Turn Up The Heat: Sean Combs Talks Education and Presidential Politics

Turn Up The Heat: Sean Combs Talks Education and Presidential Politics

Rapper turned Mogul, Sean “Diddy” Combs, gave his thoughts on revolutionizing not only the education system; but also the presidential election. In an interview Combs did with Al Sharpton, on the MSNBC network, he spoke on how the education system in communities, like Harlem and the Bronx, are behind; leaving thoughts on the future of not only his children, but the future of our kids. In response to this system, Combs has supplied his own education initiative.

“Instead of me talking about it, I went ahead and worked with the system to make it better”, says Combs.

Sean Combs also announced that he, along with Dr. Steven Perry, has opened Capital Prep Harlem Carter School located in Harlem, New York. It is a free public charter school that is for grades 6-12. According to the charter school, its initiative is to provide historically disadvantaged students from Harlem with the College readiness skills needed to become responsible and engaged citizens for social justice.  

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In response to politics, Combs has a message to the 2016 Presidential candidates, to appeal to the young people of America, more specifically; the issues that circulate within the black communities of America.

“In a way I feel shortchanged, not knocking the president because I know there is a lot of juggling going around,“ says Diddy.

Relating to Obama’s terms as President, Sean Combs felt, “more could have been done for the black communities and feels that now is the time to Turn Up The Heat”.

Combs also address Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton to talk about black issues.

“The black vote is going to decide the next POTUS”, says Combs.

According to the mogul, the new strategies for the black voters of America should be to hold your vote. Let the candidates earn your vote instead.

Diddy also discussed how his current album will be the last album of his rap career. He wants to celebrate this victory with his Bad Boy family.


Musician, performer and businessman Sean "Diddy" Combs is adding another title -- educator. Combs speaks to Rev. Al Sharpton about his new charter school in Harlem, and his thoughts on what the next president needs to focus on. " Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informed perspectives.


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