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I'll Be Missing You

by

Puff Daddy



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This song is a tribute to Notorious B.I.G., a rapper and good friend of P. Diddy (known as Puff Daddy at the time) who was shot to death on March 9, 1997 at age 24. The incident happened in the early morning after an industry party in Los Angeles when B.I.G. was riding in the passenger seat of an SUV. A gunman opened fire from a vehicle that pulled alongside, firing four shots that hit the rapper. No arrest was made in the case.

Notorious B.I.G. was signed to Diddy's Bad Boy label, and after the shooting, another Bad Boy artist, the Lox, recorded a tribute song called "We'll Always Love Big Poppa." This prompted Diddy to record his own song for his fallen friend as a way of getting closure. "When I made the record, I was finally able to talk to him," Diddy said. "That's all it was, a conversation."
This samples "Every Breath You Take" by The Police, which was one of Diddy's favorite songs. He didn't sort out the legal issues until after the song was released. Sting, who wrote the Police song, was granted a writers credit, resulting in substantial royalties. Sting appreciated the sentiment in Diddy using "Every Breath You Take" to honor his fallen friend. The Police frontman even performed the song with Diddy and his crew at the MTV Video Music Awards, where he sang the chorus.
Faith Evans, wife of Notorious B.I.G., sings on this along with the R&B group 112. They all recorded for P. Diddy's Bad Boy record label.
This won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. No Way Out also won the Grammy for Best Rap Album. This didn't go over well with Wu-Tang Clan's Ol' Dirty Bastard, who came on stage during the ceremony while Shawn Colvin was accepting an award to complain. Said Bastard: "Puffy is good, but Wu-Tang is for the children."
Combs was sued and settled with Albert Brumley and Sons, a Gospel and Country music publishing company that owned the rights to a 1929 song called "I'll Fly Away," which contained the line "Some glad morning when this life is over," which Evans sings in the chorus.
It was later revealed that P. Diddy's lyrics were written by the rapper Sauce Money (Todd Gaither). Sauce had previously worked with Jay-Z on the song "Show and Prove."
This song sold over 3 million copies in America, the second-biggest seller of 1997 in that country. It was a distant second to another tribute song: Elton John's "Candle In The Wind '97," which was re-written in honor of Princess Diana and went on to sell over 11 million copies in America.

On July 1, 2007, Diddy performed "I'll Be Missing You" at the Concert for Diana held at Wembley Stadium in London. This performance was downloaded so many times that it returned the song to the UK chart, this time making #32.
The song topped the charts in numerous countries across the world, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, New Zealand UK and the US. It is the biggest selling rap single to date in the UK with over 1.4 million copies sold.
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Comments (109):

