Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969),
also known by the stage names Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Puffy, or Diddy, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, and entrepreneur. Born in New York City
and raised in the suburb of Mount Vernon
, he worked as a talent director at Uptown Records
before founding his own record label, Bad Boy Records
in 1993. Since then, Combs has produced and cultivated artists such as The Notorious B.I.G.
, Mary J. Blige
, and Usher
Combs' debut album, ''No Way Out
'' (1997), has been certified seven times platinum
. The album was followed by ''Forever
'' (1999), ''The Saga Continues...
'' (2001), and ''Press Play
'' (2006), all of which were commercially successful. In 2009, Combs formed the musical group Dirty Money
and released the critically and commercially successful album ''Last Train to Paris
Combs has won three Grammy Award
s and two MTV Video Music Award
s, and is the producer of MTV
's ''Making the Band
''. In 2019, ''Forbes
'' estimated his net worth
at US$740 million.
Sean John Combs was born on November 4, 1969 in Manhattan's Harlem
in New York City and was raised in Mount Vernon, New York
His mother, Janice (Smalls), was a model and teacher's assistant and his father, Melvin Earl Combs, served in the U.S. Air Force
and was an associate of convicted New York drug dealer Frank Lucas
At age 33, Melvin was shot to death while sitting in his car on Central Park West
, when Combs was 2 years old.
Combs graduated from the Roman Catholic Mount Saint Michael Academy
in 1987. He played football
for the academy and his team won a division title in 1986.
Combs said he was given the nickname "Puff" as a child, because he would "huff and puff" when he was angry.
Combs was a business major at Howard University
but left after his sophomore year.
In 2014, he returned to Howard University to receive an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities and deliver the University's 146th Commencement Address.
1988–1996: Career beginnings
Combs became an intern
at New York's Uptown Records
. While working as a talent director at Uptown, he helped develop Jodeci
and Mary J. Blige
In his college days Combs had a reputation for throwing parties, some of which attracted up to a thousand participants. In 1991, Combs promoted an AIDS fundraiser with Heavy D
held at the City College of New York
(CCNY) gymnasium, following a charity basketball game. The event was oversold, and a stampede occurred in which nine people died.
In 1993, after being fired from Uptown, Combs established his new label Bad Boy Entertainment
as a joint venture with Arista Records
, taking then-newcomer Christopher Wallace, better known as The Notorious B.I.G.
, with him.
Both Wallace and Craig Mack
quickly released hit singles, followed by successful LPs, particularly Wallace's ''Ready to Die
Combs signed more acts to Bad Boy, including Carl Thomas
, Faith Evans
, and Father MC
The Hitmen, his in-house production team, worked with Jodeci
, Mary J. Blige, Usher
, Lil' Kim
, Mariah Carey
, Boyz II Men
, Aretha Franklin
, and others.
and the Lox
joined Bad Boy just as a widely publicized rivalry with the West Coast's Death Row Records
was beginning. Combs and Wallace were criticized and parodied by Tupac Shakur
and Suge Knight
in songs and interviews during the mid-1990s. During 1994–1995, Combs produced several songs for TLC's ''CrazySexyCool
'', which finished the decade as number 25 on Billboard's list of top pop albums of the decade.
1997–1998: "Puff Daddy" and ''No Way Out''
In 1997, under the name Puff Daddy, Combs recorded his first commercial vocal work as a rapper. His debut single, "Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
", spent 28 weeks on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100
chart, peaking at number one.
His debut album, ''No Way Out
'', was released on July 1, 1997, through Bad Boy Records. Originally titled ''Hell up in Harlem'', the album underwent several changes after The Notorious B.I.G. was killed
on March 9, 1997.
Several of the label's artists made guest appearances on the album. ''No Way Out'' was a significant success, particularly in the United States, where it reached number one on the ''Billboard'' 200
in its first week of release, selling 561,000 copies. The album produced five singles: "I'll Be Missing You
", a tribute to The Notorious B.I.G., was the first rap song to debut at number one on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100; it remained at the top of the chart for eleven consecutive weeks and topped several other charts worldwide. Four other singles; "Can't Nobody Hold Me Down", "It's All About the Benjamins
", "Been Around the World
", and "Victory
", were also released. Combs collaborated with Jimmy Page
on the song "Come with Me
" for the 1998 film ''Godzilla
The album earned Combs five nominations at the 40th Grammy Awards
in 1998, winning the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album
On September 7, 2000, the album was certified septuple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America
for sales of over 7 million copies.
