Diddy" and "Diddy." On his birthday in 2017, Combs announced on Instagram that he would only be answering to the name "Brother Love" or "Love." Two days later, he shared another Instagram video, this time claiming that his name change was just a joke. Vernon, New York, and attended a Catholic boys school in the Bronx.
“Well, ladies and gentlemen, today I’ve come to the conclusion that you cannot play around with the internet,” he said in the video. He earned the nickname "Puffy" in high school because of his habit of puffing out his chest to make his body seem bigger.
"It's just the whole purge concept," he explained of the cover art, adding, "and us doing the video together.
Originally speaking only Arabic and French, he eventually acquired English, making him tri-lingual.
But he'll be the first to admit to having lost some of his Arabic and French fluency due to the dominance English plays in his everyday life.
50 Cent posted two photos to Instagram on Sunday, which insinuated that Diddy, real name Sean Combs, and Ross, real name William Leonard Roberts II, are gay, then appeared to say that it would not be 'right' if they were.
Jennifer Lopez and Diddy flashed back to the turn of the Millennium -- when he was Puff Daddy and she was not Jenny From the Block yet -- and partied after the AMAs as if they were still dating.