Wonderfull song. Here is my best cover for that song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gdSMPaJOf4
- Justinas, Vilnius, Lithuania
to Kayla from Winnipeg and brian from boston: you both apparently do not know that much about rap/hip-hop. rappers are artists. well some of them are anyways (like eminem). rap is just poetry. don't you understand? its not that hard. do NOT disrespect them. the majority of them have come from absolutely nothing. and look at them now. they are successful and are able to help their families. a lot of them are the first person to actually make something of themselves in their family. and a lot of teenagers use rap to help them cope with their emotions. i do. when i get mad or im upset, i listen to eminem and lil wayne and so much more. so before you diss rappers, think about the impact they have on so many people.
- Kyndall, Charlotte, NC
Whoever said that Nick, Paramus, NJ is just jealous because he can't sing or "write his own songs".. yeah well this clown Puff Daddy or whatever the hell his name is now can either! Taking a riff from a classic song that was already around for years before is not original! As for Brian, Boston, MA.. I totally agree with everything you said!!!! No artists these days are original, they are all lazy idiots who "sample" other GOOD artists songs! And then these moron teens are always "Oh my gosh that song is SO good!" or "This song has awesome lyrics!".. yeah it does because it uses the melody/lyrics from a song that was around in the 70's/80's when music was still music, that's why it sounds so good!
- Kayla, Winnipeg, MB
Yeah it takes a very talented musician to steal a song written by someone else.That's all wrap music is.Talking into a microphone about how great they are while a song written by someone else that was a hit years before is playing in the background.Can any of these so called artist play an instrument? Heres a wild idea try writing your own song.Oh I'm sorry I forgot you can't because you don't know how to play guitar or piano or know anything about melody or songwriting.I noticed someone called this song brilliant.It was brilliant when Sting wrote it.
- brian, boston, MA
this is a very touching song was played at my brother Luis's funeral who past away on december 21,1998 he may be gone but never forgotten R.i.P brother we love&miss you very much your forever in our hearts
- Allie, Houston, TX
We miss you Big.
It was all a dream
- Steven, San Antonio, TX
this song is so amazing. i love the polices "every breath you take" as well but "i'll be missing you was released when i was young so i grew up listening to this song
- chloe, cornwall, United Kingdom
biggie smalls 4eva!
- Jessica, St.Louis, MO
R.I.P. Biggie!
- Nikki, nowheres, ID
I'm on hold waiting to speak to someone and this is the song playing. Oh, God, what a terrible piece of crap! I'm glad that there are those who take comfort in the song. But this is just awful.
- David, Youngstown, OH
Once again Puff Diddy/Daddy/Doody has to borrow another musicians piece to lay his jibberjabber lyrics to. Rappers have no musical talent whatsoever. Every beat is not their own and all they can play is a synthesizer and yell profanity into the micropone. Its good to know though that rap will NO WAY, stand the test of time. Also good to know that all u wannabe gangbangers will be in prison, or dead by the time your 30!!
- Daniel, Nashville, TN
i love this song...i just listen to it and then i was like 'im gonna go on the net and see what they say about the song' so yea now i am doing just that! RIP rachel spagnoletti...she was a girl in my class this year...year 12 and she died while on holidays with her family in america. she had an anurisum or however you spell it. nearly our whole school attended the funeral and there was a total of 1500 people there. our school formed a guard of honnor and it was so nice. i started crying as soon as i saw her friends cry. it is so sad.
RIP rachel baby girl...we all miss you soooo much!
<3
- lauren, adelaide, Australia
i love this song i listen to and it reminds me of my beloved aunty Wynona rose. RIP nonie rose we love you and we will never forget you and how you died ur always in our hearts and every one misses you...
- brandi, isle, MN
puff daddy writes some good songs he should make more. if no one cares for what he thinks listen to the song "ill be missing you" you will listen to it over and over again. take that from a person who did. (me)its a good song trust me.
- brandi, isle, MN
i love this song he makes such good songs. he gots good song that he dedicates to his friend notrious big.
- brandi, isle, MN
Rap star the Notorious B.I.G. (Biggie Smalls) was tragically gunned down in March of 1997. His recording partner Puff Daddy (now known as Diddy) put together this moving memorial with Smalls' widow Faith Evans and the vocal group 112. It memorably samples the Police classic "Every Breath You Take" and became a favored memorial track of the late 1990's.
- Bertrand, Paris, France
god i hate this song it absolutly murders "every breath u take" it is cheesy and stupid. An insult to big.
- Catherine, Glasgow, England
This song was the last song that was played when the marine corp carried my cousins body out of the church for his burial. LCPL Lance M. Clark died on Sept. 7, 2007. This was his 2nd trip over to Iraq. Just as the song says "I'll be missing you Lance"
Kim,Cookeville,Tn
- kim, cookeville, TN
I love this song every time i hear it, it remindes me of Dusty Boyce he was a great cousin i miss him a lot 4-ever in our hearts we miss you Dusty R.I.P

-eli
- eli, tangier, VA
i love this song everytime i hear it it reminds me of ruddy he was so young and was working in a construction site and was on the 8th floor and feel through the holle were to elevator was sposed to be and arrived at the hospital dead R.I.P Ruddy 6/19/07 ily i still pray for u every day he had as his headline on myspace " love is giving someone the power to destroy you and trusting them not to" ily
- kristin, miami, FL
My friend "squirt" died in a car accedent in Februray 2007. She was so awsome. she was in basketball, track, drill team, and was a cheerleader. She was friend with everyone, and she was 5'1" like me. we started to be realy good friends during basketball, we had three basketball games left and on Sunday the day before a game. she did in a accedent. 2 of her sisters where in the car with her and another pickup with a couple in it hit the passenger side of the car and she died almost instently. the driver of the other pickup was killed also.
the game on monday was canceld and we had a game the next day. that was the hardes day of my life. befor every game we say the lords pray and we put her jersy in the middle and we all cried and could hardly say it. we got out and payed are hearts out for her. We won, and at the end of the varsity game the whole team gave us a huge in sted of a hand shake. She was a jouinor in high school. And i thank P diddy for singing this song and bigs wife. I MISS HER SO MUCH!! sqirt we love u and will never forget you!!
- Chelsea, Buffalo, SD
i never hreard like that song is't my fave right now i alwas try to sing it cool
- atmane, agadir, Morocco
I've done something at the follwing web adress it's basically a parody of this song. If you want to see it go here

http://www.amiright.com/parody/90s/pdiddy0.shtml


Haters of the song may get a kick out of it too (I like the song BTW)
- Mjn Seifer, Not listed for personal reason, England
This is Line again..
en helt normal dag
Et helt specielt liv
der forsvinder på et �jeblik
men jeg tror på at
når et lys slukkes
så t�ndes der et nyt.

that i danish ( taken from a danish song )
In english:

a normal day
a speciel life
is gone in one moment
but i belive that
when one candle is out
another one is on fire..
something like that :)
- Line, Slagelse, Denmark
Well I say it's artistic. Because it's efectivally tributing a song that they probably like (Although I will admit that Diddy goes a bit far - Say like Westlife and cover versions?)

