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''I'll Be Missing You''

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I'll Be Missing You

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Sean P. Diddy Combs, Faith Evans
Producers:
Bad Boy
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it a D

On this maudlin ”tribute” to the Notorious B.I.G., the late rapper’s former mentor (Puff Daddy) and wife (Faith Evans) team up to say their farewells to the big man on a song that ”samples” (regurgitates is more like it) the Police’s ”Every Breath You Take.” With lyrics like ”Know you’re in heaven, smiling down/Watching us as we pray for you,” ”I’ll Be Missing You” gives the lie to those who claim hip-hoppers are above self-serving sentimentality. D

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