What’s in a reputation, anyway?
For enterprise mogul and music pioneer, Sean “Diddy” Combs, every part rides on one phrase: Love.
The 51-year-old super-producer revealed on Monday that he modified his center title from his maiden “John,” for which Combs launched his famed Sean John clothes line in 1998 and later offered a majority stake to International Manufacturers Group in 2016 – to “Love,” which he has been telling followers to consult with him as lately.
Combs posted an image of his newly acquired driver’s license to Instagram which certainly reveals the official title change.
“Look what I simply bought within the mail at present… 🖤💫✨⚡️,” he captioned the picture of the Florida identification card which tells the world the hip-hop star can also be a “secure driver.”
“IT’S OFFICIAL!!! WELCOME TO THE LOVE ERA,” Combs added within the caption.
“Diddy don’t wait in DMV traces,” rap legend Fabolous commented on Combs’ submit with many different of his well-known mates welcoming the New York native to Florida..”
“Offficially ‘Love’ and formally a FLORIDA Boy!” Grammy-winning producer Bryan Michael-Cox wrote, whereas Combs Enterprises chief model officer Deon Graham quipped that every one Diddy was lacking have been the “dreads and golds [front teeth].”
In a follow-up Instagram submit, Combs, who beforehand dated Jennifer Lopez from 1999 and into the brand new millennium earlier than splitting in 2001, added an image of the courtroom decree that makes units the title change in stone.
“Imma want y’all to take me critically on this one!!! 🙏🏿 #TheLoveEra LOVE,” Combs captioned the submit.
Combs had beforehand mentioned within the honor of his forty eighth birthday he could be altering his title to Brother Love, a stance that didn’t sit effectively with some WWE followers on the time.
“I made a decision to alter my title once more! My new title is LOVE aka Brother Love. #TakeDat” he mentioned on Twitter in November 2017.
“Hey what’s up y’all? I’ve some very, very severe information,” he mentioned in a video taken on a seaside accompanying the tweet. “I have been praying on this, and I made a decision — I do know it is dangerous, it might come off as corny to some individuals, like yo — I made a decision to alter my title once more.”
He later retracted after swift pushback on social media.
“Properly, girls and gents, at present I’ve come to the conclusion that you just can not mess around with the web,” Combs mentioned on the time. “As a consequence of overwhelming response from the media on the market and simply due there not wanting there to be any confusion, I used to be solely joking. OK? I did not change my title. It is simply a part of certainly one of my alter egos.”
Combs filed a petition in Los Angeles to alter his center title to “Love” in 2019 and now, as a longtime Florida resident, Love is formally within the air.