Diddy is responding to claims that he steals from his label’s artists, and calling out rapper Ma$e.
In a brand new interview with The Breakfast Membership aired on Wednesday (Oct. 5), the mogul denied the previous Unhealthy Boy Information musician’s claims that Puff exploits his artists. “Simply basically, the Ma$e factor. I did one album with Ma$e. One album. How a lot cash do you suppose I owe this man,” Diddy mentioned within the new interview, in reference to Ma$e’s 1997 debut album Harlem World. “After which he turned a faux pastor and went and conned individuals. And y’all gonna let him throw dust on the god’s identify. Anyone can come and step up. Convey your receipts. However I’m not enjoying. I’m again outdoors and I’m preventing again for us. And I’m additionally performing some preventing again for me.”
Diddy went on to allege that Ma$e owes him $3 million for an album advance that was by no means delivered on. “That’s details, I bought the receipts,” he mentioned, earlier than including, I’m not gonna go back-and-forth with Ma$e. I’m not going back-and-forth with no one. I’m simply gonna converse up for myself now.”
He concluded, “Anyone that thinks I owe them one thing, present me the receipt and also you’ll receives a commission inside 24 hours.
In a since-deleted 2020 publish, Ma$e put Puff on blast, claiming that he tried to purchase again his masters from him, to no avail. “Your previous enterprise practices knowingly has continued purposely starved your artist and been extraordinarily unfair to the exact same artist that helped u get hold of that Icon Award on the enduring Badboy label,” he started, referencing Diddy’s speech at Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy gala airing out the Recording Academy. “For instance, u nonetheless bought my publishing from 24 years in the past through which u gave me $20k. Which makes me by no means wish to work w/ u as any artist wouldn’t.”
Mase went on to say that he provided Diddy $2 million for his masters, however Puff wouldn’t budge until he might surpass the “European man’s” provide, despite the fact that Diddy solely allegedly paid him $20,000 over twenty years in the past. “To procure it for about 20k & I provided you 2m in money. This isn’t black excellence in any respect,” the Harlem World rapper wrote.