Master P Biography
Master P is an American rapper, actor, businessman, record producer, philanthropist, and former basketball player. He founded the famous American records, No Limit Records, which was relaunched as New No Limit Records through Universal Records and Koch Records, then again as Guttar Music Entertainment. It is currently known as No Limit Forever Records. The founder and CEO of P.
Miller Enterprises and Better Black Television (which was a short-lived online television network) initially 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, which contained his first single “Mr. Ice Cream Man”. He further gained fame in the year 1997 after the success of his platinum single “Make ‘Em Say Uhh!”. In total, Miller has gone on to release 5 studio albums.
Setting aside music, Miller has also embarked on a career in acting, starring in numerous movies, including I Got the Hook-Up, Soccer Mom, Gone in 60 Seconds, Toxic, and Foolish. He has additionally worked in television, starring in the sitcom Romeo! alongside his son Romeo Miller from 2003 to 2006.
Master P Age
The American rapper celebrates his birthday on the 29th of April every year. Born in 1970, he is 49 years old as of 2019.
Master P Family | Master P Brothers
Known for his stage name as Master P his real name is Percy Robert Miller. He was born in New Orleans in the Calliope Projects and raised there. Miller is the oldest out of five children; his sister, Germaine and three brothers: Kevin, platinum-selling rap artists Corey “C-Murder” & Vyshonne “Silkk The Shocker” Miller.
Master P Education
He went to Booker T. Washington High School & Warren Easton High School. Having played on the basketball team, Miller then attended the University of Houston on an athletic scholarship, but he dropped out months into his freshman year and transferred to Merritt College in Oakland, California to major in business administration.
Master P Wife | Master P Children | Master P Kids | Master P Son
Speaking of his personal life, Master P is a married man. He married Sonya C Miller (a renowned singer) in 1989. Sonya is well known for Freak Hoes, I’m Bout it, bout it, The Lord is Testin me, I got Candy and other songs. She worked with the Music Group TRU since 1992, and is involved in No Limit Records, and also Priority Records.
Percy Robert Miller is currently married to Simin Hashemizadeh, an Iran- American successful entrepreneur who heads two premier surgical centers in Beverly Hills and Encino. Simini Belongs to Hashemizadeh family of Iran and has six siblings. Her father is a surgeon who has also operated 300 clinics whole over her native country.
Master P Children
Master P has 9 seven of whom were his and Sonya before they filed for divorce in 2014 and two more from a previous relationship. His children include American actresses; Cymphonique Miller, aka Cymphonique, a singer, songwriter and actress (known for Opposite Day, and How to Rock), Tytyana Miller is also an American actress (known for ‘A Mother’s Choice’ of 2010) and Itali Miller and Inty Miller, actors Lil Romeo, aka Percy Romeo Miller Jr., aka Maserati Rome aka Romeo Miller, who is an American actor, rapper, model, entrepreneur and basketball player, Veno Miller, an actor, very well known for Sunday School Musical, Internet Dating, and The Malibu Tapes and lastly Young V, who does not only act, but works for the Guttar Music Entertainment also.
Youngsters Mercy Miller and Hercy Miller are also sure to pursue a career in singing or acting in their future.
Master P House | Master P Mercedes
The rapper has claimed 13 costly autos and 31 properties. He has claimed a chateau in Missouri city. It covers 11,500 square feet. There are six rooms, seven and a half restrooms, a home office, sunroom, craftsmanship exhibition, exercise center, home theater, game live with wet bar and a seven-vehicle carport. In his chateau, he has three huge light fixtures which are assessed at the expense of $300,000.
He has attached to costly autos accumulation. He has Black Rolls Royce Ghost, White Rolls Royce Ghost, Bently Coupe which worth is $273,000, Cadillac Escalade, Lamborghini, Mercedes Benz G-Wagon.
Master P In The Nba
Percy had an agreement with two diverse NBA groups in the late 1990s: the Charlotte Hornets during the 1998 pre-season, and the Toronto Raptors in 1999 pre-season. In any case, Miller did not play for either group after the finishes of each pre-season.
He additionally played in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) for the Fort Wayne Fury and the International Basketball League (1999-2001) for the San Diego Stingrays. In 2004, he played for the ABA’s Las Vegas Rattlers and Long Beach Jam. He participated in the 2008 McDonald’s NBA All-Star Celebrity Game and scored 17.