In 1997, Combs was sued for landlord neglect by Inge Bongo. Combs denied the charges.
By the late 1990s, he was being criticized for watering down and overly commercializing hip hop, and for using too many guest appearances, samples
, and interpolations
of past hits in his new songs.
1999–2000: ''Forever'' and Club New York
In April 1999, Combs was charged with assault as a result of an incident with Steve Stoute
of Interscope Records
. Stoute was the manager for Nas
, with whom Combs had filmed a video earlier that year for the song "Hate Me Now
". Combs was concerned that the video, which featured a shot of Nas and Combs being crucified, was blasphemous. He asked for his scenes on the cross to be pulled, but after it aired unedited on MTV on April 15, Combs visited Stoute's offices and injured Stoute. Combs was charged with second-degree assault and criminal mischief,
and was sentenced to attend a one-day anger management class.
'', Combs' second solo studio album, was released by Bad Boy Records on August 24, 1999, in North America, and in the UK on the following day. It reached number two on the ''Billboard'' 200 and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
where it remained for one week before being knocked off by Mary J. Blige's fourth album, ''Mary
''. The album received positive to mixed reviews from music critics and spawned three singles that have charted on the ''Billboard''
charts. It peaked at number four on the Canadian Albums Chart
, Combs' highest-charting album in that country.
On December 27, 1999, Combs and his then-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez
were at Club New York in Manhattan when gunfire broke out. After a police investigation, Combs and fellow rapper Shyne
were arrested for weapons violations and other charges.
Combs was charged with four weapons-related charges and bribing his driver, Wardel Fenderson, to claim ownership of his gun.
With a gag order
in place, the highly publicized trial began.
Combs' attorneys were Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.
and Benjamin Brafman
Combs was found not guilty on all charges; Shyne was convicted on five of his eight charges
and sentenced to ten years in prison. Combs and Lopez broke up shortly after. A lawsuit filed by Fenderson, who said he suffered emotional damage after the shooting, was settled in February 2004. Lawyers for both sides, having agreed to keep the settlement terms secret, said the matter had been "resolved to the satisfaction of all parties".
2001–2004: "P. Diddy" and ''The Saga Continues''
Combs changed his stage name from "Puff Daddy" to "P. Diddy" in 2001.
album, ''Thank You'', which had been completed just before the beginning of the weapons trial, was due to be released in March that year, but remains unreleased .
He appeared as a drug dealer in the film ''Made
'' and starred with Halle Berry
and Billy Bob Thornton
in ''Monster's Ball
'' (both in 2001).
He was arrested for driving on a suspended license in Florida.
Combs began working with a series of unusual (for him) artists. For a short period of time, he was the manager of Kelis
; they have a collaboration titled "Let's Get Ill".
He was an opening act for 'N Sync
on their Spring 2002 Celebrity Tour,
and he signed California-based pop girl group Dream
to his record label.
Combs was a producer of the soundtrack album for the film ''Training Day
In June 2001, Combs ended Bad Boy Entertainment's joint venture with Arista Records, gaining full control of Bad Boy, its catalogue, and its roster of artists.
''The Saga Continues...
'', released on July 10 in North America, was the last studio album released by the joint venture. The album reached number 2 on the ''Billboard'' 200 and the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts,
and was eventually certified Platinum. It is the only studio album under the P. Diddy name, and the first album by Sean Combs not to feature any guest appearances by Jay-Z or Lil Kim. Combs was executive producer of the reality TV show ''Making the Band
'', which appeared on MTV from 2002 to 2009. The show involves interviewing candidates and creating musical acts that would then enter the music business. Acts who got their start this way include Da Band
and Donnie Klang
In 2003 Combs ran in the New York City Marathon
, raising $2million for the educational system of the city of New York.
