Trina Departs From Atlantic Records, Looks For New Label


Records’ rap diva Trina, born Katrina Taylor, has officially cut ties with

her distributing label Atlantic Records, and is now searching for a new recording


Lucas, owner of Trina’s label Slip-N-Slide Records, said that Atlantic

was no longer able to assist the rapper in her upcoming endeavors.“We

decided to look for another label that will be able to promote Trina more effectively,

and turn her into an even larger selling artist,” Lucas told

and added that the "departure was amicable," stating that Atlantic and Trina ended

their relationship on positive terms.Trina's

most recent album The Glamorest Life dropped in Oct. 2005 and is approaching

gold certification. Her previous two albums Da Baddest B**ch (2000) and

Diamond Princess (2002) also went gold, selling a combined 1.2 million


currently in the studio, rumored to be working on an album called Rock Starr

that will be released in 2007.“She

is in the recording studio now, and we hope that her fans will be patient until

her new material is ready,” Lucas said.Representatives

for Atlantic had no comment.