Former Rapper Loon Says He Left Bad Boy Records Because of Diddy’s Role as a Record Executive and an Artist
Diddy is no doubt a mogul and a huge contributor to hip hop culture. He’s given countless acts a chance at stardom,
which is evident through his work on MTV’s Making The Band. But one of the major criticisms of Sean Combs is that his
work as a CEO and as a rapper blurs the lines and his acts feel his attention is solely on him.
Loon’s rise to fame and his association with Diddy and Bad Boy began when Loon was a member of Mase’s posse,
Harlem World. Interestingly, he and Mase have a similar rap flow and fans always compared the two.
He ultimately landed a solo take care of Bad Boy. Several of his singles characteristic Diddy. His greatest hits embrace his characteristic on Diddy’s “I Need a Girl” components one and two. He was additionally featured on Toni Braxton’s 2002 single “Hit The Freeway” and 3LW’s 2002 single “I Do.”
His self-titled solo debut was launched in 2003.
Loon leaves Bad Boy; rumors about his rift with Diddy floor
Just a 12 months after his solo album debut, Loon breaks up with Bad Boy. In a 2004 interview with MTV News, he admits he left as a result of feeling the eye he was given as an artist lacked.
“Being that [Puff] has so much going on, I didn’t want to be the nagging artist,” he says. “I used to be completely happy for all his success, however, I used to be at a crossroads as an artist. I wished to place forth the identical effort for myself that I used to be placing forth for Bad Boy. So he allowed me the chance to exit and be a budding entrepreneur and be my very own man.