Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New releases. Diddy, Brother Love or Diddy, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor.
Diddy Backtracks on Name Change: “I Was Only Playin’”
Diddy, Brother Love or Diddy, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding his own record label, Bad Boy Entertainment, in Combs' debut album, No Way Out , has been certified seven times platinum. In , Combs formed the musical group Dirty Money and released the critically and commercially successful album Last Train to Paris Combs also produced and cultivated artists such as Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B. Sign in or Register.
Blige and Biggie Smalls. After Biggie was murdered in , Combs recorded the tribute "I'll be Missing You," which topped the Billboard singles chart for eleven weeks and launched Combs' first album, No Way Out to platinum status. Raised by his mother after his father was murdered in , Combs grew up in Mt. Vernon, New York, and attended a Catholic boys school in the Bronx. He earned the nickname "Puffy" in high school because of his habit of puffing out his chest to make his body seem bigger. Combs majored in business administration at Howard University, producing weekly dance parties and running an airport shuttle service while attending classes. He dropped out to pursue an internship at Uptown Records, which led to a talent director position. Combs rapidly rose to the level of vice president and had success producing several key artists for Uptown, but left the company in the early s.
Connect your Spotify account to your Last. Connect to Spotify. A new version of Last.