Tha Rap Critic

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

It's Plain Ole Diddy Now

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Sean Combs has done it again, changing his name that is. From Puff daddy to Puffy to P. Diddy to plain ole Diddy.

"To be honest, the unveiling of Diddy, you gonna see that at the [Video Music Awards]," he promised. "You gonna see that in the entrance. You gonna see that swagger. You gonna see how I'm gonna navigate you through the journey. I'mma play my position, my role. The artists are gonna play their role. We're gonna have an incredible, incredible party."

"A lot of my peeps in music been calling me 'Diddy,' so it's not a drastic change for them. But people around the world didn't know what to call me. We was at [Madison Square Garden] rocking with Jay-Z. The last time I was there, half the crowd was chanting 'P. Diddy,' half the crowd chanting 'Did-dee.' We gonna stop the confusion. 'Did-dee. Did-dee, Did-deee!' Simple. To the point and it sounds strong. It sounds like something is about to happen. It sounds like something is about to go down in history."

Jay-Z to Open Atlantic City 40/40 Club

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Jay-Z spent $1,500 a piece for 500 platinum key invitations for the grand opening of his new 40/40 club in Atlantic City, NJ. The grand opening is set for October 18th, and it will also feature a roulette wheel who's grand prize will be a Mercedes Benz.

Jay-Z reportedly spent $4 Million on the new club, the secong location. Jay-Z stated that he wanted to be a part of the building up of Atlantic City, and passed on L.A, and Las Vegas for the time being. The 500 platinum keys were made by none other than Jacob the Jeweler.