Diddy’s son, King Combs, keeps his father’s legacy alive.His father-son duo sat down for an interview billboard newsthey discussed their approach to music and how a young Combs is carrying on his father’s Bad Boy Entertainment.
Interview with Datwon Thomas, Editor-in-Chief and Vice President of Cultural Media at vibe In the magazine, King revealed that he has always been a “bad boy for life.” This is something that has puzzled his father, given that the label (founded in 1993 after Diddy and Uptown Records split) is currently on hiatus.
“I quit bad boy. Sometimes you have to step away from the game when it’s hot, right? A lot was changing with streaming and everything,” explained the “Gotta Move On” artist “I woke up one day and he had a Bad Boy chain on. I’m like, ‘Bro, Bad Boy pauses.'” He keeps Bad Boy alive and takes it to the next level without any guidance or even prompting from me. “
The 24-year-old has followed in his father’s footsteps with recent collaborations with Teyana Taylor, Kodak Black and more. His late mother Kim Porter often encouraged Diddy to step in for his son in competition, but he insisted that King pave his own way in the industry.
“She’s my number one fan. I’ve really been working and making music since I was 16. Either rely on him or rely on him,” the young rapper noted.
What’s next for the father-son duo?Diddy said he was ‘falling’ [new music] top of the year. King plans to follow suit, but his father insisted he would choose separate dates to release the project.
Watch the interview with Diddy and King Combs in the video above.