He made the announcement in a video on Instagram, the place he additionally says he'll produce the movie as properly. He’s even teamed up with Menace II Society author Tyger Williams to pen the script.
“Today we made historical past!” Master P stated within the caption of his video. “Signed one of many largest offers with LionsGate for the Master P biopic “King of the South IceCream Man.” Salute to the kings that got here earlier than me Lil J, Uncle Luke, and Tony Draper. God is nice to have the ability to be alive and inform your story, and have it written by Tyger Williams who did Menace to society. Movies..Movies…Movies. Go to Moneyatti.com to get that new drip #WeAllWeGot.”
The Master P biopic will spotlight the rappers early childhood and grownup years, as he constructed his music empire, No Limit Records, and took over the music business within the 1990s. The film may even embrace how he earned a spot as one of many first southern artists to get his music performed in New York.
“To nonetheless be capable of be alive and companion with a serious movie firm [Lionsgate] is certainly historical past,” Master P tells XXL. “To be the primary time to have a narrative come from the South and to impact hip-hop, we modified the sport and confirmed you earn money from the product.”
There’s no confirmed launch date simply but, however Master P did comply with up his announcement with a quick video that compiles an array of highlights from the start of his profession in New Orleans to his present hustle. Check it out under.