On March 10, 2004 he appeared on ''The Oprah Winfrey Show
'' to discuss the marathon, which he finished in four hours and eighteen minutes. In 2004 Combs headed the campaign "Vote or Die
" for the 2004 presidential election. On February 1, 2004, Combs (as P. Diddy) performed at the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show
2005–2009: "Diddy" and ''Press Play''
On August 16, 2005, Combs announced on ''Today
'' that he was altering his stage name yet again; he would be calling himself "Diddy". Combs said fans didn't know how to address him, which led to confusion.
In November 2005, London-based musical artist and DJ Richard Dearlove
, who had been performing under the name "Diddy" since 1992 nine years before Combs started using even "P. Diddy" sought an injunction in the High Court of Justice
in London. He accepted an out-of-court settlement of £10,000 in damages and more than £100,000 in costs
. Combs can no longer use the name Diddy in the UK, where he is still known as P. Diddy.
An assault charge against Combs filed by Michigan television host Rogelio Mills
was resolved in Combs' favor in 2005.
Combs starred in the 2005 film ''Carlito's Way: Rise to Power
''. He played Walter Lee Younger in the 2004 Broadway revival of ''A Raisin in the Sun
and the television adaptation
that aired in February 2008. In 2005 Combs sold half of his record company to the Warner Music Group
He hosted the 2005 MTV Video Music Award
s and was named one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2005 by ''Time
He was mentioned in the country song "Play Something Country
" by Brooks & Dunn
: the lyricist says he "didn't come to hear P. Diddy", which is rhymed with "something thumpin' from the city".
In 2006, when Combs refused to release musician Mase
from his contractual obligations to allow him to join the group G-Unit
, 50 Cent
recorded a diss
song, "Hip-Hop". The lyrics imply that Combs knew the identity of The Notorious B.I.G.
The two later resolved the feud.
Combs released his first album in four years, ''Press Play
'', on October 17, 2006, on the Bad Boy Records label.
The album, featuring guest appearances by many popular artists, debuted at number one on the U.S. ''Billboard'' 200 chart with sales of over 173,009. Its singles "Come to Me
" and "Last Night
" both reached the top ten of the ''Billboard'' Hot 100
The album became available to preview on MTV's ''The Leak'' on October 10, 2006, a week before being sold in stores.
''Press Play'' received mixed to positive reviews from critics,
and was certified Gold on the RIAA ratings. On September 18, 2007, Combs teamed up with 50 Cent
for the "Forbes
I Get Money Billion Dollar Remix".
In March 2008, the ''Los Angeles Times
'' claimed that The Notorious B.I.G. and Combs orchestrated the 1994 robbery and shooting of Tupac
, substantiating the claim with supposed FBI documents; the newspaper later retracted the story, acknowledging that the documents had been fabricated.
Dexter Isaac, an associate of record management executive Jimmy Henchman
, confessed in 2012 that he had shot Tupac on Henchman's orders.
In June 2008, Combs' representative denied rumors of another name change.
Combs ventured into reality television in August 2008 with the premiere of his VH1
series ''I Want to Work for Diddy
He appeared—credited under his real name—in two episodes of Season 7 of ''CSI: Miami
'': "Presumed Guilty" and "Sink or Swim", in the role of lawyer Derek Powell.
2010–2013: Dirty Money and acting
Combs created a rap supergroup in 2010 known as the Dream Team. The group consists of Combs, Rick Ross
, DJ Khaled
, Fat Joe
, Busta Rhymes
, Red Café
, and Fabolous
Combs made an appearance at comedian Chris Gethard
's live show in January 2010 at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
in New York City.
In June 2010 Combs played a role (credited as Sean Combs) in the comedy film ''Get Him to the Greek
'', as Sergio Roma, a record company executive. An ''Entourage
'' series representative announced that Combs would guest star on an episode during the 2010 season.
''Last Train to Paris
'' was released by Combs' group Dirty Money
on December 13, 2010. The release was preceded by four singles "Angels
", "Hello Good Morning
", "Loving You No More
", and "Coming Home
", which experienced mixed success on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100
. "Coming Home" was the most successful of the songs, peaking at number twelve on the U.S. Hot 100, number four in the UK, and number seven in Canada.
