After almost five years as part of the Warner Music Group, Sean 'Diddy' Combs has relocated his Bad Boy Records imprint to Interscope Geffen A&M, Combs told AllHipHop.com Tuesday afternoon (September 29).
The first release to come from the joint venture will be Diddy's experimental forthcoming album, Last Train to Paris.
Under the new partnership, all of Diddy's future releases will be distributed via Interscope Records, as will albums by any future artists to join the Bad Boy roster.
All artists currently signed to Bad Boy Records will still continue to release projects through WMG.
“I had started some previous business relationships with Jimmy Iovine,” Sean “Diddy” Combs told AllHipHop.com. “We had a great chemistry with each other. When I sat down with Julie [Greenwald, Atlantic COO] and told them that I had an interest to go sign with Jimmy and they didn’t make it rough for me. Lyor [Cohen, WMG Chairman] and Julie were nice enough to let me get my [Bad Boy] name. I was...More DIDDY