Sean Combs

American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor and entrepreneur

Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969) is an American rapper, singer, producer, and actor. Combs has used many stage names during his career. He currently uses Diddy but has also used P Diddy and Puff Daddy. He was born in New York City. He started his musical career in 1988. He is in connection with Bad Boy Records. He is the richest hip hop musician.[3] Combs has won three Grammy Awards. Three albums that he executive produced were put on Rolling Stone magazines list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2001 Combs acted in Made. In 2010, Combs released his fifth album, Last Train to Paris. Lots of other musicians sung on the album including Justin Timberlake, Usher, and Grace Jones.

Sean Combs
Combs performing in December 2010
Born
Sean John Combs

(1969-11-04) November 4, 1969 (age 54)
Other names
  • Puff Daddy
  • P. Diddy
  • Diddy
  • Puffy
Education
Occupation
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • record executive
  • entrepreneur
  • actor
  • television producer
Years active1990–present[1]
Works
Net worthUS$740 million (2019 estimate)[2]
Television
Partner(s)
Children6
AwardsFull list
Musical career
Genres
Labels
Member ofThe Hitmen
Formerly ofDirty Money
Websitewww.diddy.com

Personal life change

Combs has five children. He is also the stepfather of his girlfriend Kimberly Porter's son Quincy.

On November 16, 2023, Combs' ex girlfirend Casandra "Cassie" Ventura filed a $30 million sexual assault lawsuit against him, alleging that he subjected her to a decade-long “cycle of abuse, violence and sex trafficking.”[4][5] Cassie claimed that the abuse began when their relationship start that this included a 2018 rape after she tried to leave him, and multiple instances of domestic violence.[4][5] Combs' attorney has denied the allegation.[4] He would settle the lawsuit on November 17[6]

Discography change

Studio albums

Awards change

Year Nominated work Category Result
1997 "I'll Be Missing You" Best R&B Video Won
Viewer's Choice Nominated
1998 "It's All About the Benjamins (rock remix)" Video of the Year Nominated
Viewer's Choice Won
"Come with Me" Best Video from a Film Nominated
2002 "Bad Boy for Life" Best Rap Video Nominated
Year Category Genre Nominated work Result
1998 Best New Artist General Himself Nominated
1998 Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Rap "Can't Nobody Hold Me Down" Nominated
1998 Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Rap "Mo Money Mo Problems" Nominated
1998 Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Rap "I'll Be Missing You" Won
1998 Best Rap Album Rap No Way Out Won
2000 Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Rap "Satisfy You" Nominated
2002 Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Rap "Bad Boy For Life" Nominated
2003 Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Rap "Pass the Courvoisier (Part 2)" Nominated
2004 Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Rap "Shake Ya Tailfeather" Won
Rank Artist Album Year
133[14] The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die 1994
279[15] Mary J. Blige My Life 1994
483[16] The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death 1997

References change

  1. "Music boss who launched Sean Combs and Mary J Blige dies aged 59". Yahoo! News. May 9, 2020. Retrieved December 8, 2021.
  2. Greenburg, Zack O'Malley (June 17, 2019). "Diddy's Net Worth: $740 million In 2019". Forbes. Archived from the original on April 7, 2020. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  3. Greenburg, Zack O'Malley. "The Forbes Five: Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2013". Forbes.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 https://people.com/diddys-ex-cassie-accuses-him-rape-sex-trafficking-domestic-violence-in-lawsuit-8403836
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Sean 'Diddy' Combs accused of years of rape and abuse by singer Cassie in lawsuit". AP News. 2023-11-16. Retrieved 2023-11-17.
  6. "Sean 'Diddy' Combs and singer Cassie settle abuse lawsuit one day after filing". The Guardian. 2023-11-18. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2023-11-18.
  7. "Oscars 2012: Sean 'Diddy' Combs Celebrates First Oscar For 'Undefeated'". HuffPost. HPMG News. February 27, 2012. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
  8. "2007 BET Awards→Nominations→Best Hip-Hop Artist". BET Interactive. Black Entertainment Television. Archived from the original on December 17, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
  9. "40th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 1998. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  10. "42nd Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2000. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
  11. "44th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2002. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
  12. "45th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2003. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
  13. "46th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2004. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
  14. "Ready to Die". Rolling Stone. November 1, 2003. Archived from the original on July 9, 2012. Retrieved July 28, 2012.
  15. "My Life". Rolling Stone. November 1, 2003. Archived from the original on May 25, 2012. Retrieved July 28, 2012.
  16. "Life After Death". Rolling Stone. November 1, 2003. Archived from the original on July 12, 2012. Retrieved July 28, 2012.

References change