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Master P Biography

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Birth Name: Percy Jayceon Miller
Born: 1967/04/29
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Years Active: 1991 – Present
Genres: Hip Hop, Rap

Percy Jayceon Miller (born April 29, 1967), better known by his stage name Master P, is an American entertainer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of P. Miller Enterprises, an entertainment and financial conglomerate and Better Black Television. He also the founder of No Limit Records, which was relaunched through Priority Records after the label went bankrupt.

He has three RIAA certified Platinum and two certified Gold selling albums. "Ice Cream Man," his fifth studio album, was Master P's first album to achieve Platinum certification. "Ice Cream Man" placed at #6 on the Billboard's R&B Albums and #26 on the Billboard 200. "Ghetto D," his sixth album, had the highest first week sales of any of Master P's albums, selling over 761,000 copies and has gone on to go triple Platinum. The album peaked at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart.

It was mainly on the strength of the three singles released; "I Miss My Homies" (US #11), "Make 'Em Say Uhh!" (US #7), and "Burbons and Lacs" (US #3) all became hit singles in the years 1997-1998. His seventh studio album "MP Da Last Don" debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200 charts selling 495,000 copies in the first week. The album was certified 4x Platinum by the RIAA, with over four million copies sold, making it Master P's best selling album of his career.

Master P also manages the music, film and television career of his son, teen rap star Lil Romeo.

His 2000 single "Souljas" reached the top spot on the Billboard U.S. Rap chart.