Diddy at Oscars

Is Diddy Hip-Hop’s Ultimate Businessman?


Every year, Diddy manages to surpass himself by accomplishing more achievements. Whether it is his routine change in names, promoting his successful Ciroc Vodka brand, or just the signing of talented artists, Diddy kept his promise from way back when he said, “I thought I told you that we won’t stop.”

This go ’round, Diddy has launched his latest venture, Revolt in partnership with Comcast. I can give credit to Diddy because I remember when I was nine years old, all the way back in ’96, my first cassette tape was 112’s “Only You.” And to see his growth in a little over 15 years is remarkable. Not many have remained relevant for so long, but Diddy has managed to go beyond his once quoted rap lyrics, “10 years from now, we’ll still be on top.”

When many past entertainers manage to die off, every year Diddy creates a new project that the public is enthused to see evolve from an idea in his well-coifed head to a mega-million dollar venture. Diddy sets platforms, not only for his family, but for the world to see as an inspiration. Despite his setbacks of the past – from Biggie’s senseless murder, to the club shooting with J.Lo and Shyne, to the fact that many of his past acts were dissatisfied with their business dealings at Bad Boy Records – you have to give credit to the man for giving people a chance to grow from their experiences, as well as a way to make money and build a name for themselves.

I am excited to see where Revolt will lead the new generation. With the success of reality television shows (which are the major causes of music video absenteeism on MTV and now, barely, on BET and VH1), Diddy promises that the new channel, Revolt, will fuse artists, social media, real time content, and cutting edge technology. I know that I, personally, am ecstatic to see the TV listing when Revolt does go nationally.

With this latest power move, Diddy made have proved that he is BEYOND an ultimate businessman. Bad Boy Records, Sean John Clothing, Ciroc Vodka, TV | Music | Movie Producer, Owner of Justin’s Restaurant, and now Revolt Television Network.

“Take that. Take that.”

Follow Chantal Borgella on Twitter (@ChantalBorgella).

  • mrgibson

     I’m not excited to see it, anything Diddy does is purely to milk the youth and promote a gimmick.  While I do drink Ciroc and i’m glad to see a black man getting legit money, I’m not looking forward to a TV network run by Diddy. 

  • feeliama

    The one thing that stands out about Diddy is he once stated that he never ruined anyones career, artist career just dont last that long. He said that. BUT he keeps putting himself out, even though people have no respect for him. Not only because of his businesss practices, he has a sissy way of doing everything, sometimes I believe he really does take it up the ass like ALL the people have been saying.

    • NeronWillRise

      He keeps putting coming out because he’s exactly what those artists
      aren’t…..determined. If they were half of what Diddy is, they’d be out, wouldn’t they?

      Who doesn’t respect Diddy? If nobody respected
      him, this article wouldn’t be here. He wouldn’t be here and you wouldn’t be talking about him. The hate has never and will never slow this dude down.

      • You are more sensible than most. 

      • feeliama

        Look Diddy, Noone has ever defended you so you look crazy right now. Your last record sales speak for themselves. You must be crazy if you think that I believe some random person would come on here and defend your money, please. What is your special interest? Are you one of his fuck-buddies?

      • timwest1000

        his record sales reflect he is not repsected regardless how determined he is. ALL of the artist he fucked over are determined man, they are still rapping and singing, hush, you are a plug for Diddy. Or you are just a dick rider one.

  • Jet Dynasty

    you mean ultimate battyman

  • Sukkaz will blame you even if its their own fault they went to jail, like loon for drug posesion, shyne for carrying gun when being illegal alien and mase for turning a pastor. Sukkaz will blame diddy

  • feeliama

    BTW Dawn is on her own now, and shes talking. And her new video and song is a banger!!!!!!!indie

  • timwest1000

    Diddy is known as the King of Haters. Crosseyed ass.LMAO!

  • rep87

    So you want us to look up to the guy who got Biggie murdered and ruin every artist who has come in contact with ,i pass you can ride his dick over alcohol products and whatever else he making loot off of im not impress save it for the simple minded people out here !

  • A_REAL_MAN02

    Respect this man…not that many of “us” out here doing what he is and has been doing for a long time…stop being so quick to judge…get out here and do something other then hate….we are in the age of the hater for real

    • ladynamor

      Hold on, Respect this man??? Who are you????? That money lefthe ghetto and never came back for us cuz cuz’ slow down!!!!!!Sean John Clothing? Where they do that at? LMAO Diddy is tainted no matter what his foolish white investment types think.

      • bigfoot2011

         People who will make it, are happy they got to see someone who looks like them succeed.  Ur kind, wants him to come physically take u out the hood.  How sad

  • the1stschool

    F@ck P shitty He’s a coon,house nigga, label crook,homo,living off biggie, taker of the moment, scene stealer, all in the videos, no real talent, doing nothing for the black community, rude ass punk, and imitation mogul take it as hate, I hate artificial individuals parading as rap moguls you like unhumble crook motherfukas then all peace to you.I know 4 of the hitman where they at now? research.

  • MASTER P SHOWED RAPPERS HOW TO MAKE MONEY OUTSIDE OF MUSIC AS WELL AS HOW TO GET A GOOD CONTRACT. NO LIMIT FOREVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • immackulate

    i watch TVONE before i watch BET, MTV, OWN, VH1, or REVOLT
    maybe when i was young and impressionable and didnt know any better
    BLACK or NOT – if it aint RIGHTEOUS it aint RIGHT! 

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