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Maybe five years ago, I was at the FADER Fort at SXSW, waiting for Lil B to play one of his first big solo shows since he’d become a buzzy word-of-mouth internet presence. I’d been waiting in that tent for a long time, and I was chatting with friends when I looked up and, holy… More »

Ever since Adam Young hijacked the Postal Service’s laptop-emo aesthetic and turned it into cloying, hollow-headed pap, Owl City has been one of music’s most disreputable artists. It’s been six years since “Fireflies” went to #1, and although Young lingered in the pop cultural consciousness for a while — Taylor Swift wrote 2010 album track… More »

Rap music is too vast and overwhelming a thing for any one song to encapsulate all the multitudes it contains. But if I had to pick one song that best encapsulates what circa-now rap music can be, that song would probably be “Dreams And Nightmares (Intro),” the breathless track that opened Meek Mill’s 2012 album… More »

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Puff Daddy & The Family – “Workin” Video

Last week, Sean "Diddy" Combs went back to his old Puff Daddy moniker and released the shockingly strong free mixtape MMM. The one advance single…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2015 - 10:46 am

Watch Diddy Tell Seth Meyers About Falling Off The Stage At The BET Awards

During the BET Awards earlier this year, Diddy fell through a hole in the stage during the show's tribute to the Bad Boy Records' 20th…
James Rettig | October 30, 2015 - 10:09 am

Puff Daddy & The Family – “Workin'”

Toro Y Moi mastermind Chaz Bundick also records straight-up dance music under the name Les Sins. His outrageously catchy track "Bother" was the best thing…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 9:24 am

Diddy, Jay Z, Drake Surpass Dr. Dre On Forbes’ Highest Paid Hip-Hop Acts List

Congratulations, Diddy! You are officially the highest-paid rapper in the world. Forbes published their list of the highest paid hip-hop acts in 2015 today, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 22, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Puff Daddy & The Family – “Finna Get Loose” (Feat. Pharrell) Video

Earlier this summer, Diddy revealed the old Puff Daddy & The Family name to release the ridiculously funky Pharrell collab "Finna Get Loose," the best…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Puff Daddy & The Family – “Finna Get Loose” (Feat. Pharrell)

At last night's BET Awards, Diddy got much of the late-'90s Bad Boy Records roster back together and led them through a joyously nostalgic medley.
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2015 - 3:36 pm

Diddy Arrested For Assaulting His Son’s Football Coach With A Kettlebell

Sean “Diddy” Combs was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon this afternoon after allegedly attacking a UCLA football coach with a kettlebell weight. Diddy’s…
Peter Helman | June 22, 2015 - 7:39 pm

Drake And Diddy Make Peace

Drake and Diddy reportedly got into a fistfight last December over “0 To 100/The Catch Up,” the Boi-1da-produced banger that Diddy claims was originally intended
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2015 - 2:25 pm

Diddy’s New NSFW Cologne Ad Is Basically Diddy Having Sex With Cassie

Diddy is getting back into the celebrity fragrance game after a six year absence. His new scent, called 3AM, will debut in a few days…
James Rettig | May 4, 2015 - 7:06 pm

Watch A New Trailer For Dope, A$AP Rocky’s Feature Film Debut

We saw a brief trailer for Dope, A$AP Rocky's feature film debut, when it premiered at Sundance. Now a much longer, more detailed trailer has…
Chris DeVille | April 17, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Diddy Is Producing An Inner-City South Park For FX

Sean Combs is expanding his multimedia empire into the realm of cartoons. Deadline reports that Diddy is developing an animated series called Brightmoor for FX…
Chris DeVille | April 3, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Jay Z’s Tidal Streaming Service Launches With Blue Avatars From Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Third Man, & Others

Jay Z wants you to know that Tidal, the Scandinavian high-fidelity streaming service that he bought earlier this month, is a big deal. So he…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2015 - 9:06 am

Watch Diddy Accuse Drake Of Stealing “0 To 100″ In Newly Surfaced Video That Explains Their Beef

If someone stole "0 To 100" from me, I'd probably be pissed about it, too. Over the weekend, Drake and Diddy reportedly brawled in a…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2014 - 12:59 pm

Drake/Diddy Fistfight Was Reportedly Over “0 To 100″

Reports circulated yesterday that Drake and Diddy had an altercation at a club in Miami over the weekend. More details are emerging that make it…
James Rettig | December 9, 2014 - 6:24 pm

Dr. Dre Handily Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts 2014 List

Dr. Dre was out here declaring himself hip-hop's first billionaire before Apple's $3 billion purchase of Beats was even confirmed, so it should come as…
Chris DeVille | September 23, 2014 - 3:25 pm

Hear Diddy’s 16-Year-Old Remix Of Smashing Pumpkins’ “Ava Adore”

Oh man, 1998. Sean Combs, then a celebrated producer and tolerated MC known as "Puff Daddy," was the hottest property in rap music; his Biggie-eulogizing…
Michael Nelson | August 28, 2014 - 10:46 am

The Game – “Don’t Shoot” (Feat. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharaoh, & TGT)

That list of rappers and musicians up top is an all-star team and they've all gotten together for the 6-minute anthem "Don't Shoot" to address…
James Rettig | August 27, 2014 - 6:44 pm
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