But Sampling and (To an extent) Covering is artisic. But original work is better.
- Mjn Seifer, Not listed for personal reason, England
i love this song its one of my fave songs and i want it at my funarul XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
- danni, west midlands, UT
Not a patch on Every Breath You Take. Mjn Seifer - what's artistic about sampling?? Artists who sample are effectively stealing other peoples songs, so the likes of Puff Daddy, 2Pac and Eminem are, technically at least, no more talented than boybands/girl groups who release inferior cover versions. This version featured not only R&B group 112, but also another act called "The Lox" - just for the record...
- Dave, Cardiff, Wales
Nick Paramus;

There is nothing Lazy about sampling infact it's very artistic, and he wrote most of the song (Apart from the chorus obviously) And for all you know B.I.G could have been a fan of the origonal song - making it apropriate.
- Mjn Seifer, Not listed for personal reason, England
I love this song! I think it is beautiful. They played it at my sons fathers funeral. Jake Ward, Age 22, passed away on August 6, 2006. He was loved by so many and will be missed more than he could have ever imagined. He was a loving father to two beautiful children, Isaiah and Shaylee and was the soon to be father to Kadence. I loved him very much and he will always be in my heart and in my prayers. R.I.P Love you and miss you, Jake!!!!
-Jodie, AR
- Jodie, Conway, AR
I Love this song it was played at my sons fathers funeral. Jake Ward, age 22 passed away on August 6, 2006. He was loved by so many and will be missed more than he could have ever imagined. He was a loved and loving father to two beautiful children, Isaiah David Swick and Shaylee Elyzabeth Ward and the soon to be father of Kadence Alexis Ward. I loved him very much and he will always be in my heart!!! R.I.P Love you and miss you Jake!!!!
-Jodie Swick, AR.
- Jodie, Conway, AR
Nick Paramus, I am going to have to agree with Jessa, killeen, United States. You are just hatin' because you can't sing as good and can't write your own songs.

P. Diddy,
I love this song. Everytime I hear it I cry. My grandpa passed away on April 11, 2005 (my cousin's birthday). Not only was he my grandpa, but he was my best friend. I talked to him about anything and everything. He died in his truck on the way home from work. He pulled over at one of my friend's dairy (which I didn't know until later) and one of the works found him in his truck. Everyone tried everything to bring him back but nothing worked. And we buried him on my aunt's birthday (Apirl 18, 2005). It hasn't been the same since he's been gone. But I can't wait to see him again. Thanks for writing/singing a song that I can relate to. GOD BLESS YOU.
Courtney, Wendell, Idaho
- Courtney, Wendell, ID
It Is like he is singing my life. I will never forget my big brother and his friend/protector. He was always there for me through thickand thin. he would gladly have given his life for me or my sister. He was pure of heart and never complaned about anything. He will live on in my memory forever. I will never forgive that B#@!%rd that killed him. He was truly a anagel amoung us. Haku
- Lola, Strasburg, PA
I love the song... it totally pertains to my life. My cousin was shot about 7 minths ago; he was 13. He got shot by his supposed friend. The cops say its an accident but i don't belive that and i never will
- Emily, Milwaukee, WI
RIP lil Dre your my boy for real Ill never forget you. I love this song it reminds me of Andre my best friend who was shot 7 times walking home from my house. We will never forget you and TuNice says she loves you
- Alejandro, LOUISVILLe, KY
i think this is the best song eva!!!! Its very fitting !!! and i didn't know Notorious B.I.G was married to faith evans!!!And shut up Nick, Paramus, NJ, u idiot, i wud like to c u doin thins Diddy has done !!!!!
- Daniel, Staffordshire, England
I Love this song it was played at my best friends funneral after he drowned.

And I Still miss him very much
- Kalob, scottsville , KY
Hey whats up? Well I think this is such a cool ass song and its also sad and it reminds me of my loving grandpa Federico Villa that died about 4 years in May 6th on Saturday it was so sad everytime I heard that song I want to cry but I LOVE IT still
- Guadalupe, Odessa, TX
oops i realized i spelled his last name wrong Notorious B.I.G ( sry about the p.i.g) thinking about somone else)
- justin, victoria, Canada
i think this is a brillant song and its great to listen to becuse it makes me think of all the ppl that have not been remebered to be remebered for there great life accomplishments such as n.pig

