Puff Daddy, born Sean Combs, debuted new music on Tuesday, November 3rd in New York City and announced that a mixtape called “MMM” was available for free at 7 a.m. Eastern.
He is calling the project “a sonic motion picture” and songs include collaborations with Lil Kim, Future, Wiz Khalifa, Jadakiss, French Montana and others.
“Before I used to make records when I made my music. Then I decided to make culture. And as I got older, I decided I’m going to make fashion. Ladies and gentlemen, listen and watch some fashion,” Combs told the audience of music industry insiders as well as producer-rapper Swizz Beatz and Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid.
The “MMM” artwork features a 1999 photo, taken by Annie Leibovitz, of Combs in Paris with Kate Moss.
The entrepreneur, who grew up in Harlem, New York, says the new music looks back to his roots. Styles P, Pusha T, Big Sean, Travis Scott, Ty Dolla Sign and King Los are also featured on “MMM”. Listen HERE.
“This is free everywhere,” he said, “that’s the beauty about this project for an artist like myself and somebody that’s worked so hard to be successful and understand what’s going on right now and to embrace it and to learn so much.”
Combs also announced that his next album, “No Way Out 2,” will be his final album when it is released next year on Bad Boy/Epic Records.