Master P’s Top 10 Rules For Success (@MasterPMiller)

1. Hustle
He gained fame in the late 1990s with the success of his hip hop music group TRU.

2. Stand by your word
His fifth album, Ice Cream Man, contained hit single Mr. Ice Cream Man, which accelerated Master P’s rise to fame.

3. Be prepared
When his single “Make ‘Em Say Uhh!”, went double platinum, he grew further in popularity.

4. Be independent
He also starred in his own street film, mostly based on his life, I’m Bout It.

5. Network
In 1998, P. Miller released his most successful album to date, MP Da Last Don.

6. Create opportunities for yourself
MP Da Last Don album was certified 4× platinum, with over four million copies sold.

7. Educate yourself
In 2004, he released his eleventh album, Good Side, Bad Side; it charted number 1 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart.

8. Take chances on yourself
In 2005 Miller was ranked at #36 by VH1 in their list of 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists.

9. Make up for your losses
In 2013, he was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, making him the first hip hop artist to be inducted.

10. Make history
On November 27, 2015, Miller released his fourteenth album, entitled Empire, from the Hood to Hollywood.