Diddy recently changed his government name and shared an old Kendrick Lamar clip on Monday (May 10) to further explain his decision.
Diddy has intended to change his name numerous times over the years, but he finally made things official on May 3. The Bad Boy Recordsboss announced hed changed his middle from John to Love, making his new government name Sean Love Combs. A week on from the announcement, Diddy took to Instagram to share a clip of Kendrick Lamartalking about love in a 2017 interview to further explain his decision for the name change. When are we gon understand that we are put on Earth to love? Kendrick says in the video. Thats all its about. Everybody wanna figure out how complicated life is and break it down, this is what I truly think: I really think that its gonna keep going on, war gon keep going on, frustration gon keep going on, anger gon keep going on, til we finally go back down to the simplest word love. Diddy wrote in the caption, Welcome to the LOVE Era!! Have a love filled day! LOVE. @kendricklamar. A post shared by LOVE (@diddy) Diddy originally confirmed the news by sharing his drivers licensethat came in mail, showing off his new name next to a notebook detailing his journey to Love after taking on the Puffy, Puff Daddy, P. Diddy and Diddy titles throughout his career. Look what I just got in the mail today he said. ITS OFFICIAL!!! WELCOME TO THE LOVE ERA.