kangol Kid, Kevin Powell, Affeni Shakur and exclusive archival footage of Eminem, LL Cool j, Westside, Connecion, Cypress Hill and others.