A Short History Of Diddy And Bad Boy’s Flops

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    Earlier this week, it was announced that the always-busy and versatile Diddy had signed on as R&B crooner's new manager. The news came as a bit of a surprise, as Diddy had said to be focused on building his television network Revolt TV, but still it seems like a good move for Jeremih, who's career has slightly stalled after his 50 Cent-featuring hit "Down On Me." While we're wishing the best to J and Diddy, we couldn't help but take a look back at some of Diddy's artists who were once signed to his Bad Boy Records, but went on to fall by the wayside of the music industry. Here we've compiled a list of said artists. Click through to check it out!
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    <h2>G-Dep</h2>
    Signed to Bad Boy Records in 1998. Has released one album ('Child Of The Ghetto'). Is currently in prison on murder charges.
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    <h2>Ma$e</h2>
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    <h2>Dylan (Da Band)</h2>
    Signed to Bad Boy via the 'Making The Band 2' TV show. Released one album with the label.
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    <h2>Shyne</h2>
    Signed to Bad Boy in the late 90s. Has released one album with the label, and has gone through a litany of legal issues with Diddy - including serving a 10-year sentence on a charge affiliated with a nightclub shooting alongside Diddy.
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    <h2>Loon</h2>
    Signed to Bad Boy in the late 90s, and went on to release one album with the label. Is currently imprisoned in Belgium on drug charges.
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    <h2>Red Cafe</h2>
    Signed to Bad Boy in 2005. Has yet to release his debut LP.
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    <h2>Black Rob</h2>
    Signed to Bad Boy in 1996, and went on to release two albums with the label. Rob no longer associates with Diddy or Bad Boy.
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    <h2>Boyz N Da Hood</h2>
    Originally signed as a supergroup, the quartet released one album with Young Jeezy as the frontman, then released one more before disbanding.
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    <h2>Gorilla Zoe</h2>
    After originally signing to Bad Boy via the Boyz N Da Hood group, Zoe went on to release three studio albums via Bad Boy, but hasn't been reported to be working on anything since 2011.
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    <h2>Young Joc</h2>
    After signing with Bad Boy in 2005 and releasing a successful debut, Joc went on to release a sophomore album in 2007, but hasn't been heard from or seen since. He is rumored to no longer be affiliated with Diddy or Bad Boy Records.
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    <h2>Craig Mack</h2>
    After signing with Bad Boy in the early 90s, Mack released his wildly successful single "Flava In Ya Ear," which led to the release of his debut album in 1994. This would be his last album released via Bad Boy, as he went on to release his sophomore album (his only project since) via Street Life Records.