"just to add i think this song has a littel odd music video"

peace love to all ma ppl justin,hall b.c canada
- justin, victoria, Canada
O yeah and the song i'm talking about is i'll be missing u. God bless you p. diddy
- Jasmine, Cleveland, OH
Every time i hear this it makes me cry. Diddy just wanted u to kno that u touch many peoples hearts with this song and even though you don't kno me.Even though you might think that i am just another crazed fan i'm not u just opened my heart and changed my ways. You have to believe me
- Jasmine, Cleveland, OH
Something about this song is a mystery to me. Before the music starts, on the album version, you can hear a choir singing what sounds like a haunting opera or funeral dirge. What is that mysterious song the choir sings? Who is the choir singing? And Was it an opera, or just a funeral dirge? Was it taken from an aria or other classical piece?
- Annabelle, Eugene, OR
hey this is a really good song we played it at a funeral i love this song
- tina, mammoth springs, AR
i love this song sooo much it makes me cry everyime i hear it its such a great song -theresa vonwrycza NY
- theresa, niagara falls, NY
i really love this song it is so true and patricia weblenia lawhon you will be in my heart forever you know this song tells it all thats all i can say everyone has someone they admire and alot of them are the same but one day we will be there to join them in heaven ilove you girl and p.diddy hope everyone relize this song is true so take one day at a time like it is your last...peace out and god bless
- Brandy, hoxie, AR
I hope everyonr realizes that Every Breath You Take is about a stalker
- Ben, NYC, MS
This song really means a lot to me. I lost a good friend on May 22 2003 when he jumped in a resivoir and broke his neck. He was 18, almost 19. I will never be over that. Then the day befor thanksgiving, this year(Nov.23, 2005) a really really good friend Shawn Christopher Samples, od'd. A little over a year and a half ago, shawn was accidently shot in the back and was paralyzed from the waist down. He'd been in a wheelchair since. Though he still couldnt walk, when he graduated last year, and with the help of a walker and his cousin, he walked across stage to recieve his diploma. When he died the day before thanksgiving, everyone was shocked, astonished, and upset. He loved everyone, and everyone loved him. But i know that now he is in Heaven, and he no longer is in pain like he was everyday on earth, and i know he is WALKING with our lord.
I love you shawn!!
- randi, irvine, KY
i love this song it was played at my mates funeral it makes me cry beacause the words are so beautiful and my friend was a beautiful person he didnt derserve to die it broke my heart wen i found out what had happened R.I.P james u will b in my heart love u foreva and always
- holly, little sutton, England
this song makes me cry everytime i hear because I lost 2 people very dear 2 me. 1: my bestfriend Deionte who was a Blood and got stabbed right in front of me. It's the hardest thing 2 watch your friend die and you can't do anything about it. 2: my friend Rodney who died of a stroke. I also cry because I miss Big. R.I.P Deionte Jones!!! YOU KNOW I LUV U MAN. TELL GOD TO OPEN THE GATES WHEN MY TIME COMES. I TOLD U B4 THAT ACCIDENT THAT WE WILL MEET AGAIN. I KEPT MY PROMISE AND CAN'T WAIT TILL I SEE U DAWG. I LUV MAN. R.I.P Rodney De La Paz. U TAUGHT ME EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT SINGING, PLAYING DRUMZ AND RAPPIN. I THANK U SOOO MUCH AND I LUV U MAN.
R.I.P BIGGY. We all miss u every day and P knows it.
- dakotah, Los Angeles, CA
He tried to memorailize his dead friend which is noble. But could Diddy please write his own material for the love of God!!!
- Nathan, Defiance, OH
I think this song is awsome and i think it helps every one and any one who has lost some one very close to them to deal w/ it. This song is important to me because my grandfather died 9 years ago when i was four and my brother was two. He died of lung cancer. He had a very long and painful death and my brother and i were there when he died. i was only four but i knew what was wrong. And my little brother had no idea why pappy wasnt there anymore. my brother hardly even knew my grandfather (pappy) because he was only two. I wish i had more time w/ him because he was only two. i didnt have much time w/ him either, but i still remember him. And i know hes always in my heart. Pappy we love u and we'll always be missing you!!! RIP George Daise~ May 1st 1949 - Februrary 1st 1996 <333333
~Amanda, Bloomsburg, PA
- Amanda, Bloomsburg, PA
i love this song for many different reasons!! the main one seems rle silly compared o ova comments on here, but it was played as the last song at my school prom, and all my rle close mates were all dancing together n we all jus stopped looked at each other and burst out crying because we were all leavin to different things!!! love ya guys xxxxxxxx
- natali, Bristol, AK
The boys name who died was Roger but his nickname was Dodger. So now most people call this song The Dodger Song.
- Ashley, Houlton, ME
