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By Emili Vesilind
Rapper and music producer Sean Diddy Combs is hip-hops original mega-mogul, having branched out into movie and TV producing, acting, restaurant ownership and most notably fashion, since hitting it big in music in the 1990s. Combs launched Sean John in 1998, and the line quickly morphed from a basic urban label into an international brand and mens department staple around the world. His success as a fashion tycoon paved the way for Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani and other musicians-turned-designers. Revenue for Sean John exceeds $100 million annually. Not too shabby for a side business.
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