American Rapper, Sean Combs, popularly known as P. diddy, has revealed that he lost his father when he was 3 years old.
P. diddy took to his Instagram page on to celebrate his late father on Fathers Day.
According to him, his father never got to share the moments that made him a man, but he lives in his spirit.
He wrote; “My father was killed when I was 3 yrs old. We never got to share the moments that made me a man today but he lives in my spirit. Sometimes you can’t just answer why things happen, but I definitely think the route that I went on – staying out of the streets and hitting my books and trying to be somebody – I think he played a role in that”.
“He’s gonna be on my mind a lot today. My father’s name was Melvin Combs and I’m Melvin’s son, Sean Combs. Happy Fathers Day Pops” Diddy, added.
Sean Love Combs (born Sean John Combs, November 4, 1969), also known as Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Diddy, or Puffy, is an American rapper, songwriter, record executive, and entrepreneur. Born in New York City, he worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding his own record label, Bad Boy Records in 1993. Combs has produced artists such as late The Notorious B.I.G., Mary J. Blige, and Usher.
P. Diddy’s debut album, No Way Out (1997), has been certified seven times platinum. In 2009, Combs formed the musical group Dirty Money; together, they released their highly successful debut album Last Train to Paris (2010).
He has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards and is the producer of MTV’s Making the Band. In 2019, Forbes estimated his net worth at $740 million. In 1998, he launched his own clothing line Sean John. He was nominated for the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) award for Menswear Designer of the Year in 2000 and won in 2004.
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