This song is really close to everyone here. a teenage boy died from drugs and this song was played at his funeral.also it reminds me of someone in my family that died a year ago from heart surgery. well, thanks for listening.
-Ashley, Houlton, 14
- Ashley, Houlton, ME
it is weird how a song was originally about an obsessive stalker turn into remembering his dead friend
- brad, mansfield, TX
This is a great song dat P-diddy has. One of mah friends dat i was once realli closed widd has passed awai over a lido 2 months ago0o. This song was played at his wake. He wanted dis song 2 be played. Its a very touching song and the meanin is truly something. For everyone dat has lost someone juss know that person will alwaiz b close 2 you. If dat person is here or not. R.I.P Pedro Eduardo Garcia....June 3,1990 - June 6,2005..I Love You
- Tiffany, Brockton, MA
Uncle Mike we will be missig you forever.09-26-1981 to 07-03-05 LOVE YOU FOREVER AND ALWAYS
LOVE YOUR BABYGIRL SHELLY ,TYLER AND DYLAN
- tabatha, interlachen, FL
this is rachel from warren who lost Vicki Kennedy if you want to email me about a loved one you've lost to trade songs....email me at jayandrachel05@sbcglobal.net and thanks for reading about my loss...
- Rachel, Warren, OH
I took the time to read thru the comments already posted on here, and i am glad to not be alone, and sad of the miserable things in this world. This song is very dear to alot of us, and i am glad p.diddy wrote it, but its sad someone had to die to get it. My cousin Vicki who was more a sister than anything died September 29th 2005. Her boyfriend of a year and a half choked her to death and left her in an abandoned house. We played this song at her funeral. It held special meaning to her before she died, because she had lost love ones...and now it lives on in all of us. She was a great person and so full of live cut short she was only just 18. People like the Avery pritchett should be punished horribly for the things they do. But this song says it all. We will always be missing the ones we hold so dear and we will always love each and every one of them. Just thank god they are being taken care of by each other and they watch over us, so dont be sad please be glad...their not in this hell we live in everyday and they are just warming us a spot for when we come home. But thanks again to P.diddy for such an inspirational song..it keeps me strong and sain. I love you VICKI D. KENNEDY Rest In PEACE girl. and PEACE OUT:)
- Rachel, Warren, OH
when i listen to this song it reminds me of my uncle tim he died on july 31 2005 in a car crash at the age of 24 ( R.I.P tim ).!!!!! we miss you and love you very much!!
- Aliyah, killeen, TX
i lost my baby brother on july 3 2005 i loved the song before then as he did but now it holds a very special meaning to me i miss michael so much he was my best friend i have three children 12,9,and 6 each one can sing the whole song they miss him to he was only 23 and he took his on life i costantly ask why this song has kept me going i just want him to know how much he is truly loved and missed I LOVE YOU MICHAEL AND WILL ALWAYS BE MISSING YOU
- tabatha, interlachen, FL
Everytime I listen to this song I think of the 2 kids that died in 2003 and 2004. I love these 2 kids very much. They were both seniors when they died. They both died in a tragic car accident.
This song makes me think of them each time i hear it.
YOU WILL BE MISSED BY MANY! I LOVE YOU ADAM P. N JOE T.! RIP...I'll Be Missing You Til The Day I Die!
#18 n T$..Lives On Forever
- Alli, balto, MD
I really like this song. It reminds me of a kid who died in a car accident a few months back!Everybody in school loved and still loves him! We miss you Blake! RIP!!!!
- cari, hillsboro, MO
i luv this song an i will always tresure it because my sister's boyfriend was killed in an accident at work an we was not allowed to see him because his face ingerinse was that bad an this song was played at his funeral an ever since i have not brought myself to listen to it coz al i do is cry like now i am because it is nearly a year since he died an i miss him so much an i wud do anything just to get him bk i wish he was hear rite now i will never forget that moment whem the paramedic told us that he was dead an i will never forget him an he will always have a place in my heart forever an he missed his 21st birthday.R.I.P josh luv u to bits luv lauren
- Lauren, widnes, England
every time i listen to that song it reminds me of my bestest buddi gibby hu got hit by a car down the road from wer i live theres not a day that goes by wen i dont think about him!!!!
GIBBY WE REALI DU LUV YAZ
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luv becki n lidz n all ya crewige from higher walton!!
- lidz, preston, England
Every time i listen to this song it makes me think about my uncle who has been violently murdered a few weeks ago just like diddy's friend.
and i share the pain of who ever has lost some1 that they realy loved
- vanessa, burnaby, Canada
I love this song it reminds me of my friend Nick Jennings he died on 11.20.04 in a car accident out side my house. H/B will never be the same Life's Short Ride Hard. We Love You!
Not Dead Until Forgotten
save a spot up there for me until we meet again
6.18.88-11.20.04 Only 16

