- Real Name: Sean John Combs
- Nickname: Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy
- Hometown: Manhattan, NY
- Label: Bad Boy / Epic Records
Hip-Hop Nostalgia Is a Cheat Code, But I Ain’t Mad
“Unlike the musicians who make them, a song doesn’t have a lifespan.”
Hip-Hop's Never-Ending Search for Someone to Believe In
Who do you believe in?
The Crucial Lesson French Montana Learned From Diddy About Real Rap Success
"You got to become that person who can take five years off and come back."
“Be Creative—Learn The Craft”: Revisiting Dr. Dre’s '99 Criticism of Diddy
"Don't just throw something out there over somebody else's beat. Some of us work hard to make the art form something people can respect."
Biggie Would Choose Chronic “Over Some Jordans Any Day,” Says Diddy
"Big liked his kicks, but he loved his weed and women more."
More Than Hits: Diddy Is Trying to Find the "Biggie of Marketing"
"It's not just about hit records, it's about hit culture."
Joey Bada$$ Is Working With Diddy and “What’s About to Happen Next Is Going to Be Great”
Statik Selektah explains why we should be excited about Joey and Puff's newfound friendship.
Diddy Invented the Hip-Hop Remix But Now It's Dead
Like everything else in the music industry, the internet changed the remix forever.
That Time Diddy Confronted Suge Knight About His Source Awards Diss
"So I ran up and asked him and he said, 'nah, I was talking about Jermaine Dupri.'"
Diddy Says Nas “Has Always Been the One to Save Hip-Hop,” But is That True?
“No matter how watered down it got, as long as Nas was there, we was still alright,” claims the guy who helped water down hip-hop.
Diddy Curating the WWE 2K17 Soundtrack is Further Proof Rap is Wrestling
The partnership shows what most rap and wrestling fans have known for years: the two entities are virtually one in the same.
50 Cent Can't Name Diddy's Last Single, Has a Hypocritical Point
The truth is, it's now been a decade since 50 Cent or Diddy were truly musically relevant.
A Toast to Diddy Following His Retirement Announcement
Diddy says he's retiring from music to focus on film and other business. Let's raise our Ciroc and toast to a master.