Percy Robert Miller, also known as Master P, is an American rapper, actor, record producer, entrepreneur, and former basketball player. Miller gained fame in the mid-1990s with the success of his hip hop music group TRU as well as his fifth solo rap album Ice Cream Man. Miller was signed to two separate NBA contracts in the late 1990s, playing for both the Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors.
About Master P in brief
Percy Robert Miller, also known as Master P, is an American rapper, actor, record producer, entrepreneur, and former basketball player. He is the founder of the record label No Limit Records. Miller gained fame in the mid-1990s with the success of his hip hop music group TRU as well as his fifth solo rap album Ice Cream Man. Aside from music, Miller has embarked on a career in acting, starring in films, including I Got the Hook Up, Soccer Mom, Gone in 60 Seconds, Toxic, and Foolish. He also starred in the sitcom Romeo! alongside his son Romeo Miller from 2003 to 2006. Miller was signed to two separate NBA contracts in the late 1990s, playing for both the Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors during the 1998 and 1999 pre-season respectively. He owns his own basketball league, Global Mixed Gender Basketball. Miller is the oldest of five children. He has one sister, Germaine and three brothers: Kevin and platinum-selling rap artists Corey \”C-Murder\” and Vyshonne \”Silkk the Shocker\” Miller. Master P released his debut studio album Get Away Clean on February 12, 1991. This was followed by his second album Mama’s Bad Boy, which was released in April 1992. His third studio album The Ghettos Tryin to Kill Me! was released on March 18, 1994; it was later re-released in 1997 as a limited edition under Priority. On September 2, 1997, he released his breakthrough album Ghetto D.
The first week of sales of the album were the highest of any of Master P’s albums, selling over 760,000 copies. In April 1995, Master P moved from California back to New Orleans to relocate no Limit Records with a set set set of in-house producers. On April 16, 1996, MasterP released his fifth album Ice cream man. It contained the hit single \”Mr. Ice cream Man”. Later in 1996, he returned with TRU to work on 2 da Game, which would not be released until February 18, 1997. The album reached number 25 on the Top R&BHip-Hop Albums and number 14 on the top Heatseekers. In total, he has released 15 studio albums. Miller has said that when he used to open for Tupac Shakur in the early 90s, the people responsible for introducing him would frequently call him ‘Mr. P the country’ Master P has three children: Kevin, C- Murder, and Silkk. His brother Kevin Miller was killed that same year in New Orleans. This increased his motivation to become a successful entrepreneur to change his life and save his family. Miller inherited USD 10,000 as part of a malpractice settlement. He opened a record store in Richmond, California called No limit Records, which later became the foundation for his own record label of the same name. He worked on the No Limit compilation albums West Coast Bad Boyz, Vol. 1: Anotha Level of the Game and West Coast bad Boyz: High fo Xmas.