Master P Ghetto D
Ghetto D is the sixth studio album by Master P. Released on September 2, 1997, on No Limit Records and Priority Records, it was initially slated to be titled as Ghetto Dope, so the name was shortened to the current title before the release due to the drug reference in the aforementioned title. The album would be one of Master P’s biggest albums.
Master P Make Em Say Uhh
Make Em Say Uhh! is the second single album from his 1997 studio album, Ghetto D, produced by KLC. The album was released in 1997, but the single was not released until January 1998.
The song featured performers Fiend, Silkk The Shocker, Mia X & Mystikal, and had reached #16 on the Billboard Hot 100 making it Master P’s highest charting single at the time (tied with “I Got the Hook-Up!”). Master P says “Ugh” precisely 28 times in this song (this does not count the two “Ugh”s in the opening skit).
The music video, coordinated by Michael Martin, occurred on a b-ball court, with Master P, different entertainers, and individuals from Master P’s No Limit group sitting on a gold tank amidst the court, alongside shots of a mascot dunking a b-ball. The single was confirmed platinum by the RIAA with more than 1 million duplicates sold. The video likewise highlighted an appearance from now resigned NBA player Shaquille O’Neal.
There is additionally a remix of this tune included on Master P’s next collection MP da Last Don with every single new stanza from every craftsman from the first, except for Mystikal’s section which was supplanted with one from Snoop Dogg just as a totally new instrumental and closes with a blast.
Master P Da Last Don
Da Last Don is the seventh studio collection by American rapper Master P. It was discharged by No Limit Records, Priority Records, and EMI. The collection appeared at number one on the Billboard Top 200 diagrams selling 496,000 duplicates in the main week.
It increased blended surveys. The collection was additionally discharged about a similar time as the directly to-video short movie, MP Da Last Don. It was advanced as his last studio collection, despite the fact that Master P came back to solo chronicle with Only God Can Judge Me in 1999.
The collection was confirmed 4x Platinum by the RIAA with more than four million duplicates sold, making it Master P’s top of the line collection of his vocation. It highlights visitor appearances by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, E-40, Silkk the Shocker, UGK, Snoop Dogg, Soulja Slim.
Da Last Don was initially showcased as his retirement collection, yet he restored a year later with his eighth collection, Only God Can Judge Me. It sold four million duplicates in the U.S. make it a standout amongst the smash hit collections of his profession. The film, MP Da Last Don, was discharged on DVD on December 31, 1998.
Master P No Limit
No Limit Records was an American record label founded by rapper, entrepreneur, and CEO Master P. The label’s albums were distributed by Priority Records, Universal Music Group and Koch Records. The label included very well known artists such as Snoop Dogg, Mercedes, Silkk the Shocker, Mystikal, Mia X, Mac, C-Murder, Magic, Short Circuit, Lil Soldiers, Romeo Miller, Fiend, Kane & Abel, Soulja Slim, and many more.
Master P Career
On February 12, 1991, Master P discharged his presentation studio collection Get Away Clean which was immediately trailed by his subsequent collection Mama’s Bad Boy, in April 1992. The two collections were discharged through In-A-Minute Records. In 1993, Master P discharged his first coordinated effort collection with his gathering TRU titled Who’s da Killer? Ace P discharged his third studio collection The Ghettos Tryin to Kill Me! on March 18, 1994; it was later re-discharged in 1997 as a restricted release under Priority.
That equivalent year Master P worked together on the No Limit gathering collections West Coast Bad Boyz, Vol. 1: Anotha Level of the Game and West Coast Bad Boyz: High for Xmas. On June 6, 1995, Master P discharged his presentation studio collection 99 Ways to Die. Ace P and TRU discharged their third collection True in 1995, which was the gathering’s first significant discharge after two free collections.
The collection achieved number 25 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and number 14 on the Top Heatseekers. The collection was known for its first single and one of Master P’s best-known tunes “I’m Bout’ It, Bout It”.
He additionally dealt with the aggregation collection, Down South Hustlers: Bouncin’ and Swingin’ during that year. Ace P has said that when he used to open for Tupac Shakur in the mid-1990s, the general population in charge of presenting him would as often as possible call him “Mr. P the nation artist”.
