Today marks Diddy’s fifty-first birthday, and several hip-hop legends have come forward with some birthday love.
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“Hbd to my brother and business partner @diddy love you bro thank you for all the years of inspiration,” writes Fat Joe. “God bless you enjoy your day.” Busta Rhymes penned a lengthy message on his IG page, sharing a screenshot of a wholesome FaceTime call with his “Pass The Courvoisier” collaborator. “HAPPY BDAY TO MY BIG BRO @diddy,” writes Busta. “The Big Bro & The Dragon CELEBRATIN’ THE INCREDIBLE ENERGY AROUND #ELE2THEWRATHOFGOD & #ELE2THEWRATHOFGODRELOADED WITH 4 MORE BANGERS ADDED TO THE CLASSIC/MASTERPIECE AND COHESIVE BODY OF WORK AVAILABLE AND STREAMING EVERYWHERE RIGHT NOW!!”
Verzuz came through to represent on Puff’s behalf, with both Swizz Beatz and Timbaland offering up some kind words for the legendary Bad Boy mogul. “Hbd to my brother,” writes Timbo, only to be one-upped by his Verzuz co-creator. “Happy Ultra Birthday to my brother,” writes Swizzy, alongside a few snaps of Diddy going for a relaxing swim. And Scott Storch also showed some love, strolling down memory lane with a throwback picture of the two producers in action.
While it’s likely that many more will chime in as the day progresses, check out some of the notable names spreading the birthday love for Diddy below. Happy birthday to one of the game’s timeless innovators!