Diddy Turns Down 9 Figures, Gives Bad Boy Artists Publishing Rights Back

Diddy chose to do the right thing over money.  He turned down a fortune to make sure his former artists had control of their own music, TMZ has learned.

Sources with direct knowledge say the media mogul and Bad Boy label honcho is making an unprecedented move in the music industry right now — namely, handing over the publishing rights to several of his former BB acts.  Word of this started to percolate just a few days ago when Cam’ron took to social media to announce that Ma$e had finally sealed the deal with Puff and secured his catalog for himself.

Several others have recently signed deals with Diddy to do the exact same thing, including some huge names.  Sources say Diddy has been approached for Bad Boy’s entire portfolio and was offered a king’s ransom for it all … but he turned that down and chose to go down this route instead.

What are your thoughts on Diddy turning down the cash? 

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