Sean Combs

French Montana Teams Up with Pal Sean 'Diddy' Combs on New Vodka Flavor

Longtime friends French Montana and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs have plenty to toast to — and now, they can do it with their own vodka collaboration.<p>Inspired …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Video Superstars: 14 Memorable Music Video Cameos

From Beyoncé to Kanye West, some famous musicians like to enlist the help of their famous friends for their mega music videos.<p>Stacey Dash - Kanye …


Dylan, Dylan, Dylan: Dave Chappelle and Dylan Dili Finally Meet

One of the most hilarious sketches on <i>The Chappelle Show</i> was the <i>Making of the Band</i> parody, that showed Chappelle imitating Sean Combs and aspiring …


112 BYKE! R&B Group Returns With New Single “Dangerous Games” [AUDIO]

Platinum-selling, Grammy-winning R&B group 112 —Q, Mike, Slim, and Daron— play with a full deck on their sexy new single, “Dangerous Games,” …


Kesha refuses to let “the bastards” get her down on her new album ‘Rainbow’

In the high school cafeteria of late-’00s and early ’10s pop, Kesha was once the loft-party-haunting misfit who seemed to be having a way better time …

Lana Del Rey

19 Times Chart-Topping Recording Artists Came to Broadway

Josh Groban isn’t the only music star to lead a Broadway show.<p>It’s no surprise to see a big movie or television star above the title in a Broadway …

Josh Groban

Neymar To Bring Host Of Hollywood Friends With Him After £198M Transfer To PSG

World’s most expensive player Neymar Jr is not just a footballer but a star around the world, with huge list of celebrity friends.<p>Within two days …


Crosstalk: Did 1997 contain the worst two weeks in music history?

<b>Sean O’Neal:</b> In the topic of “Worst Music Year,” 1997 is a frequent contender. Some of this can be attributed to distaste for a single genre—boy bands and the Spice Girls, mostly, whose dominance was complete anathema to anyone who’d spend the earlier part of the decade convinced the alt-rock …


You Shouldn't Hate on Celebrity Marathoners

I love this time of year, when the harbingers of the fall running season begin to trickle in. The big races announce their elite fields. Marathon promos appear on TV. Packs of high school cross-country runners invade public parks like members of the world’s least intimidating gang.<p>Another seasonal …


Kesha: Review: Kesha's Battle Cry of Many Colors on 'Rainbow'

The singer channels five years of personal hardship into resilient, genre-smashing pop<p>In 2012, wild-child pop diva Kesha hit a high point with her …


ASAP Twelvyy on '12,' Watching Puff Daddy Coach, the Knicks and More

Fresh off the release of his album ’12,’ ASAP Twelvyy drops by the SLAM Dome to talk his musical inspirations, hitting a game winner at the Ron …


Watch: Quincy – Waterfall | Music Video

The one and only, Quincy is back. Today the artist and son of Puff Daddy returns with a brand new music video for his latest single, “Waterfall.” The …

Music Videos

All He Does is Win: DJ Khaled's 10 Best Club Anthems

After 10 studio albums, DJ Khaled’s larger-than-life optimism is as prominent as his platinum-selling catalog.<p>The turntable phenomenon is one of the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

California was testing self-driving cars 20 years ago

Demo 97 tested 21 different vehicles that drove 8,000 miles all by themselves along a stretch of Interstate 15


Mayweather vs. McGregor Diddy, Fiddy, Calvin & More Battling For Vegas Club Supremacy

<b>Floyd Mayweather</b> doesn't get in the ring with <b>Conor McGregor</b> until August 26, but the battle is on for Vegas nightclubs scrapping to book the biggest …

Conor McGregor

1997 | Mo Money Mo Problems by Notorious B.I.G. | American Experience

Article<p>1997 | Mo Money Mo Problems by Notorious B.I.G.<p>From the Collection: Songs of the Summer<p><i>No song announced hip-hop’s entry into the mainstream</i> …


From Biggie to XXXTentacion: Rap’s Grim Relationship with Depression

Turn up anthem or cry for help?

Rap & Hip-Hop

Watch JAY-Z Open Up About His Relationship With His Father on the 'Footnotes of Adnis'

After unveiling his wounds from his turbulent relationship with his father on "Adnis," JAY-Z returns with another stirring visual, this time for the …


TRL Will Return in October: Looking Back at the Show's 15 Most Memorable Moments

If you're a true child of the '90s, you ran home after school every Monday through Thursday to catch your favorite celebrities help host the latest …

Celebrity News

A First Look at the Trailer for the Zac Posen Documentary, House of Z

In 2001, Zac Posen was just 21 years old and already the most buzzed-about designer in New York. His structured, elegant designs became celebrity favorites in the years to come—Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, and Naomi Campbell are just some of the stars that donned his dresses on the red carpet—and …


The best moments on ‘Total Request Live’ – killer fans, Britney ‘n’ Melissa, and Puff Daddy on a treadmill

After the news that the poptastic show is preparing to return, we look back on some of its finest moments.<p>The musical landscape has changed somewhat …


Sean Combs built an empire and is now ready for the next chapter in his story

In the 20 years since fans were introduced to the rapper formerly known as Puff Daddy, Sean Combs has built an empire on much more than music, tackling fashion, vodka and even television. He sits down with Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist to discuss his career that has taken a turn to philanthropy, and …


Diddy Showed Black Women Some Twitter Love and White Women Started Whitewomaning

Occasionally, we here at <b>The Root</b> take time out from debating the substantive issues of the day, like whether <i>Power</i> is better than <i>Game of Thrones</i> …

African-American News

Sean Combs: Things still feel ‘incomplete’ since Biggie Smalls was killed

Rapper Sean Combs tells Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist that he thinks about where the career of Biggie Smalls (aka The Notorious B.I.G.) would be had his friend not been killed 20 years ago in Los Angeles. He says Biggie’s death leaves some unanswered questions about the rap game.

Rap & Hip-Hop

Remembering When Puff Daddy Ruled the Summer

“De-spa-cito.”It is impossible to stop the smash single, featuring Daddy Yankee, Justin Bieber, and Luis Fonsi, from forever embedding into your …

Long-form Journalism

Diddy’s Ex Says He’s Not Fat, Just Eatin’ Good

Kim Porter, the mother of three of Sean “Diddy” Combs’ children, defended her ex from body-shamers who have been coming out of the woodwork since a …

New York City Marathon

SoundCloud Rap Is Thriving While SoundCloud Is Dying

SoundCloud is in trouble. Earlier this month, the streaming platform laid off nearly half its workforce, positioning the move as what it needs to do …


Cassie Drops New 'Love A Loser' Track...And Hot Vacay Pics

<b>Cassie</b> isn't giving up on her music career afterall. Chick just released a new track while vacaying with boyfriend <b>Diddy</b> and<b> the blended family</b>. Check …


Listen: Cassie – Love A Loser ft. G-Eazy | Stream

It has been far too long since we last heard some new music from Cassie. Today that all changes as the songstress returns with a new track called …


Diddy celebrates 11-year-old daughter’s birthday in Italy

Sean Combs set sail with longtime girlfriend Cassie as well his ex, Sarah Chapman, in celebration of his and Chapman’s 11-year-old daughter Chance’s …