(Apr. 5, 2016 – New York, NY) Gifted songwriter and rapper Christian Combs has signed an exclusive recording deal with Bad Boy Entertainment/Epic Records.
The signing was overseen by Epic Chairman and CEO LA Reid, and his long-time friend and musical partner, Grammy Award®-winning artist, producer, entrepreneur Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs aka Puff Daddy, Christian’s father and the founder of hip-hop’s iconic Bad Boy Entertainment.
In late-2015, Bad Boy signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Epic that includes distribution through Sony Music Entertainment. Since the deal, Puff Daddy has had a string of hits and just released his latest, ‘You Could Be My Lover” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Gizzle, from his critically-acclaimed album MMM (November 2015).
‘King’ Combs, as Christian is known, took to Instagram to express his excitement over being able to spread his New York City-inspired sound worldwide: “Yesterday was the greatest day of my life — it was the day a dream came true. I got signed to Bad Boy and Epic 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!”
“I couldn’t be prouder of Christian. 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.” said Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs.
“Our ability to pass the torch to a new generation is what music history is all about,” said Mr. Reid. “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.”
Christian ‘King’ Combs, the son of Sean “Diddy” Combs and model Kim Porter, was born on April 1, 1998. Inspired by iconic New York City rappers Nas, Notorious B.I.G., Mase, and Puff Daddy, ‘King’ is one of the founders of rap organization CYN. CYN is a crew of young up-and-coming rappers who make diverse sounds that represent the NYC culture. Stay tuned for news of the first new music to arrive on Bad Boy Entertainment/Epic Records from ‘King’ Combs!