When asked about Diddy, in light of him receiving the Salute to Industry Icons Award, Evans tells Billboard that she has always seen him as a visionary.
“Puff has always been, way before Bad Boy saw the actual success in commercial sales and stuff like that, he was still a visionary,” she says. “He still very much knew what was gonna make a hit record, he knew good talent, and he actually had ideas for all of us…He would tell me, ‘You’re gonna be this,’ and ‘I’m gonna make him into that’…and it happened.”
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