Hip Hop Artist Sean "Diddy" Combs - His Career Then & Now
Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs has been active in show business since the early 1990's. His career has been quite impressive since he released his first album No Way Out, and he is set to host an MTV show this year. Find out more about the hip hop artist below...
You probably know him as "Diddy," "Puff Daddy" or Sean "Diddy" Combs, one of the most successful hip hop music artists of all time, who was born on November 4, 1969, in New York City.
Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs has been building an amazing music career over the past years. Three GRAMMY awards, six studio albums, 27 singles, and an estimated net worth of 825 million dollars can easily prove he is one of the best artists.
Sean "Diddy" Combs - This is what his career looked like before
The wonderful rapper, songwriter, and producer released his first album No Way Out in 1997, which has been certified seven times platinum and which features the song "I'll Be Missing You," a tribute to the late rapper and "Diddy's" longtime friend, Biggie Smalls.
Two years later Sean Combs released his second big album, Forever, featuring some of the fan-favorite tracks like "What You Want" and "Diddy Speaks," followed by a couple more albums like The Saga Continues... in 2001, and Press Play, released in 2006.
What is Sean "Diddy" Combs doing now?
The rapper has been the producer of MTV's Making the Band, a reality television series that searches for new talent within the hip hop music industry in order to create a new band. Originally released in the early 2000s, it has just been revealed that the show will return this year, of course, hosted by "Diddy"!
Recently, the hip hop artist announced he would be changing his name -again- to Love. "My new name is Love, aka Brother Love," he then revealed he was joking but a few months later, during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, he announced he had changed his mind and that he will be using the name after all.