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 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.
Comment by anthony swartz on January 10, 2010 at 11:27pm
aftermath is over
Comment by Innernet Thug on January 10, 2010 at 10:58pm
f*** Aftermath. They ain't s***. I told Yall Caltroit was better than anything Dre's F***** a** could do for him.
Comment by osixx on January 10, 2010 at 10:21pm
Bishop still gonna be doin his thang tho
Comment by MISTRE353 on January 10, 2010 at 10:16pm
that means nothing to me!?
Comment by Jackpot!!! on January 10, 2010 at 9:55pm
i think the only way aftermath shady g-unit can get back on top of the hip hop world, is if 50 an em do an album together with all dr dre beats.
Comment by Ricardo on January 10, 2010 at 9:47pm
Dr. Dre is gonna change the game again...Eminem is the best Rapper out once again...50 cent is cool but he gotta get back to that gangsta shhh! banks gotta break thru,
Comment by C-LOW on January 10, 2010 at 9:43pm
who the f*** is he, i dont know this n****!!
Comment by Fake Is The New Trend??? on January 10, 2010 at 9:42pm
damn thats sad but you gotta do what you gotta do cuz i think dre dont even have the time to finish his detox how hes gonna have time for bishop but bishop is dope dont sleep on that dude i wish you all the luck my n****



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