<3 forever and always Amanda
- Amanda, hollis, NH
I love this song so much. I was in my older brother's car the first time i heard and and i immeadiatly asked him what it was called. He told me and I looked it up everywhere on napster but they didnt have it.. i was soo dissapointed so i asked my friend to make me a CD with it on it.. and she is. It reminds me of a friend of my brother. His name was Chris and he was shot. He was just at the wrong place at the wrong time we assume, and he was actaually shot. He was going stable for a while in the hostpital and we were all very happy, a few of his friends were going to go see him in a few days when he was feeling a little better.. and then we found out he died. My brother and mom went to the funeral because my mom felt it would be too emotional for me. He was so young and just graduated high school. He always used to come over and eat with us too. I liked him as an older brother. I miss him VERY much.. R.I.P Chris Miller... Everybody from Valley will miss you very much and we love you!!
- Lexi, New Kensington, PA
I love this song so much It reminds me of my uncle (Wes) He died in a car wreck By a truck driver who was doing many drugs at the time...This songs touches me everytime I hear It...Everytime i hear it I think of him and all the good times we had together, And That something No one or Nothing can take from me... Uncle Wes I love you so much...I will see you in the future...Love you!!!
- Cecily, Many, LA
hello I`m one girle from sweden I really love this songe I´ll be missing you Its so butiful one off my frien died.. about a mount agou she taked soueside,she was so young and she had this song on her minesgudstjänst in the churts.. her name was josefina maria nilsson and we misses her so mutsh...R,I,P josefina maria nilsson ("v")
"v"
- sandra, Eskilstuna, Sweden
I love this song so much. Thanks to everyone that helped on making this song a big hit. I always hear this song every day. It reminds me of my very best friend(Biggest crush), Randy Gene Kessler Jr. who died on May 3, 04. He decided to take away his life and leave everyone feeling hurt. Man...he's was the best ever. He was the school clown. Full of happiness and love. But now we know that he wasnt't he hid it from everyone. I loved him so much but he didn't know and the day before he killed himself I was going to tell him but I didn't. I have a really big pain inside me now and I can't go on. I love you Randy with all of my heart. You touched everyone. You were remembered at the Graduation, as if you were there. It was beautiful what they did in memory of you. I know you were just not at a human, but now as an angel. You are A=always here in my heart and mind. Rest In Peace Randy 12-03-86 05-03-05. You left us homies now we feel sad and lonely...you never left, you are right next to me only that I can't see you. Love you so much!!! Rest In Peace Baby! Email me please; EviLDivA09@aol.com
- Alma, Malin, OR
I love this song so much. Thanks to everyone that helped on making this song a big hit. I always hear this song every day. It reminds me of my very best friend(Biggest crush, Randy Gene Kessler Jr. who died on may 3, 04. He decided to take away his llife and leave everyone feeling hurt. Man...he's was the best ever. He was the school clown. Full of happiness and love. But now we know that he wasnt't he hid it from everyone. I loved him so much but he didn't and the day before he killed himself I was going to tell him but I didn't. I have a really big pain inside me now and I can't go on. I love you Randy with all of my heart. You touched everyone. You were remembered at the Graduation, as if you were there. You were there just not at a human now as an angel. Always here in my heat and mind. Rest In Peace Randy 12-03-86 - 05-03-05. You left us homies now we feel sad and lonely...you never left, you are right next to me only that I can't see you. Love you so much!!! Email me please; EviLDivA09@aol.com
- Alma, Malin, OR
I really love this song. It has been one of my favorite songs for a very long time. This song reminds me of a very very close friend of mine who was killed in a car accident. He was always full of life and always had a smile on his face. This year will be 5 years he has been gone but everytime I hear this song it's like he's right here with me and it brings tears to my eyes knowing that he's not comming back.
- Brandi, Claxton, GA
I love this song. It reminds me of my dog who just died. She was the best dog ever! I LUV U COMET!!!!! thank u P.Diddy 4 writing this. Even though this has made me cry ever since i heard it because it reminds me of my Grandma 192?- Dec 17, 1999,my grandpa 192?-1998, my other grandpa 193?- 1994 and my cousin Megan who died 1984- 1995.(she was only 11) i luv it. it rminds me of how i will see them again. I MISS U COMET! I can't beleive ur gone! Just yesterday i was playing with u and today ur gone! I WILL MISS U! R.I.P. 1989- June 6, 2005.
- Cathy, Shamong, NJ
Love the song...every time i listen to it (which is like 50 times a day) it makes me cry for some reason...i wanna say R.I.P my frend Dalton (3-18-05) and R.I.P. biggie and pac...we love you guys. People like Faith Evans and Diddy have to get together and make songs like this one more often...they're often...and faith's vocals are tremendous!!
- Chelsea, Sobieski, WI
This song is just great! Everytime i listen to it it reminds me of someting that happend to me.
My best friend,Luc Collette passed away on 28/05/05. he had a motorbike accident.He was like brother to me and i will always remeber him.
Luc you will alwys be in my heart.
- Yasmin, Mombasa, Africa
i love this song.. everytime i here this song i always remember my grandpa who past away april 22th 01.. i kno it was a long time ago.. but i really miss him.. and i will always keep my cousin Sheriann in my heart.. she died in a car crash.. =[ ... this song is great and whoever doesnt think so is dumb*
- Lisa, Lindenhurst, NY
yeah...well my story is all about my best friend James E. Lowry that passed away on nov.23..03...and also a close friend, high school football super star Aamon C.Craine drowned in Lake Lanier on may 21. 04 ..well when this song is played im always thinking of them...I just take time of what every I'm doing and just listen to each word in each stanza of "I'll Be Missing You"...by p.diddy...this really touches my heart and I really "can't wait till that day, when I can see your face again"...will come...RIP my brothers...
- nathan, ATLANTA, GA
i used to have a dog his name was Spikey ill always remember him when ill go hiking.He used to love running besisdes me when i went out biking.Every day i get closer to seing him again so i can hold him in my hans till i cant fell him.I love you spikey
- Angel vega, whittier cal, LA
ill always keep my dog and my two cousins in my heart and every day i get closer to seeing them again
- Angel vega, whittier cal, LA
They may not sound alright but i use to have a do named Spikey that ill always keep in my heart also two of my cousins died one named Ramon Lara died racing on the streets when he just crashed.And Mondo took his life away by killing himself with a gun
- Angel vega, whittier cal, LA
This song always reminds me of my best friend, Michelle K. Fergus, who was killed by a stone being thrown over an overpass. She died on the way to the hospital as her fiance drove her there. She will always be missed in my heart and in my life.
I love you Misha! May you always rest in peace.
R.I.P. Michelle K. Fergus 4-23-69 to 7-1-03
- Heidi/Dizzy, Omaha , NE
this song really gets to me im writing this today 03*27*05 and yesterday easter sunday my best friend MARCOS PADUA past away 03*26*05...he touched many people's lives and was an impact on so many!! We all love Marcos more than anything in the world, he was 18 when he past, he did so much for the community and so much for others in his life, its a tradegy that he's left but this doesnt mean we'll forget him...HES ALWAYS IN MY HEART

