|Diddy & fam via the gram|
By Kaila Kea
|CHANCE, D’LILA & JESSIE COMBS|
Family first Even in the 90s, when he was everyone’s favorite playboy (and Biggie’s right-hand man), Puffy was a family man. From featuring his firstborn son, Justin (and then-girlfriend, Misa) in Biggie’s Juicy video, to stepping out onto numerous red carpets with his beloved mom, Puff has always made it clear that he values family. Within the last year, we’ve gotten to see more of the Combs clan and quite honestly, their connection is heartwarming. Diddy has exemplified strong family values over the years, but it was his May 2018 trip to the Kentucky Derby with his 3 girls that did me in! Daddy-daughter time is important, whether it’s at the derby, the park, the movies, or the crib. So, seeing Puff and his girls, decked out in tulle skirts, white gloves, and lace-trimmed fascinators was not only endearing – it was fatherhood at its finest.
Positive vibes only
In addition to being big on family, Diddy is one of the coolest motivational speakers around. He consistently uses his platform to spread positivity and share lessons he’s learned about religion, family, love, and the like. Regardless of what you are going through, you can be sure that a quick scroll of Diddy’s Instagram feed will reveal some words of wisdom, a 90’s throwback that fills us with nostalgia, or another form of much-needed encouragement. Aside from making us dance for the past 20+ years, Puffy has always radiated positive energy and recently, it’s on a whole new level.
When it’s for you, it’s for you.
There are plenty of top-earning celebrities who could care less about paying homage to their peers. Diddy isn’t one of them. Not only has he praised Lebron James, Gabrielle Union, J. Cole, Chadwick Boseman, and Kendrick Lamar, but he has also shouted out Brittany Barnett, Colin Kaepernick, Naomi Wadler and other activists who are working relentlessly to eradicate injustice in marginalized communities. As a giant in the music and fashion industry, Puff isn’t obligated to shout anybody out. But at every chance, he breathes life into public figures who are doing their thing and doing it well.
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