When Diddy brought Red Cafe and the Shakedown movement to Bad Boy Records, it seemed as if he would finally bring his mixtape game to the mainstream. Last year, Diddy would sign French Montana to Bad Boy Records. Since then, French Montana has been the focal point of Bad Boy Records, as far as New York City is confirmed.
One person who played a role in French Montana joining Bad Boy Records was Red Cafe, who urged Diddy to sign more New York talent. Off the bat, Bad Boy Records scheduled the debut album from French Montana. Meanwhile, Red Cafe’s album continues to be awaited for the future.
Red Cafe has been with Bad Boy Records for nearly four years and he spoke on his relationship with Diddy. A bulk of Red Cafe’s collaborations have been with Fabolous and the two had a joint project in the works. After delivering a freestyle of Juicy J’s breakout anthem, “Bands a Make Her Dance,” Red Cafe discussed all of this with VIP Saturday.
Watch the entire interview below: