The Diplomats


The Diplomats (also known as Dipset) is an American hip hop collective formed in 1997 by childhood friends Cam'ron and Jim Jones in Harlem, New York. The group was originally composed of Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Freekey Zekey, all of whom grew up together in Harlem. In 1999, fellow Harlem-based rapper Juelz Santana joined the group.

In 2001, following Cam'ron's signing, the group secured a recording contract with Diplomat Records, Cam'ron's label. It subsequently began recording its debut album, Diplomatic Immunity, and released it on the aforementioned labels in March 2003. Following tensions and controversy between Cam'ron and Jay-Z, the group subsequently severed ties with Roc-A-Fella and signed with indie record label Koch Records. The group released its second album Diplomatic Immunity 2, in November 2004 on Koch. After a hiatus because of artistic differences, in 2010 the original members began recording music together again and announced a reunion album. In February 2011, it was announced that the group had signed with Interscope Records. However, in May 2013, Freekey Zekey revealed it no longer recorded for Interscope.

In late 2018, they released their first official album in 14 years, Diplomatic Ties, under Empire Distribution. In 2021, they participated in a Verzuz-related battle with The Lox.


June 6, 2022

Juelz Santana on Why The LOX Are a Better Group Than The Diplomats, Talks Addiction to Lean

During his recent sit down with 'Drink Champs,' Juelz Santana revealed why he thinks The LOX are a better group than Dipset in the wake of their epic 'Verzuz.'

April 4, 2022

LL Cool J Announces Rock the Bells Festival f/ Ice Cube, Rick Ross, The Diplomats, Lil' Kim, and More

LL Cool J has announced his new hip-hop festival Rock the Bells, which is set to feature performances from Ice Cube, Rick Ross, and The Diplomats among others.


Get a Big Bag

January 1, 2021

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Diplomatic Ties

November 22, 2018

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On God (feat. Belly)

November 19, 2018

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Sauce Boyz

November 7, 2018

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October 1, 2018

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Once Upon a Time

November 15, 2017

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Another Christmas Zoe

November 30, 2016

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Dipset Collabos

April 4, 2016

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Do Something - Single

February 18, 2015

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Have My Money - Single

January 14, 2015

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Diplomatic Immunity 2

November 23, 2004

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Diplomatic Immunity

March 25, 2003

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Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats - Diplomatic Immunity

January 1, 2003

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