Video Review: Puff Daddy, Faith Evans & 112 “I’ll Be Missing You”

Puff Daddy rides a motorcycle and skids off the road. He falls on the ground, twitching his legs. He walks in the field.

Against a black background, he stands in a room filled with lit candles. Standing by the road, he watches himself ride the motorcycle and fall on the ground. He walks down the hallway of a building and opens the gate.

Faith Evans walks on a skywalk. Puff Daddy dances on the skywalk.

Puff Daddy walks with several children on the hill. Evans stands with the group of children on the field.

Q, Daron, Slim and Mike sing by the lit candles against the black background.

Puff Daddy dances in a burning city. Rain pours on him as he spins. A photo of the Notorious B.I.G. is shown.

Rating: 2/5

There was no one on the road. Puff Daddy had waited for someone to help. But he had given up. As he watches the moment over and over, he thinks of how it was last minute decision to take a ride. There were things he had to do at home. He should be at home with his kids. He thinks of his kids and wishes he could see them. However, he could only stay on the road.

His friends, Faith Evans, Mike, Slim, Q and Daron share stories about him at his memorial. Evans says he was like family to her. Q says he wishes he had more time to get to know him. Evans says it was a great career cut short. Slim says they have to do something. His death can’t be in vain.

A child walks to him and asks his name. Puff Daddy introduces himself. She says she’s 8 years old. She was sick a long time ago but she’s finally well. He thinks of her parents somewhere, thinking of her. He asks her how long she’s been there. She says she forgot but says he’ll like it here. People are really nice and says she met a couple of celebrities. He asks her if she has a place to say. She nods and says they can stay with her grandmother.

Director: Hype Williams Year: 1997

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Pam Avoledo spends her time binge-watching classic teen dramas and stands firm in her pro-Leyton stance. She also received her journalism degree in 2006 from Oakland University. Her work has been published in the White Wall Review, Sledgehammer Lit ,Greatest City Collective & 45 Magazine . Fevers of the Mind, and forthcoming in Daily Drunk Mag\'s Kirstofia anthology.

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