What’s in a name, anyway?
For alternate multi-millionaire and music pioneer, Sean “Diddy” Combs, all the pieces rides on one observe: Worship.
The 51-yr-worn natty-producer printed on Monday that he modified his heart name from his maiden “John,” for which Combs launched his eminent Sean John clothing line in 1998 and later sold a majority stake to Global Manufacturers Neighborhood in 2016 – to “Worship,” which he has been telling followers to consult with him as in fresh years.
Combs posted an image of his newly obtained driver’s license to Instagram which indeed shows the official name substitute.
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs launched that he modified his heart name from ‘John’ to ‘Worship.’
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“Gaze what I correct got in the mail nowadays… 🖤💫✨⚡️,” he captioned the photograph of the Florida identification card which tells the sector the hip-hop necessary individual is furthermore a “get driver.”
“IT’S OFFICIAL!!! WELCOME TO THE LOVE ERA,” Combs added in the caption.
“Diddy don’t wait in DMV strains,” rap myth Fabolous commented on Combs’ put up with many other of his eminent guests welcoming the New York native to Florida..”
“Offficially ‘Worship’ and formally a FLORIDA Boy!” Grammy-winning producer Bryan Michael-Cox wrote, whereas Combs Enterprises chief label officer Deon Graham quipped that each one Diddy changed into as soon as missing were the “dreads and golds [front teeth].”
In a convention-up Instagram put up, Combs, who previously dated Jennifer Lopez from 1999 and into the fresh millennium sooner than splitting in 2001, added an image of the courtroom decree that makes fashions the name substitute in stone.
“Imma need y’all to settle on me seriously on this one!!! 🙏🏿 #TheLoveEra LOVE,” Combs captioned the put up.
Combs had previously said in the honour of his 48th birthday he may maybe well be changing his name to Brother Worship, a stance that didn’t take a seat wisely with some WWE followers on the time.
“I made up my mind to substitute my name again! My fresh name is LOVE aka Brother Worship. #TakeDat” he said on Twitter in November 2017.
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs accepts the President’s Merit Award onstage at some stage in the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Sean “Diddy” Combs on January 25, 2020, in Beverly Hills, California. (List by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Photography for The Recording Academy)
“Hey what’s up y’all? I truly fill some very, very serious data,” he said in a video taken on a beach accompanying the tweet. “I’ve been praying on this, and I made up my mind — I perceive it be unstable, it may maybe well maybe maybe near off as corny to about a folks, adore yo — I made up my mind to substitute my name again.”
He later retracted after swift pushback on social media.
“Smartly, ladies folks and gents, nowadays I’ve in relation to the conclusion that it is probably going you’ll maybe now not play around with the web,” Combs said on the time. “Due to overwhelming response from the media available and correct due there now not wanting there to be any confusion, I changed into as soon as good joking. OK? I did now not substitute my name. It is correct share of one of my alter egos.”
Combs filed a petition in Los Angeles to substitute his heart name to “Worship” in 2019 and now, as an established Florida resident, Worship is formally in the air.