Besides being a rapper, Master P has likewise appreciated a fruitful profession as a business visionary and speculator. After the demise of his granddad, Miller acquired $10,000 as a feature of a negligence settlement and opened a record store in Richmond, California called No Limit Records, which later turned into the establishment for his own record name of a similar name. He has since parlayed his $10,000 beginning seed capital speculation into a $250 million business realm traversing a wide assortment of ventures.
Miller was one of the main rappers to notice and exploit the retail capability of the music business. As a speculator, Master P was one of the main rappers to assemble a business and budgetary domain by putting resources into a wide scope of business and speculation adventures from an assortment of ventures.
He has since contributed the a huge number of dollars he produced using his No Limit record organization into a movement office, a Foot Locker retail outlet, land, stocks, film, music, and TV creation, toy making, an organization, attire, broadcast communications, a gems line, auto adornments, book and magazine distributing, vehicle edges, cheap food establishments, and corner stores.
His games the board organization No Limit Communications, a joint endeavor with showcasing master Djuan Edgerton, was a triumph. Miller’s combination organization, No Limit Enterprises turned into a budgetary powerhouse. His land venture and property the executive’s organization, the New Orleans-based PM Properties powers more than 100 properties over the United States.
As indicated by Black Enterprise magazine, No Limit Enterprises netted $110 million in income in 1998 alone. This degree of progress roused different rappers to branch out into different business adventures and ventures. Miller likewise has his very own line of refreshments, called “Make Them Say Ughh!” caffeinated drinks. Miller has likewise made an attack into broad communications, where he established Better Black Television, a satellite broadcasting company in November 2010 situated in New Orleans, making him the main wrapper to set up a digital telecom company.
Rappers had generally centered more around the aesthetic and captivating side of hip bounce music while giving next to no consideration to the business, speculation, and money related angles.
All that changed in 1996 when Master P marked a music dispersion manage Priority Records, one where No Limit Records would hold 100% responsibility for ace accounts and keep 85% of their record’s deals while giving Priority 15% as an end-result of squeezing and conveyance which enables No Limit to benefit from future deals, for example, inventories and reissues.
Ace P proceeded to make a huge number of dollars from this arrangement. Furthermore, Master P developed numerous inventive promoting strategies. As per Wendy Day, CEO of the Rap Coalition, “Ace P had an entire advertising development. He was the main individual to advertise the manner in which a corporate substance like IBM would market to their demographic.”
Whereas the conventional model for promoting records was to burn through a huge number of dollars on costly recordings and airplay, Miller did not have such an extravagance. As a free craftsman, Miller needed to figure out how to sell, market and fabricate platinum record selling request on a constrained account spending plan. He was known for keeping forthright costs of doing business down and net revenues high.
He started selling tapes out the storage compartment of his vehicle in each city and town in America where there was potential interest for his music. Miller gave out free examples to individuals with costly vehicles and made them play his music all through their neighborhoods. This road level guerrilla advertising procedure set the establishment to fabricate a bigger fanbase for what’s to come.
In the wake of marking his arrangement with Priority, Miller started a high volume plan of action of wrenching out whatever number records as would be prudent, as much of the time as could be allowed. He marked every one of his collections, with the goal that the No Limit brand turned out to could easily compare to the genuine craftsman’s name. Miller cross-advanced every one of his specialists and collections inside the collection covers.
He additionally utilized pen and pixel designs and Mafia-propelled subjects to make his collections emerge utilizing Photoshop. He offered 20 tunes for each collection, though most collections offered 15 or less, as Miller discovered that clients needed more for their cash. Miller transformed his specialists into Marvel comic book-like characters as opposed to simply rappers.
He ensured his specialists were number one on SoundScan each time they discharged a collection, to assemble the impression of ubiquity. He utilized economical recordings to advance his specialists and he cross-advanced collections utilizing movies and the other way around and tied them out and out as a bundle. Brand picture and character turned out to could really compare to simply music quality. Miller’s record names have sold 75 million records because of his creative promoting and marking procedures.
As author and CEO of No Limit Entertainment, Miller at one time directed a business domain that incorporated his combination No Limit Enterprises, No Limit Records, Bout It Inc., No Limit Clothing, No Limit Communications, No Limit Films, No Limit Sports Management, P. M. Properties, and Advantage Travel.
