The Confessional (album)

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The Confessional
The Confessional (album).jpg
Mixtape by Bishop Lamont
Released August 26, 2008
Recorded 2007-2008
Genre West Coast hip hop
Length 77:22
Label Aftermath
Producer Dr. Dre (exec.), DJ Khalil, Nottz, Mr. Porter, Focus..., Scott Storch, Bink!, Mark Batson, Danja, Jake One, Tha Bizness, Dae One, Diverse, King Karnov, Che Vicious
Bishop Lamont chronology
The Confessional
The Shawshank Redemption/Angola 3

The Confessional is a 2008 mixtape by Bishop Lamont. It was distributed by Aftermath Entertainment. An unofficial version was leaked before it was due to be released by DJ Strong.[1]


Production was mainly by producers such as Dr. Dre, Focus..., Scott Storch and DJ Khalil also play a big role in production. Other producers such as East Coast heavyweights like Nottz and Bink! also contributed to the mixtape as well. It was hosted by DJ Whoo Kid and presented by Diosece.

Featured guests[edit]

The Confessional features Xzibit, Glasses Malone, Warren G, Stat Quo, Tha Bizness, Ras Kass, Busta Rhymes and many others.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "The Confessional" (Intro) Focus... 2:56
2. "Africa" (feat. Soul Nana) Bink! 4:11
3. "Guerilla Pimpin'" (feat. Warren G, Busta Rhymes, Stat Quo) Mark Batson, Che Vicious 4:54
4. "Send A Nigga Home" (feat. Mr. Porter) DJ Khalil 4:35
5. "City Lights" (feat. Eric of The New Royales) DJ Khalil 4:25
6. "Ghetto Song" (feat. YM) Nottz 3:27
7. "What People Do" Nottz 3:53
8. "One Night" (feat. Mike Ant) King Karnov 4:00
9. "Right" Scott Storch 3:43
10. "Be Cool" (feat. Xzibit, Ras Kass, Glasses Malone, Mykestro) Dae One 5:45
11. "Better Than You" Focus... 3:57
12. "Kissin' Tha Curb" (feat. Busta Rhymes) Jake One 3:34
13. "The Name" (feat. Dirty Birdy, Kida, Flii Stylz) Focus... 4:07
14. "Everyday" Diverse 3:47
15. "Can't Figure It Out" DJ Khalil 4:44
16. "Donkey Kong Savage" Danja 3:33
17. "Why U Wanna Piss Me Off" Nottz 3:08
18. "All on My Dick" (feat. Taje & Indef) Tha Bizness 5:05
19. "The Greatest Trick" Mr. Porter, Dr. Dre 3:45

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
XXL (favorable)[2]

The mixtape was positively received, with XXL calling it "G-status, from beginning to end", commenting on Bishop Lamont's "Tight rhymes, sick flows and his ability to adjust his style to different beats".[2]


  1. ^ Burgess, Omar (2008) "Bishop Lamont Explains "The Confessional" Leak", HipHopDX, June 23, 2008, retrieved 2010-05-31
  2. ^ a b "The infamous Omar checks out Whoo Kid and Bishop Lamont’s latest…", XXL, retrieved 2010-05-31