Diddy Once Woke Up With ’15 Roaches’ Which Is Why He Is Now Eating Mango At A Pool By The Ocean

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  • Diddy posted an Instagram video today encouraging his followers to “never settle” while he ate mango poolside.
  • The rapper says he was inspired to chase his dream after waking up one day with 15 cockroaches on his face.
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If you need some motivation after the long holiday weekend, Diddy is here to save the day.

The rapper, producer and business man posted an Instagram video today and it was a total flex. His backdrop is a beautiful pool with a stunning ocean view as he shares an inspirational message for his followers.


“You could do it,” Diddy says in the video. “You could be whoever you want. You could be eating mango too, with the ocean as your backdrop. I ain’t special. I just want it. I want it bad, you feel me? I won’t allow myself to not have mango. I hustle hard.”

Diddy’s message is no doubt inspirational and important in helping people overcome the adversities they face, but it is the caption that is making the video go viral. Also, are we not going to address the goggles?

From roaches to mango.

Diddy’s instagram caption reads:

“One day when I was growing up, I woke up and there was 15 roaches on my face. At that moment I said hell no, I refuse to live like this. Work hard, believe in your crazy dreams… AND NEVER SETTLE! #LOVE 🖤✨💫”

So… I guess that means we have 15 roaches to thank for Diddy’s career? Who knows, maybe if only 14 roaches were on Diddy’s face that morning he might be working a nine-to-five instead of eating mango with the ocean as his backdrop.

Of course, this specific number paved the way roach-based jokes on Twitter.


The bottom line is this— as you try to slumber through this week, keep the roaches as motivation. You don’t want to be waking up in a bug-infested bed. You want to be, and DESERVE TO BE, eating mango.