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Bad Boy Entertainment

[a=Sean Combs] founded Bad Boy Entertainment in 1991, and began working with [a=Clive Davis] and [l=Arista] ([l=BMG]) in 1993. The two companies formed Bad Boy Records as a 50/50 joint venture. In 2002 Combs acquired Arista's 50% of their Bad Boy Records joint venture and walks with its complete roster and catalog. Diddy celebrated a new distribution partnership with Universal by releasing an overview of his label, [r=262890], in March of 2004. Universal acquired a 50% stake in Bad Boy Entertainment for $30 million in Feb. 2005. In 2006, Bad Boy worked out a deal with Warner Music Group, which owned about a 50% share of the label. In 2009, Bad Boy left Warner Music Group, and signed a new deal with UMG's Interscope Records. In 2015, Bad Boy signed an another deal with Epic Records, which is currently distributed by Sony Music Entertainment.


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