Miller spoke to previous NFL running back Ricky Williams when he was drafted by the New Orleans Saints, anyway the arrangement was evaluated the most noticeably awful contract for a player in NFL History by ESPN. He likewise deals with the music, film, and TV vocation of his child, rap star Romeo Miller, just as pop star Forrest Lipton and Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane. Miller was likewise the official TV maker for his high school girl Cymphonique’s Nickelodeon Show, How To Rock, and the co-maker Romeo!, the hit Nickelodeon TV program that stars his child.
Master P Movies
- 1997 – I’m Bout It
- 1998 – MP Da Last Don
– I Got the Hook Up
– The Players Club
- 1999 – Hot Boyz
– No Tomorrow
- 2000 – Track Down
– Gone in 60 Seconds
- 2002 – Undisputed
- 2003 – Dark Blue
– Death of a Dynasty
– Hollywood Homicide
- 2004 – Scary Movie 3
– Uncle P
- 2004 – Still Bout It
- 2006 – Repos
- 2006 – Don’t Be Scared
- 2007 – Toxic
- – Paroled
- – Black Supaman
- 2008 – Internet Dating
- 2008 – Soccer Mom
- 2011 – Knock Knock Killer
- 2016 – The Ice Cream Man: King of the South
– TBA Repos 2
- 2019 – I Got the Hook Up 2
Master P Songs
- Get Away Clean (1991)
- Mama’s Bad Boy (1992)
- The Ghettos Tryin to Kill Me! (1994)
- 99 Ways to Die (1995)
- Ice Cream Man (1996)
- Ghetto D (1997)
- MP Da Last Don (1998)
- Only God Can Judge Me (1999)
- Ghetto Postage (2000)
- Game Face (2001)
- Good Side, Bad Side (2004)
- Ghetto Bill (2005)
- The Gift (2013)
- Empire, from the Hood to Hollywood (2015)
- Louisiana Hot Sauce (2016)
- Understanding the Criminal Mind (1992)
- Who’s da Killer? (1993)
- True (1995)
- Tru 2 da Game (1997)
- Da Crime Family (1999)
- The Truth (2005)
With 504 Boyz
- Goodfellas (2000)
- Ballers (2002)
- Hurricane Katrina: We Gon Bounce Back (2005)
Master P Awards
In 1999, Master P won the honor for “Most loved Rap/Hip-Hop Artist” at the American Music Awards.
In 2005 Miller was positioned at number 36 by VH1 in their rundown of 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists. On September 29, 2008, Miller’s single “Make Em Say Ugh” would be positioned at number 94 by VH1 in their rundown of 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs.
BET named Miller number 28 in ‘The Most Influential Rappers of All Time’. BET would likewise list Miller as one of ‘The 25 Influential Black Music Execs’.
In November 2011, Miller’s child Romeo Miller would perform at the 2010 Hip Hop Honors, alongside his sibling Valentino Miller, his cousins Lil’ D and Black Don, and his uncle Silkk The Shocker, just as Trina, Gucci Mane, and Mystikal to respect Master P and No Limit Records. On December 11, 2012, DJ 5150 and DJ Hektik discharged a tribute mixtape to Master P titled Uptown Veteran.
July 10, 2013, Miller was enlisted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, making him the main hip jump craftsman to be drafted.
On January 20, 2015, Montreal R&B/Hip Hop craftsman Xav discharged a melody with Master P called “Session It Bout It”, from his up and coming to Zeeky EP, paying respect to Master P’s 1995 universal hit. The music video, which additionally highlights Master P, debuted on Vibe.com that day.
June 9, 2016, individual surely understood American craftsman Usher would discharge another single titled “No Restriction”, from his collection Hard II Love, the tune would reference and pay tribute to Master P’s 1998 global hit “Make Them Say Uhh!” and Master P’s No Limit Records discharge Ghetto D, Master P would likewise be included on the authority remix of the melody titled “No Restriction (G-Mix)” with 2 Chainz, A$AP Ferg, Gucci Mane, and Travis Scott.
Master P Net Worth
According to Forbes, he has an estimated net worth of $350 million, which put him as the third richest figure in hip hop at the time.