Bishop Lamont Confirms He's Left Dr Dre's Aftermath Record Label


West Coast super lyricist Bishop Lamont has finally confirmed the rumors. He is no longer a part of Aftermath Records.

It was an amicable split with Dr Dre allowing Bishop to leave with 700 plus mastered songs. So expect to see his long awaited album "The Reformation" sometime in 2010.

Bishop sounded upbeat in a call placed into The All Out Show with Rude Jude and Lord Sear on Shade 45 radio yesterday (Saturday January 9th). He jokingly referred to himself as a prisoner who has finally been freed. After nearly five years signed with Dr Dre he felt it was just time to move on.

Bishop follows the departures in the last several years of artists like Joell Ortiz, Marsha Ambrosius, Dawn Robinson, King Tee and Rakim who were all at one point signed to Aftermath, but never released an album while there. Raekwon was supposed to release 'Only Built For Cuban Linx II'. through Aftermath in 2007, but eventually put it out through EMI in 2009.

In Bishop's situation, he seems to point the finger at Interscope Records as the underlying reason his project never saw the light of day. Saying he couldn't get the budget to shoot a video for his Dr Dre produced buzz single "Grow Up" as well as other songs.

The Aftermath roster currently looks something like this. 50 Cent, Eminem, Hayes and Slim Da Mobster (who is also signed to Shady Records & G-Unit Records).

Meanwhile, Bishop just left New York where his is talking to various labels about a new record deal.





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Comment by Arthur on January 11, 2010 at 3:38am
thats strange
Comment by Anco on January 11, 2010 at 3:12am
You got to be really special to roll with Dre and actually come out.

Bishop Lamont does strange things on the internet, acts strange, corny.

Stop saying that he's going to sign to G-Unit. 50 Cent is not going to sign this guy, no way.
Comment by Chris Betts on January 11, 2010 at 2:24am
Bishop! Sign to G-Unit!!! Team up with Spider Loc in G-Unit West
Comment by Dmac Uno on January 11, 2010 at 1:57am
bishop is the s***
Comment by D on January 11, 2010 at 1:22am
ALL I WANTED IS A GOOD WESTCOAST HIPHOP ALBUM JIMMY OR DRE (I DONT KNOW WHOS RESPONSIBLE ANYMORE OF NOT RELEASING S*** F***** LAZY A** AFTERMATH), IS IT TOO HARD TO ACCOMPLISHED THESE DAYS?? I HOPE HE RELEASED THE REFORMATION WITH ALL THE HITS IV HEARD SO FAR SINCE 2006 ON THE INTERNET..AND PLEASE DONT DO LIKE BISD AND PUT 5-6 F***** POP-RNB SONGS AT THE END OF YOUR ALBUM AND RUINED EVERYTHING, I GUESS U WONT IF U DONT HAVE F***** JIMMY IN UR A** ANYMORE
Comment by Coach Murray on January 11, 2010 at 1:21am
he's doing too much movie references.
Comment by MR TOP NOTCH on January 11, 2010 at 1:13am
Shame - He hotter than Game, and would be a great fit for the Unit - 50 grab diss cat u know he hott as f**
Comment by One23SmokeIce on January 11, 2010 at 1:06am
he a boss
Comment by Jon Hancok on January 11, 2010 at 12:45am
about time....
#1 rule for upcoming rappers:DONT GET SIGNED UNDER A RAPPER'S LABEL
Comment by BREED on January 11, 2010 at 12:23am
Interscope is over from what I hear. I read that Em was leavin after he completes his contract and he's gonna make Shady an Independent record label. Thats why he aint signed Slaughterhouse yet cause he wasnts to do it right and not have the big wigs f***** everything up. Also, 50 is leavin from what I hear. Stat, Bobby Creekwater, Obie, Bishop, Banks, Yayo all gone from Interscope.



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