RIP MARCOS PADUA
i love you and i'll miss you, dont have too much fun up there save some for us!!
- Sarah, Houston, TX
Hip Hop artists are neither artists or musicians. The whole genre requires no more talent than your average high school cheerleader. Wait cheerleaders actually have physical agility. Hip Hop is more akin to a rowdy crowd of football fans. But you get the point. These frauds couldn't come up with a melody if they tried. Even to pay tribute to a dead friend. Soon there will be no great musicians or musicians at all. In the future instead of sending your kids to piano or guitar lessons, you will be seniding them to turntable and beat box class. Long Live Rock! Be it dead or alive.
- Kevin, Holland, PA
I luv u Josh!! this song reminds me of Joshua Sechrist who died in a horrifying car accident on 1-09-04! i luv u Josh R.I.P. Caleb and Jacob{Josh's brothers} it is gonna b ok u guiz, we have made it this far and we r gonna stay strong! i luv u Josh! plez keep n eye on us down hur CUZ i no u r up thur playin hockey rite now! in memory of Joshua Seth Secrist
- lauren, Hampton, VA
i really love this song it doesnt matter if he took it off someone atleast he sung a song 4 nutorious b.i.g or biggie. i think that is sooo cool even if he copied it.It shows how good friends they were. if it wernt 4 faith then b4 him and tupac died they wouldve been friends coz she had an affair wiv 2 pac it wernt just HIM..............
- becky, cardiff, Wales
this is for my mum she died in 2004 and i miss her loads i thought it would be hard and i still cry every time i hear this i love you mum at least u r n a safer place where cancer cant hurt u LOVE u mum r.i.p
- Holly, stockton, Other
I Love this song....but every time i hear it i cry..becuz it reminds me of my friend who died in a car accident.....
In Loving Memory of
~Michael Childress~
Aug.23.1387-Dec.22,2004
- Lindsey, Knoxville, TN
sorry, i thought u said that he died in a car accident!!
- Madina, Arlington, VA
My friends died in a car accident and every time I hear that song I cry and the only thing is to think of them one more and one day I will see you guys again.
RIP
vanessa and andrew and Mando I love You

