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Diddy addresses breakup with Cassie in Gotta Move On as he releases his first song in seven years

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs addressed his breakup with longtime love Cassie in the lyrics of his first new song in seven years.

On Friday, the 52-year-old rapper released Gotta Move On featuring Bryson Tiller, which is about his 2018 split from the 35-year-old singer after almost a decade of dating.

‘You found a new man, so I gotta move on. Guess you got a new agenda, with someone you barely know. I won’t, say you’re wrong. Guess you had to move on,’ Diddy sang in one of the lyrics.

Moving on: Sean 'Diddy' Combs addressed his breakup with longtime love Cassie in the lyrics of his first new song in seven years.  Seen in 2015 with Madonna to the right

Moving on: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs addressed his breakup with longtime love Cassie in the lyrics of his first new song in seven years. Seen in 2015 with Madonna to the right

Getting closure: The three-time Grammy Award winner also explained that the song had helped him and Bryson move on from past relationships

Getting closure: The three-time Grammy Award winner also explained that the song had helped him and Bryson move on from past relationships

Cassie – born Cassandra Elizabeth Ventura – and Diddy met in 2007 when she became a spokesmodel for his Sean John clothing line.

The two began secretly dating after she signed with the music mogul’s label Bad Boy Records later that year.

Diddy and Cassie went on to date on-and-off until they parted ways in October 2018.

Back then: Cassie - born Cassandra Elizabeth Ventura - and Diddy met in 2007 when she became a spokesmodel for his Sean John clothing line.  Seen in 2017

Back then: Cassie – born Cassandra Elizabeth Ventura – and Diddy met in 2007 when she became a spokesmodel for his Sean John clothing line. Seen in 2017

By late 2018, the Official Girl songstress had moved on with personal trainer Alex Fine.

According to a report from TMZDiddy felt ‘betrayed’ as he suspected that Cassie had cheated on him with Alex, whom he had hired as a trainer for his girlfriend a year prior.

However, sources close to Cassie later told TMZ that Diddy’s ‘timeline is wrong’ and the pair ‘did NOT start dating until after she broke up with Diddy.’

Calling it quits: Diddy and Cassie went on to date on-and-off until they parted ways in October 2018. Seen in 2018

Calling it quits: Diddy and Cassie went on to date on-and-off until they parted ways in October 2018. Seen in 2018

And the Last Night hitmaker sent a congratulatory message to Cassie and Alex after they announced that they were expecting their first child together in June 2019.

‘Congratulations @Cassie and Alex. I wish you all nothing but love and happiness. God bless,’ he said.

The couple revealed that they were engaged in August 2019 and tied the knot the following month.

Shortly after their nuptials, Diddy shared a cryptic message on Instagram, posting, ‘Keep Going. I’ve got you. – The Universe.’

New love: By late 2018, the Official Girl songstress had moved on with personal trainer Alex Fine

New love: By late 2018, the Official Girl songstress had moved on with personal trainer Alex Fine

Family: Cassie and Alex tied the knot in 2019 and have two daughters together

Family: Cassie and Alex tied the knot in 2019 and have two daughters together

The I’ll Be Missing You singer captioned the message with a single black heart emoji.

Cassie gave birth to a daughter in December 2019. A year later, she and Alex announced that they were expecting their second child and welcomed another daughter in March 2021.

Meanwhile, Diddy recently confirmed that he is dating City Girls rapper Yung Miami, 28, after a year of speculation.

The record executive and Yung Miami – born Caresha Romeka Brownlee – discussed their relationship status during the first episode of her podcast Caresha Please, which is produced by Diddy’s Revolt platform.

‘I’m single. But I’m dating, I’m just taking my time with life,’ he said in response to a question about his relationship status.

They're dating!  Diddy recently confirmed that he is dating City Girls rapper Yung Miami, 28, after a year of speculation.  Pictured in 2021

They’re dating! Diddy recently confirmed that he is dating City Girls rapper Yung Miami, 28, after a year of speculation. Pictured in 2021

Confirmed: The record executive and Yung Miami - born Caresha Romeka Brownlee - discussed their relationship status during the first episode of her podcast Caresha Please, which is produced by Diddy's Revolt platform

Confirmed: The record executive and Yung Miami – born Caresha Romeka Brownlee – discussed their relationship status during the first episode of her podcast Caresha Please, which is produced by Diddy’s Revolt platform

After Young Miami pressed him further, he said, ‘We’re dating. We go have dates. We’re friends.’

Diddy added, ‘We go to exotic locations. We have great times.’

When asked what he liked about Yung Miami, he told her, ‘You’re like one of the realest people I’ve ever met and you’re authentically yourself. You’re a great mother and a great friend. We just have a good time.’

Yung Miami has a son, Jai Malik Wiggins, Jr., seven, and a daughter, Summer Miami Luellen, two.

Diddy shares three children with the late Kim Porter: Christian, 24, and 14-year-old twins Jessie James and D’Lila Star.

He’s also father to son Justin Combs, 28, with Misa Hylton, and daughter Chance Combs, 16, with Sarah Chapman.

Debut: Diddy initially debuted Gotta Move On in May when he hosted the 2022 Billboard Music Awards.  He kicked off the show by bringing Bryson out for a surprise performance of their upcoming single.

Debut: Diddy initially debuted Gotta Move On in May when he hosted the 2022 Billboard Music Awards. He kicked off the show by bringing Bryson out for a surprise performance of their upcoming single.

Diddy initially debuted Gotta Move On in May when he hosted the 2022 Billboard Music Awards.

He kicked off the show by bringing Bryson out for a surprise performance of their upcoming single.

The New York native also released a one-minute teaser clip for the song in which he and a female dancer are seen in black as they danced separately in front of a red screen.

On Thursday, Diddy expressed his excitement over the new track in a video that he posted to his Instagram page.

He said, ‘I’m finally dropping new music, it’s been a minute. ‘I’m dropping after seven years.

‘I’m in my bag. I’m in my R&B bop. I’m in my groove and I’m in my pocket. I’m droppin’ a smash tomorrow.

‘I’ve been waiting for this s*** for a long time, to get the frequency back, to get the bop back, that energy back.’

Excited: On Thursday, Diddy expressed his excitement over the new track in a video that he posted to his Instagram page

Excited: On Thursday, Diddy expressed his excitement over the new track in a video that he posted to his Instagram page

The three-time Grammy Award winner also explained that the song had helped him and Bryson move on from past relationships.

He said, ‘I made a song with Bryson Tiller. It helped him through his break up and it helped me through my last break up. It’s called Gotta Move On.

‘Sometimes you just gotta move on.’ That’s what the record is about. Keep it pushing. Keep it motherf*****’ pushin’.

Diddy’s full album will be released later this year through his R&B label Love Records.

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