The music competition show Making The Band, which aired in the 2000s, had become a pop culture phenomenon. O-Town, the music competition show directed by Bad Boy Records boss Diddy, also revealed artists Da Band, Danity Kane, Day26, and Donnie Klang.
The show was re-trending some old clips online earlier this week. It has become a Twitter topic. On Wednesday, March 2, Da Band rapper Freddy P shocked everyone by admitting that he struggled with suicidal thoughts while recounting his time on the show.
“This year alone I’ve contemplated suicide three or four times,” he says in the video. “I done pictured my brother walking in and finding me dead. I cried a few times thinking about leaving my son because I just get tired of life. But no matter what you gotta do you just gotta keep at it … there’s n-ggas that wanna see you fall.”
Freddy P later explained how Diddy hurt his mental health. “Like this n-gga Puffy is the main muthafuckin’ reason why I hate fucking life, dawg. People don’t even understand. Like, I don’t even give a fuck. I’ve never been to a point where I thought of suicide my whole life, never. I mean, I’m a gangsta.”
He added, “I don’t even know how I started thinking like that. I done had it all and I fell to the bottom. How do you come back from that when you battling a giant? It ain’t got nothing to do with your skill no more ’cause your skill is 90 percent better than any n-gga that’s out there right now and the world knows it. But it ain’t your skills … the world is built on relationships.
Freddy P Talks About Diddy ‘s Legacy
Freddy P later included DJ Khaled and Rick Ross. He claimed that Diddy’s relationship with them was based on him. Freddy started crying as he thought about everything he’s been through since the show and said “legacy is fucked” about Diddy’s legacy. said.
“LOVE takes off the masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.”
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— LOVE (@Diddy) August 3, 2021