Love savannah sumaya
- savannah, Hollister, CA
I love this song because every time I hear it, it reminds me of my friends ROXANA VEGA, ADRIANA HARABAGIU and ANDREI ISOPENCO. They died in a car accident on nov,26 2004. They were all just 18 years young. Although I get very sad when I hear the song, I can't stop listen to it.I miss them very much. to everyone who feels the same: you're not alone!
-Silvi, Romania
- Silvi, Deggendorf, Germany
I like this song because it reminds me of my sister Jolene Hawk she died on June 30th, 2004, also my boy friend John Isaac Jr. he died on July 23, 2004. When i hear this song it makes me want to cry, but i just hold it in, but i really reminds me of them.
- michelle, tuluksak, AK
I like this song because it makes me think about my cousin (R.I.P) ALMA MURIEL MUNOZ. She died on February 16, 2004 and i really miss her. This song is so great i listen to it every day i go to school and when i come home from soccer practice. I think P.Diddy and Faith Evans and 112 did a good job on this song. I hope they do another great song like this one, I want to tell everyone who has lost somebody that I'm really sorry. (Hope to see you soon Alma Muriel Munoz)
- Crystal Mendez, Porterville, CA
Puff Diddy is a lazy, talentless hack. Formula for a Puff Piddy song. Take an 80's standard, add some mediocre 'rappin' to it, change the title. There you go. Nick from Paramus is right on the money. This is P-U...diddy!
- Mr. Fugu, springfield, United States
This song is absolutely amazing. Two years ago, our community lost seven people to suicide and car accidents. I lost someone i have known since i was 6, i am 17 now. this song makes us think or our loved ones who have gone before us, and of the time when we will go to join them. the lyrics p.diddy used were perfect to express what people feel when they lose someone and the hope of finding them again in the after-life. It is a beautiful song. P.S. I think Nick, Paramus, NJ has never lost anyone, and doesn't know what it is like to feel the pain, and then to find a song of comfort. i am sure that the people who wrote the songs p. diddy took their lyrics from would be happy to know how many people the song has helped over the years.
- lindsey, cc, WI
my uncle died last year and every time i hear this song it makes me think of him. he did so much for our family and community and i feel he is always there in a disguised form. i dont really listen to rap, but the first time i heard this song a while ago, i was touched by the lyrics, and i was truly moved. P. Diddy and the rest of the singers in this song have really made an impact and should continure making songs like this....
- emma, longmeadow, MA
This or any other hip-hop song, is not about stealing someone else's music. It is about hearing something you like and changing it a little to make it your own. Kinda like when Jimi Hendrix played the "Star Spangled Banner", or Metallica remaking "Turn the page". Listen to the music , and stop spending time hating other people for trying to express them selves, especially when they lost a friend. Andy, Columbus Oh.
- ANDY, COLUMBUS, OH
this is like the only p.diddy song iluv b-cuz it came out when i lost my brother.(*benjamin r.i.p*) and my other brother sang this or should i say rap this at some youth concert in my hometown.it was kool..so when i hear of this i think of ben.i also think p.diddy isn't original he takes sh*t from other bands and stuff.didn't he do something with kashmir for the gozilla soundtrack??
- melanie, gatineau, Canada
P diddy is not my favourit but god bless him of this song...everytime i listen to it it reminds me of my gurl zoe(rip) This world needs more talent like faith evans and p diddy rip b.i.g and 2pac
- venom, london, England
for those of you that saw rush hour 2, this song was played on lee's radio after he thought carter was killed in the explosion in lees office
- Billy Ross, Hagerstown, MD
My uncle died 6 years ago and this was played at his funeral. A very emotional song.
- Joe, Los Angeles, CA
In Rolling Stone, Sting said that the money he got from the settlement put his kids through college, which is kinda weird, because you'd think he would have enough money to do that already.
- Nick, Philadelphia, PA
i agre with nick paramus this is why west side of the rap world is more hard core r.i.p. tupac amaru shakur west siiiiidddddeeeeee
- anna, nyc, NY
thank you for this. my daughter was murdered on Dec. 6, 2003. she is loved and missed by every soul that she touched. when this interpretation runs through my mind i think of her and the love and friendship that still lives in our hearts.
thank you. i think you are blessed by the higher power.
- philly, og, NJ
This song makes me cry sometime beacause it reminds me of my x-boyfriend thats gone and my brother.This song really touches me alot.LOVE U P. DIDDY
- Jessika, Los Alamos, NM
i think this song is brilliant and it's my fav song. p diddy and faith evans are the best.
- kelc, devon, England
I think that this song is a great song because for me i know what p diddy was or is still going threw because i lost a best friend and a cousin all in the same month. So i can really relate to this song. I know that it was oringinally from Police but i think that P. diddy gives it a good beat. I also think that Faith Evans has a good voice.
- Leah, Lakewood, WI
A very touching song.

Also 'features' 112 (whoever he/she/they is/are)
- Andy, Halifax, England
I really think he could have written something original for his deceased friend. I don't know why he had to be lazy and take something from another band. Why does this guy always have to use other people's songs to make his own? I mean once is alright but that's all this guy does.
- Nick, Paramus, NJ
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