Hip hop star Sean "Diddy" Combs has broken his silence three days after the death of his former partner Kim Porter, with whom he had three children.
Ms Porter, 47, was Mr Combs's partner for 13 years.
Emergency services were called to her home around noon last Thursday, according to TMZ, and her cause of death is still under investigation.
According to reports, she had recently been unwell and was prescribed antibiotics.
For the last three days Ive been trying to wake up out of this nightmare. But I havent. I dont know what Im going to do without you baby. I miss you so much. Today Im going to pay tribute to you, Im going to try and find the words to explain our unexplainable relationship. pic.twitter.com/QtVnUrv0ep
— Diddy (@Diddy) November 18, 2018
On Twitter, Mr Combs wrote: "For the last three days I've been trying to wake up out of this nightmare. But I haven't.
"I don't know what I'm going to do without you baby. I miss you so much. Today I'm going to pay tribute to you, I'm going to try and find the words to explain our unexplainable relationship."
A video posted alongside the tribute on social media featured the couple expressing their love for one another.
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"We were more than best friends, we were more than soulmates," Mr Combs tweeted.
"We were some other s***!! And I miss you so much. Super Black Love " he wrote.