Sean Combs

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Sean Combs
Background information
Birth name Sean John Combs
Also known as Diddy, P. Diddy, Puff Daddy
Born November 4, 1969 (1969-11-04) (age 44)
New York City
Origin Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, R&B
Occupations Rapper, record producer, actor, entrepreneur, singer
Years active 1991–present
Labels Bad Boy, Interscope
Associated acts Mary J. Blige, The Notorious B.I.G., Diddy – Dirty Money, Faith Evans, Lil' Kim, Jay-Z

Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969) is an American musician and actor. Combs has used many 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.[1] 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.

Personal life[change | change source]

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

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums

Awards[change | change source]

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[9] The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die 1994
279[10] Mary J. Blige My Life 1994
483[11] The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death 1997

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.forbes.com/sites/zackomalleygreenburg/2013/03/27/the-forbes-five-hip-hops-wealthiest-artists-2013/
  2. "Oscars 2012: Sean 'Diddy' Combs Celebrates First Oscar For 'Undefeated'". The Huffington Post (HPMG News). February 27, 2012. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/02/27/oscars-2012-sean-diddy-combs_n_1303710.html. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
  3. "2007 BET Awards→Nominations→Best Hip-Hop Artist". BET Interactive. Black Entertainment Television. http://www1.bet.com/static/specials/betawards/. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
  4. "40th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 1998. http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/1998/grammys.htm. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  5. "42nd Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2000. http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/2000/grammys.htm. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
  6. "44th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2002. http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/2002/grammys.htm. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
  7. "45th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2003. http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/2003/grammys.htm. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
  8. "46th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2004. http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/2004/grammys.htm. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
  9. "Ready to Die". Rolling Stone. Jann Wenner. November 1, 2003. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/500-greatest-albums-of-all-time-20120531/the-notorious-b-i-g-ready-to-die-19691231. Retrieved July 28, 2012.
  10. "My Life". Rolling Stone. Jann Wenner. November 1, 2003. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/500-greatest-albums-of-all-time-19691231/my-life-mary-j-blige-19691231. Retrieved July 28, 2012.
  11. "Life After Death". Rolling Stone. Jann Wenner. November 1, 2003. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/500-greatest-albums-of-all-time-20120531/the-notorious-b-i-g-life-after-death-19691231. Retrieved July 28, 2012.

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