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Artist of the Week: Diddy-Dirty Money

January 3, 2011 (4:37 am) GMT
With a cinematic back story, Diddy boards 'Last Train to Paris' with his Dirty Money crew and sets his feet down at No. 7 on Billboard Hot 200.

Determined to treat his fans with something different in his fifth studio album, shares an episode of his real-life experience in a story of a male who finds the woman of his dreams during a traveling show. He then forms a Hip-Hop group with Dawn Richard from and singer/songwriter Kalenna Harper, to help him tell the tale from female point of view.

The cinematic love story is brought to life through a collection of dark, atmospheric beats which are partially inspired by European dance music. The album is titled "". Diddy invites such hitmakers as , , , and aboard.

One of their irrepressible singles is -assisted track "Hello Good Morning" which was certified Gold and peaked at No. 8 on Billboard Rap Songs chart. Its remix featuring and earned this group a Perfect Combo Award nomination at 2010 BET Hip - Hop Awards.

Making its way out across the United States on December 14, 2010, the album itself debuted at No. 7 on Billboard Hot 200 with 101,000 copies sold in its opening week. The sale number exceeded the initial prediction which put it at around No. 15 with 60,000 - 70,000 copies.

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