On March 10, 2011 Diddy – Dirty Money performed "Coming Home" live on ''American Idol''.
On April 18, 2011, Combs appeared in season one
of ''Hawaii Five-0
'', guest starring as an undercover NYPD
In November 2012 Combs appeared in an episode of the eighth season
of the American sitcom ''It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
2014–present: ''MMM (Money Making Mitch)'', ''No Way Out 2'', and "Love"
On February 26, 2014, Combs premiered "Big Homie", featuring Rick Ross and French Montana
, as the first single from his mixtape ''MMM (Money Making Mitch)
'', which was originally scheduled to be released that year.
The song was released for digital download on March 24,
and two days later the trailer for the music video was released. The full version of the music video was released on March 31. Combs used his former stage name Puff Daddy for the album.
''MMM'' was released as a free mixtape album of 12 tracks on November 4, 2015.
In 2014 Combs and Guy Gerber
announced that their joint album ''11 11'' would be available for free download.
A new single called "Finna Get Loose
" featuring Combs and Pharrell Williams
was released on June 29, 2015.
In July 2015, Bad Boy Entertainment artist Gizzle told the press that she is collaborating with Combs on what she describes as his last album, titled ''No Way Out 2'', a sequel to his 1997 debut. She describes the music as unique: "The mindset is to just be classic and to be epic. And to really live up to that... we know it's a tall order, but we welcome the challenge."
In April 2016, Combs announced that after this last album and tour, he plans to retire from the music industry to focus on acting.
On May 20 and 21, 2016, Combs launched a tour of Bad Boy Records
' biggest names to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the label.
The documentary ''Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story'', covering the two shows at the Barclays Center
in Brooklyn as well as behind-the-scenes events, was released on June 23, 2017.
The show toured to an additional twenty venues across the United States and Canada.
On November 5, 2017, Combs announced that he would be going by the name Love, stating "My new name is Love, aka Brother Love".
Two days later, he told the press he had been joking, but on January 3, 2018, he announced on ''Jimmy Kimmel Live!
'' that he had changed his mind again, and will be using the new name after all.
In 2019, Combs announced on Twitter that ''Making the Band'' would return to MTV in 2020.
Combs executive-produced Nigerian singer Burna Boy
's album, ''Twice as Tall'', released on August 14, 2020.
''Fortune'' magazine listed Combs at number twelve on their top 40 of entrepreneurs under 40
'' Magazine estimates that for the year ending May 2017, Combs earned $130 million, ranking him number one among entertainers.
In 2019 his estimated net worth was $740 million.
In 1998, Combs started a clothing line, ''Sean John
''. It was nominated for the Council of Fashion Designers of America
(CFDA) award for Menswear Designer of the Year in 2000,
and won in 2004.
California billionaire Ronald Burkle
invested $100 million into the company in 2003.
Also in 2003, the National Labor Committee
revealed that factories producing the clothing in Honduras were violating Honduran labor laws.
Among the accusations were that workers were subjected to body searches and involuntary pregnancy tests. Bathrooms were locked and access tightly controlled. Employees were forced to work overtime and were paid sweatshop wages.
of the National Labor Committee told ''The New York Times'' that "Sean Puff Daddy obviously has a lot of clout, he can literally do a lot overnight to help these workers."
Combs responded with an extensive investigation, telling reporters "I'm as pro-worker as they get".
On February 14, 2004, Kernaghan announced that improvements had been implemented at the factory, including adding air conditioning and water purification systems, firing the most abusive supervisors, and allowing the formation of a labor union.
In late 2006, the department store Macy's
removed Sean John jackets from their shelves when they discovered that the clothing was made using raccoon dog
fur. Combs had not known the jackets were made with dog fur, but as soon as he was alerted, he had production stopped.
In November 2008, Combs added a men's perfume called "I Am King" to the Sean John brand. The fragrance, dedicated to Barack Obama
, Muhammad Ali
, and Martin Luther King Jr.
