Diddy – Dirty Money

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Diddy – Dirty Money
OriginNew York City, United States
GenresHip hop, R&B
Years active2007–2012
LabelsBad Boy, Interscope
Associated actsUsher, Rick Ross, Skylar Grey, Matt Helders, Trey Songz
Websitediddydirtymoney.com
Past membersSean "Diddy" Combs
Dawn Richard
Kalenna Harper
 
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Diddy – Dirty Money
OriginNew York City, United States
GenresHip hop, R&B
Years active2007–2012
LabelsBad Boy, Interscope
Associated actsUsher, Rick Ross, Skylar Grey, Matt Helders, Trey Songz
Websitediddydirtymoney.com
Past membersSean "Diddy" Combs
Dawn Richard
Kalenna Harper

Diddy – Dirty Money was a group consisting of Sean "Diddy" Combs, singer and dancer Dawn Richard, and singer-songwriter Kalenna Harper.[1][2] They were signed to Combs' label Bad Boy Records. The group disbanded in 2012.[3]

History[edit]

According to Combs, Diddy-Dirty Money was "a look, a sound, a movement, [and] a crew" and not about "drug money, illegal money, or anything negative ... for my new concept album Last Train to Paris, I wanted to do something refreshing, something unique, something forward for myself as an artist ... I wanted to tell a love story [but] I couldn't just tell the male's point of view."[2] Bad Boy A&R Daniel 'Skid' Mitchell told HitQuarters that Diddy-Dirty Money is creating a new genre of "futuristic soul".[4]

The group's first album, Last Train to Paris was released in December 2010.[5] Allmusic called it a "heavily European-influenced effort" that "mashes together Italo-disco, pop-rap, tech-house, and the sound of Bad Boy in its prime, with an all-star guest list that goes from T.I. to Grace Jones."[6]

On July 24, 2010, Diddy-Dirty Money performed at Sun Life Stadium in the Baker Concrete Super Saturday postgame concert following the Florida Marlins' 10–5 loss to the Atlanta Braves.[citation needed]

Diddy-Dirty Money appeared on NBC's Saturday Night Live on December 4, 2010.

In December 2010, Diddy-Dirty Money was featured in Timati's new song and video "I'm on You".[7]

Diddy-Dirty Money also performed "Coming Home" and "I'll Be Missing You" for the American Armed Forces at Fort Hood, Texas for WWE's Tribute to the Troops December 18, 2010.

Diddy-Dirty Money performed "Coming Home" and a cover of Far East Movement's "Like a G6" at the Maida Vale Studios for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge on January 20, 2011.

Diddy-Dirty Money performed "Coming Home" live on American Idol with Skylar Grey on March 10, 2011.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

YearAlbumPeak chart
positions
U.S.
U.S. R&B
CAN
UK
FRA
2010Last Train to Paris
  • Released: December 13, 2010
  • Label: Bad Boy, Interscope
  • Formats: CD, digital download, LP
7367[8]24[9]194[10]

Mixtapes[edit]

YearTitle
2011Love Love vs. Hate Love
  • Released: February 14, 2011
  • Label: Bad Boy Records

Singles[edit]

YearTitlePeak chart positionsCertificationsAlbum
US
[11]
US
R&B

[12]
US
Rap

[13]
US
Pop

[14]
AUSCANIRLSWIFRAUK
2009"Angels"
(featuring The Notorious B.I.G.)
11671Last Train to Paris
2010"Hello Good Morning"
(featuring T.I.)
27138389455416522
"Loving You No More"
(featuring Drake)
912017
"Coming Home"
(featuring Skylar Grey)
1183219473184
2011"Your Love"
(featuring Trey Songz)[17]
2320
"Ass on the Floor"
(featuring Swizz Beatz)[18]
80187
[19]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or receive certification.

Promotional singles[edit]

YearSongPeak chart
positions
US
R&B
2009"Love Come Down"62

Other charted songs[edit]

YearSongPeak chart
positions
Album
US
R&B

[20]
2011"Someone to Love Me"82Last Train to Paris
"Looking for Love"
(featuring Usher)
91

Album appearances[edit]

YearTitleAlbum
2010"k.I.s.s." (Nelly featuring Diddy – Dirty Money & Murphy Lee)5.0
"I'm on You" (Timati featuring Diddy – Dirty Money)SWAGG

Awards and nominations[edit]

MUZ-TV Music Awards

Best Video = "I'm on You" featuring Timati – 2011 – Won

BET Awards 2011 Best Group – Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sherwin, Adam (2010) "Preview: Hello, Good Morning from Diddy and his Dirty Money", Beehivecity, May 14, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-23.
  2. ^ a b Ismael Abdu Salaam (2009) "Diddy Forms New Group Dirty Money", Allhiphop.com, July 25, 2009. Retrieved 2010-05-23.
  3. ^ Shipley, Al. (2012-04-09) Dirty Money Honeys: Dawn Richard And Kalenna Get Off The Bad Boy Train. Blogs.villagevoice.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-06.
  4. ^ "Interview With Daniel 'Skid' Mitchell". HitQuarters. 25 Oct 2010. Retrieved 10 Nov 2010. 
  5. ^ "P. Diddy Takes His Last Train To Paris", MTV, 19 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-23.
  6. ^ "Last Train To Paris – Diddy-Dirty Money". AllMusic. Retrieved 2010-12-13. 
  7. ^ "Timati ft. P.Diddy – Im on You (official video)". YouTube. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  8. ^ http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/Charts/ALBUMS.html
  9. ^ Radio 1 - Charts - The Official UK Top 40 Albums Chart. BBC (1970-01-01). Retrieved on 2013-11-06.
  10. ^ Diddy Dirty Money - Last Train To Paris. lescharts.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-06.
  11. ^ "Diddy Album & Song Chart History: Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  12. ^ "Diddy Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  13. ^ "Diddy Album & Song Chart History: Rap Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  14. ^ "Diddy Album & Song Chart History: Pop Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  15. ^ a b "RIAA certification". RIAA. Retrieved 2010-12-28. 
  16. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2012 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  17. ^ Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Arbitron Ratings, Music News and more!. FMQB. Retrieved on 2013-11-06.
  18. ^ "Diddy- Dirty Money Announce ‘Ass On The Floor’ as next single from Last Train to Paris album, set for April 18th UK Release". The Outside Organisation. 2011-03-08. Retrieved 2011-03-19. 
  19. ^ http://zobbel.de/cluk/110430cluk.txt
  20. ^ Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs : Apr 09, 2011 - (Chart position) | Billboard Chart Archive. Billboard.com (2011-04-09). Retrieved on 2013-11-06.

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