Combs was concerned that the video, which featured a shot of Nas and Combs being crucified, was blasphemous.
He asked for his scenes on the cross to be pulled, but after it aired unedited on MTV on April 15, Combs visited Stoute's offices and injured Stoute.
Four other singles; "Can't Nobody Hold Me Down", "It's All About the Benjamins", "Been Around the World", and "Victory", were also released.
Combs collaborated with Jimmy Page on the song "Come with Me" for the 1998 film Godzilla.
In 2018, Forbes estimated his net worth at 5 million, making him the second-richest hip-hop artist in the US, behind Jay-Z.
In 1991, Combs promoted an AIDS fundraiser with Heavy D held at the City College of New York (CCNY) gymnasium, following a charity basketball game. were criticized and parodied by Tupac Shakur and Suge Knight in songs and interviews during the mid-1990s.
An Entourage series representative announced that Combs would guest star on an episode during the 2010 season.
Last Train to Paris was released by Combs' group Diddy – Dirty Money on December 13, 2010.
He accepted an out-of-court settlement of £10,000 in damages and more than £100,000 in costs. and Combs orchestrated the 1994 robbery and shooting of Tupac, substantiating the claim with supposed FBI documents; the newspaper later retracted the story, acknowledging that the documents had been fabricated.
His debut album, No Way Out, was released on July 1, 1997, through Bad Boy Records. No Way Out was a significant success, particularly in the United States, where it reached number one on the Billboard 200 in its first week of release, selling 561,000 copies.
Originally titled Hell up in Harlem, the album underwent several changes after The Notorious B. The album produced five singles: "I'll Be Missing You", a tribute to The Notorious B. G., was the first rap song to debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100; it remained at the top of the chart for eleven consecutive weeks and topped several other charts worldwide.
Combs was charged with second-degree assault and criminal mischief, Forever, Combs' debut solo studio album, was released by Bad Boy Records on August 24, 1999, in North America, and in the UK on the following day.
It reached number two on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, where it remained for one week before being knocked off by Mary J. The album received positive to mixed reviews from music critics and spawned three singles that have charted on the Billboard charts.