Diddy Talks Bad Boy Doc, Stevie Wonder Visiting His Candy Room & East vs. West Rap Feud on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Sean 'Diddy' Combs during an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Courtesy of ABC

Sean 'Diddy' Combs during an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Hip-hop's elite look like they've been drinking from the fountain of youth (see: Pharrell and Nas) but Diddy's secret? Not Gwyneth Paltrow's vitamins, but a higher power. "I feel like I got God in me and it's just shining," he told Jimmy Kimmel during a recent visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live!

A heart-to-heart with God also inspired the idea for his Can't Stop, Won't Stop documentary, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April and is dropping on Apple Music on June 25. "I said to myself, 'Somebody need to get the cameras rolling on me because I think that my life and whatever's gonna happen, it could be inspirational,' so I started shooting this movie when I was 19," he said.

Kimmel also brought up Andre Harrell reflecting on Diddy's early hustle. "I really felt that if I could be trusted with delivering a tape the best, to be the best tape deliverer, then maybe I would get a chance to have the responsibility for something else and is et my eyes on the record business and getting the chance to be in charge of the artist -- that was my work ethic," added Puff.

He also said his goal was to be happy, not make a billion dollars. Their one-on-one also included talk about Diddy's candy room, Stevie Wonder visiting said candy room and putting the Bad Boy shows together. 

They wrapped by discussing the East Coast vs. West Coast hip-hop feud and what bringing out Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg for his L.A. tour stop meant to Puff.

"You gotta understand, that was one of the biggest things to happen in our culture. Right now, we're living in the results of the hip-hop culture. As crazy as it sounds, it was a East-West war over music. People were killing and getting killed, and we deal with that in the movie. It was something that was just so serious and so surreal and so unfortunate and so sad, but that's something that we've had to deal with," he explains.

"It's not like that [anymore]. We were all scared -- sometimes things in your life could get out of control. We never wanted to have problems with each other. We were all fans of each other and it was just something in that day and age that spun out of control. We've all been friends ever since," continued Puff, referencing Dre and Snoop. "It always should have been like that, but sometimes in life, there's tragedies so people can learn from them, and this is God's world. The greatest thing is he put us all back together."

Watch the full interview below:


The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to

To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.