P Diddy was named the world’s highest-paid celebrity by Forbes with an estimated income of $130m.
Fans and critics alike should know how the star built his multi-million dollar empire from nothing.The film Can’t Stop Won’T Stop: A Bad Boy Story is directed by Daniel Kaufman.
He was born in New York and raised in Mount Vernon.His mother and grandmother brought him up.His father died when he was young.He was told his father had died.It was a drug deal gone wrong that took the life of Sean Combs’s father.
The family was supported by his mother who worked four jobs.He was a doorman, a newspaper delivery boy and a lavatory attendant.In an interview with Evening Standard, Diddy said that his motivation to become wealthy came from seeing the embarrassment on his mother’s face when she couldn’t provide for him.
Bad Boy Records was founded in 1993.It has gone through its share of ups and downs.Notorious BIG, Faith Evans and many others were signed by P.Diddy, who clearly has a knack for spotting talent.He has a flair for business.He told the magazine that he did the research to make sure he understood the business.
The documentary shows how success hasn’t come by chance.The man is a leader.He is always looking for improvement.He is not going to be stopped.According to Rolling Stone, Diddy is the hardest working man in Hip-Hop.
The first major impact of Bad Boy was with Craig Mack’s Flava In Ya Ear (Remix) in 1994.After this, there was no looking back as his label produced one hit after another.Hip-hop entered mainstream music in America and continues to exert influence to this day.
I’ll Be Missing You from No Way Out became the first rap song to debut at number one on the Hot 100.This tribute to his friend Notorious BIG topped the charts for 11 weeks in a row.
His success in the music industry has led to his wealth.With a net worth of $820 million, he is one of the richest celebrities in the world.He is expected to become the first hip-hop billionaire.
He admitted in an interview with The Washington Post that he struck a business deal when he was 12 years old.He said that he made a deal with the paper boys who were leaving for college because he wasn’t old enough to work legally.I would send them half of the money if they let me deliver their papers.I had six routes by the time I was 13.