The rapper could have played for the Charlotte Hornets but the GM didn't approve of his music. The Hornets cut the music mogul in 1999. The next year, Miller tried out for the Toronto Raptors. He failed to make the regular-season team. The rapper believes that politics ruined his chance to play in the NBA.
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Two years before Miller tried out for the Hornets, he released his 1997 album, Ghetto D. The first track compares making music to making crack. Master P worked hard to change his life. Growing up in New Orleans wasn't easy. While transitioning from a drug dealer to a rapper works in the music industry, the NBA wasn't interested in the storyline.
While many NBA stars are from urban communities, the league works hard to maintain professional standards. Players like Allen Iverson are chased out of the league. Carmelo Anthony has made drastic personality changes to remain a NBA star.