In January 2005, Jay-Z shook up the hip-hop world when he took over as the president of Roc-A-Fella Records. At that point, Dame Dash was now left to fend for himself, and Cam'ron was a free agent focused entirely on The Diplomats. in XXL's June 2005 issue, the two former Roc affiliates talk about their adjustment after parting ways with the label, and the moves that keep them relevant to this day. Click the article below to read the original version of Switch and So Much More from the June 2005 issue.

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