Almost a week ago, hip-hop lost an iconic figure in Black Rob. The former Bad Boy Records artist was said to have passed from kidney failure as he dealt with a myriad of other health issues over the last five years as well. Rob was known most for his 2000 smash hit single, “Whoa!”
Diddy was criticized for supposedly not offering to pay for Rob’s medical expenses in order to save his life. According to a report by Page Six earlier this week though, Diddy reportedly did but at that point, Rob was about to pass away. At this point, the Bad Boy CEO has offered to pay for Rob’s funeral.
Rob’s manager, Kal Dawson, isn’t feeling anything that Diddy has to say now, though. In a new interview with Murder Master Music Show, Dawson believes that Diddy stepped in for help too late. Dawson also doesn’t care for Diddy offering to pay for the funeral either.
“Through somebody else that was affiliated with Rob, Diddy reached out and was gonna do something for Rob, this is when the video first went up of him in the hospital. People were dragging their feet and nothing got done. So now you gonna pay for his funeral, he dead and gone now! Everybody wanna do something for you when you dead and gone!”
Dawson also confirmed that Diddy did offer financial help but continued to explain how Diddy come in too late. He also feels that Diddy should’ve helped Rob since the two were friends and they were successful together.
“Rob shouldn’t have been in the position that he was in. I’m not saying that someone is obligated to do something for him because he’s not but if this was your friend and this guy got you rich and you had good times together, help him out… What’s the problem to help him out a little bit?“
Rob released three studio albums in total in his career. His debut album, “Life Story,” in 2000, saw the most success. It debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart and went platinum in the US.
Check out Kal Dawson speaking on Diddy and Black Rob below.
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