City News Service reports a grandmother made an unwitting 15-word contribution to a rap song and has sued Master P saying her privacy was invaded. Her voice is heard as the introduction to the song ‘No Limit,’ on artist Magic’s 1998 record Skys the Limit.The record was produced by Master P. The song is about marijuana use where Burger is quoted, “When people get hooked on pot, can they get sick if they don’t get it?”
Hip Online spoke with Master P this week where the rapper admitted to being a workaholic. P said, “Oh yeah. I think you have to be when you own your own business. I’m looking at the new No Limit as being a legacy. It’s incredible that we’ve been able to build this up and survive over ten years and we are doing the right thing by maintaining.”
Launch.com spoke with Master P about the court case he lost against Charles Carter Construction for unpaid work despite the company never completing construction of his studio in Baton Rogue. P complained, “I’ve paid $3 million to Carter Construction for a building they did not complete? What kind of judge allows a petition for a mere $190,000 when I have invested millions?” He also vowed to move to California over the decision.
Mike Winslow of allhiphop.com spoke with Master P following the $137,000 settlement paid to Carter Construction Company to settle a lawsuit over a dispute surrounding his unfinished recording complex in Baton Rogue. P blasted, “Why entertain ignorance when I’ve paid three million dollars to Carter Construction for a building they did not complete? What kind of judge allows a petition for a mere $190,000 when I have invested millions?”
MTV News spoke with Master P earlier this week and the rap mogul revealed plans for a movie starring his son Lil’ Romeo. P said, “I’m working on a movie right now called ‘Shorty’ with Romeo. It’s like a twist off of ‘E.T. [The Extra Terrestrial].’ He’s the lead role in it — it’s gonna be real big. We’re right in the beginning stages of it. We got some [calls] out to directors. This will be a real big-budget [film].” Read more.
AP reports a lawyer for Master P has reached a settlement that will allow the rap mogul to avoid selling his unfinished recording studio at a sheriff’s auction. The lawyer, James Holliday says P has agreed to pay Charles Carter Construction $137,000 for unpaid bills and other costs: “It’s a done deal. The property has several million dollars in it, and that’s why it would have been unfortunate if it had been lost for such a paltry sum.” No word on what Master P will be doing with the property.
The Associated Press reports Master P is currently embroiled in a serious of financial problems including being forced to sell an unfinished recording studio to settle unpaid construction bills and other debts. Meanwhile, the neighborhood Master P lives in filed a $14,000 lawsuit against him over unpaid dues and penalties. Hopefully Master P and son Lil’ Romeo’s Nickelodeon cable network series project will come through for him.
Much Music reports rapper Master P is speaking out on what Southern hip hop is all about. The singer & record mogul said, “Southern hip hop, we just after the money, after the green. We’re not into dissing and the other stuff, we just after the money.”
ABC.com had a transcript, since removed, of Kid Rock, Gene Simmons, Master P, and Jo Dee Messina on Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher on January 7. Master P talked about the difference between rap and pop music saying, “Well, I mean, I think, you know, at the end of the day, you know, like you said, a woman probably got mood changes, you know what I’m sayin’? Whether that she wanna be around somebody that just gonna be lovey-dovey with her. Then she wanna be with somebody that’s a thug or somebody that’s keepin’ it real or whatever. It’s different. It’s called ‘thug love.’ Thug passion.”
WireImage.com has several photos of rappers Sean ‘P. Diddy Combs’, Lil’ Bow Wow, Master P and son Lil’ Romeo, Mr. Cheeks, Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg, and Nelly. Check out the pictures from Wednesday’s show here.