Sean, Christian Combs*Sean “Diddy” Combs continues to expand his musical empire, this time by signing his son Christian Combs to his Bad Boy label. Diddy revealed the news via social media on Friday (April 1), Billboard notes.

“NEW DEAL ALERT!!! Everyone wish my son @KingCombs a happy birthday & CONGRATS on signing that record deal!!” Diddy wrote on Instagram, where he posted a short video clip of his son signing the contract in the company of Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid. (Epic handles distribution for Bad Boy.)

The 18-year-old now joins a roster of artists from Janelle Monae to French Montana. The signing was made even more special because it was done on Christian’s 18th birthday. Diddy’s mini-me took to Instagram  to share his excitement behind the news.

“I’m extremely thankful for everything that God has blessed me with and I will never take it for granted,” he wrote. “Music is something that’s been part of me my whole life.”

Check out father and son’s IG posts below.

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Diddy‘s youngest son with Kim Porter appeared on “The Breakfast Club” to discuss his rap career in August. At the time, he revealed that his rap name would be King Combs, and that he planned on writing his own lyrics.

Christian shared his excitement on Instagram as well: “Yesterday was the greatest day of my life. Not only was it my birthday, but Also the day a dream came true. I got signed to epic and BADboy records. I’m extremely thankful for everything that God has blessed me with and I will never take it for granted. Music is something that’s been part of me my whole life. #Epic #Badboy we got this!”.