, featured model Bar Refaeli
in its advertisements. In early 2016, Sean John introduced the brand's GIRLS collection.
Combs is the head of Combs Enterprises, an umbrella company for his portfolio of businesses.
In addition to his clothing line, Combs owned two restaurants called Justin's, named after his son. The original New York location closed in September 2007;
the Atlanta location closed in June 2012.
He is the designer of the Dallas Mavericks
In October 2007 Combs agreed to help develop the Cîroc
vodka brand for a 50 percent share of the profits. Combs acquired the Enyce
clothing line from Liz Claiborne
for $20 million on October 21, 2008.
Combs has a major equity stake in Revolt TV, a television network that also has a film production branch.
It began broadcasting in 2014.
In February 2015, Combs teamed up with actor Mark Wahlberg
and businessman Ronald Burkle
of Yucaipa Companies
to purchase a majority holding in Aquahydrate, a calorie-free beverage for athletes.
John Cochran, former president of Fiji Water
, is CEO of the company.
In 2019 Combs became a major investor in PlayVS, which provides an infrastructure for competitive gaming in US high schools. The company was also backed by Twitch
co-founder Kevin Lin.
Combs is the father of six children. His first biological child, Justin, was born in 1993 to designer Misa Hylton-Brim
. Justin attended UCLA
on a football scholarship.
Combs had an on-again, off-again relationship with Kimberly Porter (1971–2018), which lasted from 1994 to 2007.
He raised and adopted Quincy
Porter's son from a previous relationship with singer/producer Al B. Sure!
Together they had a son, Christian (born 1998), and twin daughters, D'Lila Star and Jessie James (born 2006).
Porter died of pneumonia on November 15, 2018.
Five months before the birth of his twins,
Combs' daughter Chance was born to Sarah Chapman. He took legal responsibility for Chance in October 2007.
Combs' sons Quincy and Justin both appeared on MTV's ''My Super Sweet 16
''. Combs threw Quincy a celebrity-studded party and gave him two cars as his 16th birthday present.
For Justin's 16th birthday, Combs presented him with a $360,000 Maybach
Combs owns a home in Alpine, New Jersey
, which he purchased for $7million.
Charity work and honors
Combs founded Daddy's House Social Programs, an organization to help inner city youth, in 1995. Programs include tutoring, life skills classes, and an annual summer camp. Along with Jay-Z, he pledged $1 million to help support victims of Hurricane Katrina
in 2005, and donated clothing from his Sean John line to victims. He has donated computers and books to New York schools.
In 1998, he received a Golden Plate Award from the American Academy of Achievement
. Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley
named October 13, 2006, as "Diddy Day" in honor of Combs' charity work. In 2008, Combs was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
the first male rapper to be so honored.
In 2014, Combs received an honorary doctorate
from Howard University
, where he gave the commencement speech
for its 146th commencement ceremony. In his speech, Combs acknowledged that his experiences as a Howard student positively influenced his life.
In 2016, Combs donated $1 million to Howard University to establish the Sean Combs Scholarship Fund to help students who are unable to pay their tuition.
Combs describes his wardrobe style as "swagger, timeless, diverse".
On September 2, 2007, Combs held his ninth annual "White Party", at which guests are limited to an all-white dress code. The White Party, which has also been held in St. Tropez
, was held in his home in East Hampton, New York
. Combs stated, "This party is up there with the top three that I've thrown. It's a party that has legendary status. It's hard to throw a party that lives up to its legend."
Combs was raised Roman Catholic, and was an altar server as a boy.
In 2008 he told ''The Daily Telegraph
'' that he does not adhere to any specific religious denomination. He said, "I just follow right from wrong, so I could pray in a synagogue or a mosque or a church. I believe that there is only one God."
On July 3, 2020, Combs invited his Twitter followers to view a 3-hour YouTube video posted by Louis Farrakhan
. In the video Farrakhan made multiple anti-Semitic comments and repeatedly used the phrase "Synagogue of Satan
". The video was removed from YouTube for violating its policy against hate speech.
