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Diddy at the 2022 BET Awards with Faith Evans, Mary J. Nostalgic tribute to career with Blige and more

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The 90s and 00s rocked the 2022 BET Awards stage on Sunday night! Iconic musicians like Mary J Blige, Lil Kim, Busta Rhymes and others came together for a throwback performance that had the entire audience on their feet, singing along. And it was all to honor Sean “Diddy” Combs!

The prolific producer put together an uber-nostalgic tribute as a retrospective of his musical legacy as a producer and performer, which led to him accepting the night’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The massive star-studded performance began on Jodesi’s stage, where he was joined by Blige, who took center stage, before Diddy himself came out. Before the appearance of Lil’ Kim, Man of the Hour performed with Shine. Busta came to the fore with the transition to a larger production of full numbers with backup dancers.

Things got surprisingly emotional as Diddy dedicated the number to his late girlfriend Kim Porter, who appeared in an emotional home video montage, as Diddy was asked by Faith Evans and Maverick City Music to close the medley on an emotionally sublime note. was included for.

Didi accepts its award, which honors industry stalwarts who have not only significantly shaped culture through their extensive careers, but have also been transformational leaders who have consistently set true standards of excellence for generations to come. inspire. Past Lifetime Achievement Award recipients include industry stalwarts such as Whitney Houston, Prince, Queen Latifah, Anita Baker, Mary J. Blige, Samuel L. Jackson, Lionel Richie and New Edition.

There’s the moment Taraji P. Henson, a host, told ET that she was looking forward to being a media mogul, citing Diddy’s influence on black culture.

“Sister means a lot to culture – I mean, you can’t talk about hip-hop, you can’t talk about fashion, you can’t even talk about alcohol without her name coming up.” can,” she said. ,[He’s an] Iconic, legendary stars of so many careers and they should be celebrated. We must give him his flowers while he is alive to receive them. it is about time.”

Meanwhile, after years of working in fashion, wine, and television, the founder of Bad Boy Entertainment recently announced that he is making a difference in music by starting an R&B-focused music label, Love Records, with the backing of classic label Motown. Making a wonderful comeback.

Diddy, who is managed by SAL&CO, where they are represented by Wasim “Saal” Slaby, also signed a one-time album deal with Motown Records. The album will be released in the summer under the Love Records imprint and Drop.

“Music has always been my first love, Love Records is the next chapter, about getting love back and making the best music of my life,” the prolific producer said in a statement. “For the label, I am focused on creating timeless R&B music with the next generation of artists and producers. Motown is the perfect partner for my album and I am excited to add to its legacy.”

For more information on this year’s BET Awards, check out the links below. Check out the full winners list here!

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