Bishop

Bishop

BandHip HopR&B

Raw, gritty, an amped. A true performer, an artist. Able to get his point across, with nice wordplay, an entertaining actions. He is what is missing from the Hip Hop music world. Innovative, original, sounds like no one else, has a style to himself.

Biography

Raw, gritty, hard hitting, fire of Baltimore City. Word Play, is versatile, able to fit in with all types of sounds an styles. Brings the party to the club, able to show up, in whatever enviroment, an own the stage, an crowd. Influenced by some of the best artist ever. Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep, NAS, Rakim, Run DMC, Beastie Boys, Kool G Rap, Del the Funky Homosapien, Heiroglyphics, Wu affiliates, Tu-Pac, Biggie, Old Jay-Z, Old LL Cool J, Black Moon, Boot Kamp Klick, Redman, EPMD, ONYX, Busta Rhymes,Pete Rock,Gangstarr,M.O.P., Tribe Called Quest, Outkast,Geto Boys, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, NWA, an then some. Also cats that influence me now, Non-Phixion, Jedi Mind Tricks, RA the Rugged Man, J-Live, Third Kind, C Rayz Walz, Immortal Technique, Mr. Lif, Akrobatik, there are so many more, I am influenced by some much its retarded.

This is one of the things that sets me apart from everyone else. I am what others claim to be. I am the real, I say an I do. I dont talk an act, an react. If I say Im going to do something I do it. I give 150% of myself to my music an to the scene, an crowd. I have sacrificed an paid my dues. Unlike alot of the others I have met doing my music.

Bishop is the animation of the southwest side of Baltimore. Growing up in a urban atmosphere, in sub-poverty living standards. Bishop learned two different lifestyles. One being the street life, that most of Baltimore kids are accustomed, an the so called proper way of society. Growing up in the culture he did, he was influenced by all types of music. Jazz, soul, R&B, classic rock, classical, you name it. Though liking all kinds of music, he realted to Hip Hop the most. Understanding an relating to alot of the music an politics involved. Bishop grew to be involved in the whole elemnts of Hip Hop. Started out breakin, an then graffiti. As he hit 14 he started writing lyrics to express himself. Never really doing much then that, cause of lack of motivation. He became involved in gangs an drug activity. Being in an out of juvi, an holding cells. Bishop was forced to re-evalute his life, with the word of child on the way. Moving out of Irvington out to White Marsh (baltimore county). Bishop started a new life with his new family. Leaving his old life of the streets behind. After meeting new people in the area. Bishop an a few friends started working on music together in 99. By 00, they came up with the name Scavenge Productions. Bishop being an MC an manager of the group. He went out an affiliated himself with whomever he could. In 01, they started performing. After about a year things started to fall apart. After the break up, Bishop stayed on his music, using all the connections an affiliates he made to progress where he is today. Doing an LP an a mixtape. As well as many shows over the years. Some of which he shared the stage with acts like, Non-Phixion, Sabac Red solo, Cappadonna of the Wu-Tang Clan, Q-Unique of the Arsonist an Juice Crew. One Below, an Baltimore local talents, Third Kind. The LP in working progress entitled " Day Of Reckoning ". Is the LP that will stream Bishops name to the masses. With features like C Rayz Walz, as well as local artist Third Kind, an others. Bishop plans on branching out to the next level which he has worked so hard for.

Discography

Since I have been on my own, I have done, The First Man of Scavenge LP, 04. With songs that were played on interenet radio, Baltimore Flood Gates. Which has crowds still singing the hook, "Bmore Baby home of the shady, ". An a mixtape Baltimores Own Underground 05.

Set List

Typical set list which range from 20 to as much as 45 minutes before. Soon to be different when the new album gets closer to dropping.

Man With No Name
Lost Soul
F*** Da Consequence
Baltimore Flood Gates
Cut Throat
Oh NO

Newer songs :
Holy Grail fe. C Rayz Walz
My Part of Town
Momma Used to Say
Ya KNow the Name