In 1996, Grasp P (born Percy Miller) gained 100% possession of his No Restrict Data label’s grasp recordings. Possession has at all times been the mogul’s gameplan and he additional extends this mission with a brand new purpose in place.
The 50-year-old businessman took to his Instagram account to announce his want to personal an HBCU. It’s not the primary time Miller has set his sights on a lofty goal, he beforehand expressed his intention to own an NBA team.
“This message is all about educating,” Miller says, additional going into his analysis of HBCU homeowners and founders.
“I used to be shocked after I Googled who owned and based HBCUs,” Miller mentioned. “We are able to’t change the previous however we are able to change the long run by investing within the subsequent technology. They going to must promote a few of these colleges to us, or fund it the identical method different main universities are funded.”
In the course of the video, Miller expressed that he as soon as had a want to attend an HBCU–Southern College. He desires those that take heed to his message and personal a enterprise to affix in on the motion to make sure a correct schooling is in place on the nation’s Black schools and universities.
Not solely does Miller wish to put this plan in movement, however he desires to crew up with former NBA participant Baron Davis to purchase Reebok. In an interview with the New York Post, Miller spoke ambitiously about going after “greater offers.”
“I needed to point out my tradition what is feasible for us to do,” mentioned Miller. “OK, we’re doing multibillion greenback offers… We all know how one can make this cool. We all know how one can make the correct merchandise. We all know how one can tie the correct athletes into this.”
Together with No Restrict Data, Clothes, and Movie, Miller owns Massive Papa Burgers (positioned in his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana) and a slew of different companies.