By Evan Serpick
Updated March 02, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST

DJ Clue launched his career with cool compilations of up-and-coming rappers in the early ’90s. With a platinum ’98 debut and a radio gig on New York City’s Hot 97, the Queens-born spinner is at the top of the hip-hop heap. On 2, he again gathers everyone from mogul Puff Daddy to hoodie DMX (who gained fame from a Clue mix tape). While certain cuts shine (Method Man and Eminem are expert MCs on ”What the Beat”), other choices seem clueless. B