Sean Combs Back to Puff Daddy With Upcoming Album

Puff Daddy -- the name, in addition to the rapper -- is returning to music.

Sean Combs, who for the last near-decade has gone by Diddy for his stage name, announced the change today, reports -- oh, and there's a new album involved, too.

"MMM," the rapper's first release since 2010's Diddy-Dirty Money collab "Last Train to Paris" and his first completely solo album since 2006's "Press Play," does not yet have a release date. The announcement coincides with a teaser trailer for "Big Homie," Combs' new single.

The trailer, set over a somber piano-and-synth combo, features appearances by Rick Ross and French Montana -- all of whom, like Puff Daddy, are first shown in slow-motion capture before the song itself explodes into a bombastic hip-hop beat.

The single is scheduled to officially drop March 31.

The name change takes Combs back to his original tag, following P. Diddy and merely Diddy.


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