French Montana Is Donating His $1 Million Check From Puffy To Charity
Remy Boy Monty was given an epic Christmas gift by Fetty Wap, in the form of a $140k BMW, but the rapper who received the most valuable present was French Montana, who was given, not a car or a chain, but a check for $1 million by his boss at Bad Boy Records, Sean "Puffy" Combs.
Diddy Gave French Montana $1 Million For Christmas
For those of you lucky to score a Christmas bonus, odds are your Christmas bonus was not as lucrative as French Montana's Christmas bonus. French scored a Christmas check for $1 million from Diddy, his boss at Bad Boy Records. "Shout out to @iamdiddy for that million dollar gift bonus 🙏 🙌" French wrote on Instagram.
Diddy, Jay Z, & Drake Among Forbes' 2015 Highest-Paid Musicians
In 2015, the big bucks come from touring. Just ask Katy Perry, who grossed over $2 million per show during her Prismatic World Tour. With $135 million earned in 2015, she is the year's highest-paid musician and the highest-paid celebrity of anyone not named Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao.
Lil Wayne, Fetty Wap, Rick Ross, Mariah Carey Guest At Busta Rhymes' "Hot For The Holidays" Concert
When organizing their Hot For The Holidays event this year, HOT 97 decided to put Busta Rhymes in charge of bringing the talent through, and after the celebration last night, they couldn't have made a better choice.
#TBT: Puff Daddy's 90s Cuts
As one of the most legendary hip hop icons of all time, Sean Combs has worked alongside a number of successful artists. He started off producing for the likes of Mary J. Blige, Jodeci, and of course the Notorious B.I.G. His work ethic is unmatched, and even with the passing of Biggie, Combs managed to stay relevant both in rap and other industries.
Review: Diddy's "MMM"
As someone who's put out quite a bit of music as a solo artist but will always be better known as a label head and mogul, Diddy seems to use his albums as showrooms for his expansive rolodex and impeccable taste.
A Travi$ Scott, Diddy & Kendrick Lamar Collaboration Is Coming Soon
Diddy (who's been gone back to Puff Daddy these days) just dropped his impressive new mixtape MMM, and while the project plays like an album, it's just the pre-cursor to his upcoming opus No Way Out 2. While we don't know very much about the album, we assume it will be similarly loaded with notable guest appearances, and a new video from Travis Scott may be a clue as to what to expect.
Staff Picks Playlist (November 6)
You know what it is. Staff Picks playlist has arrived, this week featuring a few familiar faces (Ty Dolla $ign seems to have been a Staff Picks playlist requisite the past few weeks). We're also seeing recent releases from Diddy (who surprised us with a free album MMM), Rich Homie Quan's quirky "Adam Sandler" (shout out myself), young'n Jazz Cartier (who we tapped this past week for our On The Come Up episode), UK rapper of the moment Skepta, and more. Take a listen to the playlist below, and feel free to point fingers.
The Most '90s Moments On Diddy's "MMM"
There's a certain part of Sean "Puffy, Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Diddy" Combs that will always live in the '90s. Everyone relives their glory days, and few had days more glorious than the Bad Boy architect's were from the time Notorious B.I.G.'s first album dropped until he shortened his name in 2001. His musical career, both solo and in his roster of signees, has never really topped its "All About The Benjamins" peak, but thanks to his entrepreneurial expertise and continued monitoring of hip hop's trends, he's never truly fallen off like many his '90s contemporaries.
LyriQuiz: Diddy "Bad Boys For Life"
Sean Combs can't settle on a name. As far as we're considered, he's still Diddy. But yesterday, he released his free album MMM under his old moniker "Puff Daddy."
Tracklist For Diddy’s “MMM” Album Surfaces
Well here’s some good news for Puff Daddy fans. The Bad Boy icon is reportedly dropping his new album today at 7 AM for FREE called MMM, but before he does so we have the tracklist to share with you ahead of time.
Hip-Hop Halloween: The Best Artist Costumes 2015
Rappers already get pretty creative with the way they dress themselves, but Halloween is the time to take things up a notch. Thanks to Instagram, we got to see a lot of the crazy outfits some of our favorite artists put together. There were a couple of standouts (The Game as Jidenna, ScHoolboy Q as a giant blunt), but overall everyone did pretty well this year. Still, that guy who dressed up as the Gucci Flip Flop might have the best costume of the year.
French Montana & Fetty Wap's "Coke Zoo" Tracklist Revealed
French Montana and Fetty Wap's Coke Zoo mixtape is on its way. After giving us the artwork last week, French has shared the official tracklist on Instagram today -- and it comes with a couple surprises.
Busta Rhymes Announces Holiday Concert With Lil Wayne, Diddy & More
Busta Rhymes is teaming up with HOT 97 for a big event in NYC, which he formally announced during a morning visit to the radio station. He actually leaked the news of the show last night during an appearance at the Revolt TV Music Conference, however he provided all the important details this morning.
Lil Wayne & Diddy Reportedly Involved In Confrontation At LIV
Whenever rapper beef goes down, chances are it's going down at Club LIV in Miami. The famed (or infamous) club has been the spot of many a brawl, so much so we did a list on it. The latest beef, or should we say, almost-beef, involved Diddy and Lil Wayne.
J. Cole, Diddy, Jeezy & More March On 20th Anniversary Of The Million Man March
Today, October 10, thousands gathered in Washington D.C. for the Justice Or Else march, which comes on the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, led by Minister Louis Farrakhan, who also led today's march. Many of hip-hop's elite, including Diddy, Jeezy, Snoop Dogg, J. Cole, Ty Dolla $ign, and Jay Electronica, showed up to walk and show solidarity in the fight against police violence.
Top Tracks: September 28 - October 4
10) The Game feat. Diddy - Standing On Ferraris In his search for another hit, The Game is an equal opportunity employer. The decidedly West Coast rapper is even willing to reach out to the figurehead of the label that was once at the forefront of the East Coast sound -- though he only grants him a speaking role. "Standing On Ferraris" didn't budge in its second week on the charts, holding strong at #10.
Diddy & Bad Boy Records Sign With Epic
Shortly after Bad Boy Records announced the signing of former child star Bow Wow, the label has made yet another move, linking up with a major label for distribution. Epic Records has not only signed Bad Boy, the label will be distributing two albums from Diddy as well.
Bow Wow Signs To Diddy & Bad Boy
Months after leaving Cash Money Records, Bow Wow, aka Shad Moss, has inked a management deal with Bad Boy. Moss shared the news yesterday on his Instagram with a picture of himself living it up with Diddy and French Montana. He then named the members of his new management team and finished the post by writing, "Making money won't be the issue. Figuring out where to keep it all is another story!"