Kesha Says New 'F*ck P. Diddy' Lyric in "Tik Tok" Is a Permanent Change

The singer said she wants fans to belt out the line referencing the Bad Boy Records founder "louder than ever" at her shows.

Celebrity in a black sequined outfit and chunky necklace at a 'Ted Lasso' event
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Celebrity in a black sequined outfit and chunky necklace at a 'Ted Lasso' event

Kesha popped out as a special guest during Reneé Rapp’s Coachella performance last month.

To fans’ delight, Kesha performed her hit song, “Tik Tok,” and she once again changed the lyrics from “feeling like P. Diddy” to “Fuck P. Diddy.”

Renee Rapp brings out Kesha to sing TikTok: “wake up in the morning screaming Fuck P. Diddy.” #Coachella pic.twitter.com/HNbs81rd7Z

— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) April 15, 2024
Twitter: @JarettSays

TMZ caught up with the singer to find out if the new lyric is a permanent change to the song.

“Yes, it will be,” she said. “So the fans should learn it for my upcoming shows,” adding, “I wanna hear it louder than ever. I stand by that.”

Kesha’s Diddy lyric change in ‘TiK ToK’ is permanent:

“I stand by that… I’m not the kind of person that just shuts the f*** up… The industry can s*** my d****”

via @TMZ: https://t.co/9Kx0aCyWTL pic.twitter.com/Fq8Cj0jc6w

— Kesha Discord (@KeshaDiscord) May 10, 2024
Twitter: @KeshaDiscord

She was also asked if she’d heard from Diddy’s camp about her updated line.

“No, I mean, I’m not the kind of person that just shuts the fuck up,” she explained. “I know what I stand for, I know my integrity is rock solid so I speak the truth. And the industry can kind of like suck my dick.”

Back in November, following Cassie's bombshell lawsuit against Diddy, Kesha first changed the song's lyrics to, "Wake up in the morning feeling just like me."

Diddy found himself at the center of controversy following Cassie's suit, which accused him of rape and abuse. They quickly settled for an undisclosed amount, but Diddy's ex opened the floodgates for several other lawsuits from multiple women who alleged that he assaulted, abused, or trafficked them. Rodney “Lil Rod’ Jones—who worked on Diddy’s latest album, The Love Album: Off the Grid—also made similar accusations.

Diddy’s legal issues didn’t stop there. In March, both his Los Angeles and Miami homes were raided by the FBI, which had opened a sex trafficking investigation into the hip-hop mogul.

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