Puff Daddy, aka P Diddy, aka Sean Combs, aka Sean 'Diddy' Combs, plopped himself down on the stairs at during the swanky Met Gala's red carpet in New York last night and became instant meme-fodder.The 'I'll Be Missing You' singer straddled the stairs like a tucked out cat while his date – US singer and model simply known as Cassie – posed up a storm for the cameras.He asked for his scenes on the cross to be pulled, but after it aired unedited on MTV on April 15, Combs visited Stoute's offices and injured Stoute.Combs was charged with second-degree assault and criminal mischief, Forever, Combs' debut solo studio album, was released by Bad Boy Records on August 24, 1999, in North America, and in the UK on the following day.Diddy name, and the first album by Sean Combs not to feature any guest appearances by Jay-Z or Lil Kim.
His debut album No Way Out (1997) has been certified seven times platinum and was followed by successful albums such as Forever (1999), The Saga Continues... In 2009, Combs formed the musical group Diddy – Dirty Money and released the critically well-reviewed and commercially successful album Last Train to Paris (2010).
Stoute was the manager for Nas, with whom Combs had filmed a video earlier that year for the song "Hate Me Now".
Combs was concerned that the video, which featured a shot of Nas and Combs being crucified, was blasphemous.
Combs has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and is the producer of MTV's Making the Band.
In 2017, Forbes estimated his net worth at 0 million, making him the richest hip-hop artist in the US.