SXSW Interview: Sean "Diddy" Combs
Sean “Diddy” Combs, Grammy Award-winning rapper and entrepreneur discusses his career, Revolt TV, and more. Born and raised in New York, Combs founded Bad Boy Records in 1993, notably bringing Notorious B.I.G. to fame. Apart from his music, Combs is also involved in a number of business ventures, including the recently launched Revolt TV. Described as “MTV for Millennials,” Revolt is a new multi-platform music channel focused on delivering a place for people to discover and share music across television, the web, and social media.
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Zack O'Malley Greenburg is a Forbes senior editor and author of the Jay-Z biography Empire State of Mind. His second book, Michael Jackson, Inc, will be released by Simon & Schuster's Atria imprint in June. Zack covers the business of music in The Beat Report at Forbes, where he's tackled topics from public pension fund scandals to Justin Bieber's career as a venture capitalist. He's also written for the Washington Post, Vibe, Sports Illustrated and McSweeney's; guest-lectured at Yale, Harvard and Georgetown; and appeared as a source for BBC, NPR, MTV, 60 Minutes and others. Full bio here; follow him on Twitter @zogblog.