Sean Combs is a man of many hustles. As the mogul works towards the release of his new album MMM, he quietly announced he will be changing his name back to his old moniker Puff Daddy.
Along with plenty of successes, Sean “Diddy” Combs always has the nagging reality of plenty of disgruntled former Bad Boy Records artists in his wake. So much so that there has long been talk of a Bad Boy curse. But, K-Ci & JoJo (Cedric “K-Ci” Hailey and Joel “JoJo” Hailey), who worked with Diddy when […]
March 9 of each year Hip-Hop laments the loss of one of its most prolific MCs in Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace. And while tomorrow marks the 16th anniversary of the Brooklyn native’s death, we here at Hip- HopWired recall one of his greatest strengths and a large reason why he remains one of the game’s […]
Religion has played a part in Hip-Hop since its halcyon days, but that doesn’t mean the relationship between rap music and God-fearing folk has always been on the up and up. Sure secular rap artists have released a number of semi-church friendly tracks like Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks,” Common’s “Faithful” and MC Hammer’s “Pray,” but more […]
Sean “Diddy’ Combs has always had an unintentional knack for comedic timing throughout his career. After he has been lampooned on numerous comedic sketches, and he finally dove right into comedy in 2010’s Get Him To The Greek, it was evident that Diddy’s persona and life is made for laughs.
Billionaire Diddy… Billionaire Puff. Has a nice ring to it doesn’t it? If Sean “Diddy” Combs keeps moving on up like George and Weezy, this could very well be his new title. The Bad Boy CEO planning to launch a music-themed cable network called Revolt and is aiming to launch the network before the end of […]
“Now Ma$e be the man that’s never in his hood/ Yeah he wear a ring but he still like wood/ Girl in his eyes you the baddest but he dates men on the low, he’s a …” As Hip-Hop Wired was the first to report, Legacy The Jesus, a former member of Ma$e’s congregation, had […]
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Diddy reached out to his Howard University alum as they started protesting Thursday evening which carried over to Friday. The students are upset over housing and financial aid packages. Giving his support, Puff Tweeted on Friday: “If your at HOWARD UNIV. Do what we did and take IT OVER!!!!” Let’s go! And do it in […]
Although they haven’t received the full respect of the mainstream, they have always been recognized and respected by the streets. With the release of D-Block’s latest offering, No Security, HipHopWired was able to catch up with one of the members of the L.O.X. In speaking with Sheek Louch he touched on the state of Hip-Hop, […]