Sean Combs is an American rapper and producer. He discovered The Notorious B.I.G. in the early 1990s and the pair became friends. Combs was in the car with The Notorious B.I.G. when he was shot in a drive-by shooting in March 1997. Combs recorded the song "I'll Be Missing You" in his memory and it went on to become one of the best selling singles of all time.
Relation to Aaliyah[edit | edit source]
Combs met Aaliyah when she was a teenager, sometime after her career stated. He and the Notorious B.I.G. were photographed with her. Combs attended Aaliyah's funeral on August 31, 2001. It was later claimed by her cousin Jomo Hankerson that he was one of the few producers who did not make issue of Aaliyah's alleged marriage with R. Kelly.