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Diddy slams Grammys during acceptance speech: “Black music has never been respected by the Grammys”

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Sean "Diddy" Combs has slammed the Grammys for not recognising "black music." Accepting an award for 'Industry Icon' in LA, Diddy made the comments towards the end of his 50-minute acceptance speech in which he largely recalled his life and career to date. Combs said: "There’s something that I need to say to the Grammys — and I say this with...

Diddy shows off extravagant 50th birthday party in new video

The lavish bash took place in Los Angeles last week.

“I’m contemplating, ‘Is there a role for me in music now?'” – Diddy says he’s in “semi-retirement”

Sean 'Diddy' Combs
Diddy has revealed that he considers himself to be in 'semi-retirement', and that he's questioning his role in the music industry in a conversation with DJ Khaled. The two musicians interviewed each other for Rolling Stone, where they discussed their respective work in the music industry, and their journeys to fame. "To be honest, I've been in semi-retirement," Diddy, aka Sean Combs,...

Diddy reveals battle with “deep depression” after Kim Porter’s death

Diddy has opened up on how he's battled "deep depression" after the death of Kim Porter. The hip-hop icon posted a photo of his mother Janice Combs and 12-year-old twin daughters Jessie and D’Lila on Instagram, alongside a caption that revealed his personal battles. Porter, who dated Diddy for more than 10 years, was the mother to the twins and also shared...

“She broke the mould”: Diddy issues emotional joint statement ahead of Kim Porter’s funeral

Rap icon Diddy has issued an emotional joint statement with Kim Porter's family, ahead of the late model's  funeral this weekend. The model passed away earlier this month, after suffering from "flu or pneumonia" in the days leading up to her death. She dated Diddy until 2007 and shared four children with the rapper. After breaking his silence in the immediate...

These are the world’s highest-paid rappers of 2018

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Jay-Z, Diddy and Kendrick Lamar have all been named as being among the highest-paid rappers of 2018. Forbes are behind the new findings, with the publication updating its regular statistics on the yearly earnings of hip-hop acts with this latest list. The publication notes that months-long tours and big commercial deals have played a major part in the new figures,...

Diddy says ‘Black Panther’ was a ‘cruel experiment’

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Diddy has called Black Panther a "cruel experiment", despite the acclaim the movie has received for improving representation in Hollywood. The Marvel movie featured a predominantly black cast, including Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o, Letitia Wright, and more. While the film's representative nature has been widely applauded, Diddy wasn't as impressed with it. "Black Panther was a...

Diddy and Jay-Z working on new app to champion “black excellence”

Sean Diddy Combs has revealed that he's working on an app with Jay-Z to help black businesses. The rapper and mogul - who recently revealed that he's now going by the name Love - has spoken to GQ, detailing the plans to develop an app that helps users find black-owned and black-friendly companies near them. "This is not about taking away from any other...

Who is the wealthiest hip-hop act of 2018?

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Jay-Z has been named the wealthiest hip-hop act of 2018, according to Forbes' annual list. Forbest released their 'Hip-hop's wealthiest artists 2018' list today, which showed that Jay-Z had taken the crown from Diddy, who was named 2017's wealthiest last year. This is the first time the rapper has topped the list. Forbes reports that Jay-Z increased his net worth from $810...