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Master P Says He’s The Michael Jordan Of The Street Hip Hop Industry

(AllHipHop News) At one point in the 1990’s Master P and his No Limit Records were one of the most dominating forces in Hip Hop. With tracks like “I’m Bout It, Bout It” and “Make ‘Em Say Uhh!” the No Limit tank was running through the streets.

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Master P also made a huge mark on the music industry for the business moves he established for his label. The New Orleans legend signed an unprecedented deal with Priority Records that reportedly included P earning 80% of the wholesale price for every album sold and 100% ownership of all the master recordings.

“I ain’t trying to be the best lyricist. I’m just trying to make music that people could feel,” Master P tells VladTV. “But I am the best businessman. I feel I am the best hustler in the game.”

Master P also shares his take on what he sees as the wrong way some of the newer artists are hustling. After 75 million albums sold, the creator of Ghetto D thinks it is his work ethic that makes him the G.O.A.T. of street Hip Hop.

“I come from the streets. When you’re hot that’s when you keep on hitting. These artists nowadays, they get a hit song and that be it. They think they can chill. That’s when you gotta work more,” said P. “That’s why I call myself the Michael Jordan of this whole street Hip Hop industry.”

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Watch Master P’s interview below.

  • Black Jay

    I would strongly strongly strongly disagree. But based on his net worth he has a debatable point. He made a pretty big impact on hip hop. I don’t know if it was positive, but he made an impact. That can’t be disputed.

  • Sgt. H. Jennings

    Negro pls!

  • killingignorance

    Boss of Bosses

  • It’s one thing to have people calling you the MJ of whatever you’re into…but when you have to call yourself the MJ of something, more than likely you’re the only one that believes it….

  • brotha_man

    tupac, scarface, e40…etc there is more than one G.O.A.T in hiphop and street rap

    • Dave Williams

      TRUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • johnblacksad

    one thing I can never forget is that gold ceiling from MTV cribs!

    • MrNoName2K

      It was the elevator in the house thing that stuck with me

      • johnblacksad

        Yeah, that too! ..the big azz remote that controlled errthing in the house, the T.V. screens, the huge portraits on the wall… I mean it was filmed when P was at his peak!

      • johnblacksad

        and I almost forgot that flip flop Candy painted Impala… mod def!

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  • MrNoName2K

    Ok I wouldnt say all that but P definitely did have a good run and make some power moves so ill salute him for that.

  • Dave Williams

    NOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! your no MJ of the Street hop

  • $30071418

    Lmfao. Let the roasting begin. uhh!(p voice)

    • johnblacksad

      LOL… you ain’t waste a second

  • Reblogged this on HUEY mix wit RILEY.

  • Jayson C Williams

    Nobody not puff not dame Biggs & jay baby nobody has gotten 80/20. If so let me know. Not with a major!!

  • Jahb1911

    NEGRO PLEASE!! GO PLAY WITH YOUR MONEY HOMEY..

  • Havoc Wreaka III

    Wrong!!! People buy Jordans and nobody buys P-Miller… ahahhaahha

  • Havoc Wreaka III

    I remember when this nigga tried to pay his way into the NBA..AHAHHAHHA

  • yeah when it comes to how much money you made,but other than that you are not a talented street “rapper”..your a talented businessman.

  • Damn so nun of u niggaz used to f*** wit P. Miller? Shid….

  • this nigga actually came from the streets and flipped a couple thousand into a hip hop empire that made over 600 million he had #1 billboard records without being on the radio or tv nigga was the first to do a lot of shit these young rappers trying to do today you gotta respect not to mention p’s new music be riding waiting for the new ICE CREAM MAN mixtape to drop on live tomorrow

    • Sparky Flinstone

      That’s real tho! The industry always promoted other dudes more and tried to overlook the history this dude created but the truth remains!

  • hoeyuno

    Dude made a ton of money in a short period of time..I remember the days when you couldn’t flip a page in the source without seeing one of those booty ass no limit album covers..

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  • World Dominator

    He had a 2-3 year run, when DEATHROW got held up with their Distributor WARNER in that C.Delores Tucker vs. Time Warner BS. But He put out GARBAGE music, got sued into bankruptcy, never paid his artist’s royalties, didn’t support his incarcerated brother, & can’t act or rap worth sh*t, THEN it was all gone! Lawsuits, divorce, artists getting tha f*ck out as soon as they could & he’s been trying to comeback for 20 years…..ain’t happening, NOW rather than other people talking about you, YOU keep proclaiming ‘yourself’ the ‘Michael Jordan’ of rap & this BS. You will go down in history as one of the most marginally talented, luckiest average bullsh*tter that f*cked it ALL off & is now a ‘has been’…….. as Tony Neal of CORE DJs said ‘Percy PLEASE stop rapping!’

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  • Gervis Lewis

    This nigga need to shut up his rap career is over and nobody in the world is checking for him on the music tip since forever.

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  • Axeman

    Raise your hand if you came here for a good laugh. MJ made $90 million in 2013.

  • DadyRoc Da GreenApe

    hes a legend and I give him the respect he deserves