In response to comedian Nick Cannon
being fired on July 14, 2020 from ViacomCBS
for espousing anti-Semitic views, Combs tweeted that Cannon should "come home to RevoltTv" saying "We got your back and love you and what you have done for the culture."
* ''No Way Out
* ''The Saga Continues...
* ''Press Play
Awards and nominations
NAACP Image Awards
| ''A Raisin in the Sun
| Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie,
Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
| Diddy – Dirty Money
| Outstanding Duo or Group
| rowspan="2" | 2002
|| "Bad Boy for Life
|| rowspan="2" | Video of the Year
| "Pass the Courvoisier, Part II
|| "Bump, Bump, Bump
" || Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Award
| rowspan="2" | 2007
|| "Last Night
" || Best Collaboration
| Diddy || Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
|| rowspan="3" | Diddy – Dirty Money || rowspan="4" | Best Group
|| Puff Daddy and the Family ||
BET Hip Hop Awards
| rowspan="2" | 2008 || "Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)..." || Track of the Year ||
| rowspan="2" | Sean Combs || rowspan="2" | Hustler of the Year ||
| 2009 ||
| rowspan="4" | 2010 || "All I Do Is Win (Remix)" || rowspan="2" | Reese's Perfect Combo Award ||
| rowspan="2" | "Hello Good Morning (Remix)" ||
| Best Club Banger ||
| rowspan="2" | Sean Combs || rowspan="2" | Hustler of the Year ||
| 2011 ||
| 2012 || rowspan="2" | "Same Damn Time (Remix)" || rowspan="2" | Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse ||
| rowspan="2" | 2013 ||
| rowspan="2" | Sean Combs || rowspan="2" | Hustler of the Year ||
| 2017 ||
MTV Europe Music Award
| rowspan="4" | 1997
|| rowspan="2" | "I'll Be Missing You" || MTV Select
| Best Song
| rowspan="8" | Sean Combs || Best New Act
| Best Hip-Hop
| rowspan="2" | 1998
|| Best Male
| rowspan="5" | Best Hip-Hop ||
|| Diddy – Dirty Money || Best World Stage Performance
MTV Movie & TV Awards
| 2018 || ''Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story'' || Best Music Documentary ||
MTV Video Music Award
| rowspan="2" | || rowspan="2" | "I'll Be Missing You
" || Best R&B Video ||
| Viewer's Choice ||
| rowspan="3" | || rowspan="2" | "It's All About the Benjamins
" (Rock Remix) || Video of the Year ||
| Viewer's Choice ||
| "Come with Me
" || Best Video from a Film ||
| || "Bad Boy for Life
" || Best Rap Video ||
| style="text-align:center;" rowspan="7" | 1998
| Puff Daddy
| Best New Artist
| ''No Way Out
| rowspan="2"|Best Rap Album
| ''Life After Death
'' (as producer)
" (as songwriter)
| Best Rhythm & Blues Song
| "I'll Be Missing You
" (featuring Faith Evans & 112)
| rowspan="7"|Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
| "Mo Money Mo Problems
" (with The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase)
| "Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
" (featuring Mase)
| style="text-align:center;"| 2000
| "Satisfy You
" (featuring R. Kelly)
| style="text-align:center;"| 2002
| "Bad Boy for Life
" (with Black Rob & Mark Curry)
| style="text-align:center;"| 2003
| "Pass the Courvoisier, Part II
" (with Busta Rhymes & Pharrell)
| style="text-align:center;"| 2004
| "Shake Ya Tailfeather
" (with Nelly & Murphy Lee)
| style="text-align:center;"| 2016
| "All Day
" (as songwriter)
| Best Rap Song
Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time
(albums executive produced by Sean Combs)
* ''Monster's Ball
* ''2005 MTV Video Music Awards
* ''Seamless'' (2005)
* ''Carlito's Way: Rise to Power
* ''A Raisin in the Sun
* ''CSI Miami
'': episode "Sink or Swim" (2009)
* ''Get Him to the Greek
* ''I'm Still Here
* ''It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
'' (TV series) (2012)
* ''Draft Day
* ''Muppets Most Wanted
* ''Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story'' (2017)
* ''The Defiant Ones
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