Music: Puff Daddy: In the Eye of a Storm

Puff Daddy was a bad boy. Now he has to face the consequences

As a celebrated rapper, producer, philanthropist and party-giver-and-goer extraordinaire, Sean ("Puffy") Combs is used to being the center of attention. But the eyes of the music world will be on him for another reason this week: on Thursday the multimillionaire hip-hop mogul is scheduled to appear in a New York State criminal courtroom to face felony charges for assault. In April he and two bodyguards invaded the office of Interscope Records president of black music Steve Stoute and allegedly administered a street-style beat-down. Combs blamed Stoute for allowing MTV to air a music video with a scene of Puffy nailed to...

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