|Birth name||Sean John Combs|
|Also known as||Diddy, P. Diddy, Puff Daddy|
|Born||November 4, 1969
New York City
|Origin||Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.|
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B|
|Occupations||Rapper, record producer, actor, entrepreneur, singer|
|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. 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]
- 1997: No Way Out
- 1999: Forever
- 2001: The Saga Continues...
- 2002: We Invented the Remix
- 2006: Press Play
- 2010: Last Train to Paris
Awards[change | change source]
- 84th Academy Awards
- 2012, Best Documentary Feature, Undefeated (executive producer)
- NAACP Image Awards
- BET Awards
- 2007, Best Male Hip Hop Artist (Nominated)
- MTV Video Music Awards
|1997||"I'll Be Missing You"||Best R&B Video||Won|
|1998||"It's All About the Benjamins (rock remix)"||Video of the Year||Nominated|
|"Come with Me"||Best Video from a Film||Nominated|
|2002||"Bad Boy for Life"||Best Rap Video||Nominated|
|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|
- Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (albums executive produced by Sean Combs)
|133||The Notorious B.I.G.||Ready To Die||1994|
|279||Mary J. Blige||My Life||1994|
|483||The Notorious B.I.G.||Life After Death||1997|
References[change | change source]
- "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.
- "2007 BET Awards→Nominations→Best Hip-Hop Artist". BET Interactive. Black Entertainment Television. http://www1.bet.com/static/specials/betawards/. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
- "40th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 1998. http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/1998/grammys.htm. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
- "42nd Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2000. http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/2000/grammys.htm. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
- "44th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2002. http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/2002/grammys.htm. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
- "45th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2003. http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/2003/grammys.htm. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
- "46th Grammy Awards". Rock on the Net. 2004. http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/2004/grammys.htm. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
- "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.
- "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.
- "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.