Master P

Hip hop music, Musical Artist

1970 –

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Who is Master P?

Percy Robert Miller, better known by his stage name Master P or his business name P. Miller, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, producer, and former professional Basketball player. He is the founder of the popular label No Limit Records, which went bankrupt and was relaunched as New No Limit Records through Koch Records, followed by Guttar Music Entertainment, and No Limit Forever Records. He is the founder and CEO of P. Miller Enterprises, an entertainment and financial conglomerate and Better Black Television.

Miller gained fame in the late 1990s with the success of his group TRU and his fifth album Ice Cream Man, which contained his first single "Mr. Ice Cream Man". In 1997, after the success of one his biggest singles to date, "Make 'Em Say Uhh!," went 2x platinum, Miller grew further in popularity. Then Miller released his second platinum album Ghetto D. Miller also starred in his own street film, mostly based on his life, I'm Bout It which was very successful.

In 1998, P. Miller released his most successful album to date MP Da Last Don. The album was also based on a film that Miller produced, which came out earlier that year with the same name. The album hit #1 on the Billboard Top 200 charts, selling over 400,000 copies in its first week. The album was certified 4x platinum, with over four million copies sold, making it Miller's best-selling album. In 1999, Miller released his eighth album, Only God Can Judge Me. It was not as successful as his previous album, though it still managed to reach a gold certification. Miller also starred in the movie, I Got the Hook Up, with A.J. Johnson which was a huge success. P. Miller also launched a clothing line called No Limit Gear and launched No Limit Sports. In the early 2000s he formed a popular rap group called 504 Boyz which is No limit's biggest selling group with its huge chart single called Wobble Wobble.

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Born
Apr 29, 1970
New Orleans
Also known as
  • Master F
  • Master P (ice cream man)
  • Master P.
  • Percy Miller
  • Percy Robert Miller
  • P. Miller
  • Nino Brown
  • Percy Robert Miller Sr.
  • Percy Robert Miller, Sr.
  • Percy "Master P" Miller
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Houston
Lived in
  • Richmond

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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