ETA: Blake will probably go the indie route like Bo Bice after he was dropped. I imagine Blake will stay busy producing and collaborating with other like-minded artists, while continuing to work on his own projects.
Good luck, Blake.
Blake Lewis clarifies what happened with Arista–He says his option ran out, and they decided not to renew his contract. He’s still with his “family”, 19 Recordings. He’s planning and tour and started a new record. He’s producing and has finished 3 songs.
Blake performs “How Many Words” with his loop pedals.
He’s performing tonight at the Canal Room in NYC.
BONUS: Blake played the Summerjam 2008 concert in Albany, NY over the weekend. Some of the other acts were Coolio, Natasha Bedingfield Ace Young, and Simple Plan. After the concert, peeps hung out at Savannah’s where Blake and Coolio performed on stage. That video, also after the jump…
Videos After the JUMP…
Interview and performance at FOX 5
Blake performs with Coolio in Albany over the weekend: