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BET Awards 2022: Sean Diddy Combs Received Lifetime Achievement

American rapper, songwriter, record executive, and entrepreneur, Sean Love Combs, also known as Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Diddy, or Puffy, has been honoured with ‘The lifetime Achievement Awards at the BET Awards 2022 which took place yesterday on 26 June 2022.

“Baby girl, this is for you”, Diddy said, before launching into a performance of “I’ll Be Missing You” in honour of late ex Kim Porter.

Sean Diddy Combs will always “miss” his late ex-Kim Porter. While being honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, the rapper, 52, gave several special shout-outs to Porter, who died unexpectedly of lobar pneumonia in 2018 at age 47.

After several stars-studded performances that paid homage to his career, Diddy played an old video clip of Porter telling him, “Congratulations, Puffy, you’re a star. I can’t tell you how proud I am . From Harlem to Hollywood, that’s a long journey you work so hard, and I’ve watched you, your blood sweat and tears, and you’ve arrived”.

Sweet home videos of their children, son King, 24, and twins Jessie James and D’Lila star, 15, were also featured in a montage.

Then, before launching into the performance, of “I’ll Be Missing You” with Faith Evans and Maverick City Choir, Diddy said, “Baby girl, this is for you”. During the performance, Diddy yelled out, “I miss you so much, baby”. The artists who paid homage to Diddy’s career were Jodeci. Mary J. Blige, The Lox and Lil’ Kim. Diddy also performed ” I Need a Girl,” ” Pass the Ciroc” with Busta Rhymes”, and Gotta Move On” with Bryson Tiller.

After the performance was over, Kanye West and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds presented Diddy with his Awards. While accepting the honour, Diddy said, I miss Kim y’all”. Stay connected to God, and he’ll bring you out, he said. “I just want to say thank you to Kim”.

He went on to thank “everyone who played a part in my life”, including ex Cassie who brought him out of the dark times”.

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Concluding his speech, he said, “When I was a kid, I saw these images that were setting me up for failure, these images that were making me feel less than a dog. I’m not with that. I’m not with that.’I closed my eyes and dreamed and saw what I had to do.


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