Today In Hip-Hop: P. Diddy Releases ‘The Saga Continues…’

On this day, June 19, in hip-hop history... 2001: Puffy’s legacy was taking a sharp nosedive. It had been four years since the loss of Biggie Smalls, three years since his Grammy win for No Way Out, two since the maligned, commercial offering Forever and one since his arrest for weapons violations at Club New York. The Bad Boy mogul promptly split with then-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez, changed his stage name to P. Diddy, and announced an album that was without features from B.I.G., Lil Kim, Ma$e or Jay Z. It didn’t seem to matter much. The Saga Continue... just as he orchestrated ...

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