Diddy's Son Christian Combs Signs With Bad Boy Records

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Puff Daddy and Christian Combs perform onstage at the 2015 Revolt Music Conference at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on Oct. 16, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. 

UPDATE: In a press release sent to Billboard (March 4), Diddy confirms signing his son, Christian Combs, to Bad Boy Entertainment/ Epic Records. "I couldn't be prouder of Christian," said Puff. "He's an incredibly talented artist with a bright future. Christian has earned this opportunity from hard work and dedication and he represents the future of Bad Boy." Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid adds, “Our ability to pass the torch to a new generation is what music history is all about. I have watched Christian grow into a very talented young artist and it fills me with great pride to share this with my brother and friend Puffy."

The Bad Boy Records roster is growing: Christian Combs, son of Sean “Diddy” Combs, has signed to his father’s label. Diddy revealed the news via social media on Friday (April 1).

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“NEW DEAL ALERT!!! Everyone wish my son @KingCombs a happy birthday & CONGRATS on signing that record deal!!” Diddy wrote on Instagram, where he posted a short video clip of his son signing the contract in the company of Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid. (Epic handles distribution for Bad Boy.)

Christian shared his excitement on Instagram as well: “Yesterday was the greatest day of my life. Not only was it my birthday, but Also the day a dream came true. I got signed to epic and BADboy records. I'm extremely thankful for everything that God has blessed me with and I will never take it for granted. Music is something that's been part of me my whole life. #Epic #Badboy we got this!”

No further details about his music have been announced, but Billboard has reached out to Diddy's rep for comment.


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