From Billboard: Diddy may be busy trying to get his oft-delayed Dirty Money project, “Last Train To Paris,” off the ground, but that hasn’t stopped the ambitious mogul from making other prominent career moves. A source close to the entrepreneur/rapper has confirmed to Billboard.com that Diddy is not only co-managing Lil Wayne protégé Nicki Minaj, but also Rick Ross.
Last week, just two days after dropping out of Rihanna’s “Last Girl On Earth Tour,” Nicki Minaj’s former manager, Debbie Antney — who also managed Gucci Mane and is mother to up-and-coming rapper Waka Flocka Flame — sent a statement confirming Minaj had fired her.
Read that letter here: Nicki Minaj Fires Manager Over Rihanna Tour?
According to Billboard’s source, Minaj subsequently attempted to seek management from Troy Carter, Lady Gaga’s manager. It is being claimed that Gaga pumped the breaks on that deal, threatening to find another manager if Carter took on Minaj, as well. When that happened, Carter stepped back and Diddy stepped in, asking one of his own managers, James Cruz, to co-manage Minaj with him instead. READ MORE HERE!
Interesting duo. Maybe they discussed it back in February, at this event: