Rap mogul Percy “Master P.” Miller is partnering with actor Seth Green (Austin Powers, Family Guy, Robot Chicken) to produce a Hip-Hop role playing 3-D video game titled “Play the Industry.”
Miller’s Miller Enterprises teamed with Green and Matthew Senreich to make the game, which creators described as similar to the popular video game “The Sims.”
In “Play the Industry,” gamers assume the role of a rapper, an agent, a power broker or an athlete in a quest for fame.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, developers are currently creating a script for “Play the Industry,” which is currently in production and should hit retail stores in 2009.
Master P. and company hope the game will live on multiple platforms and spin off other franchises, including a clothing line and a motion picture.
In related news, Master P. will visit Charlotte, North Carolina on September 12 to promote his new book, Guaranteed Success: When You Never Give Up.
The mogul will appear at the Barnes and Noble in the Arboretum on September 12, at 7 p.m, where he will sign autographs, CD’s and copies of Guaranteed Success.