Master P wants to be the “first hip-hop trainer” of the New Orleans Pelicans [VIDEO]
*Master P wants to take over as head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans.
“I think it’s time for me to be the premier hip hop coach,” the New Orleans native said in a new interview with TMZ.
“They have great players on this team,” added Master P. “They need someone who can understand them.”
During the interview, the hip-hop icon noted his NBA playing experience with the Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors during the preseason in 1998 and 1999.
“I think it’s time for something different,” continued Master P. “I think it will be different, unique for the NBA.”
Hear him say it via the clip below.
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As reported by nola.com, assistant to the Brooklyn Nets Jacques Vaughn and Milwaukee Bucks assistant Charles Lee will be interviewed for the Pelicans’ head coach job this week, according to ESPN.
In related news, as we reported earlier, this year’s NBA All-Star Game focused on historically black colleges and universities, and this decision motivated Master P to invest in the future of leaders, movers and black shakers of tomorrow.
Master P took to Instagram in March and announced that he wanted to own an HBCU.
“I used to want to own an NBA team, but now I want to own an HBCU,” P said in the caption of a video post shared on social media.
“This message aims above all to educate our people,” he continued. “Anyone who listens to this and has a business, I want you all to join this movement with me. We need to make sure our children are educated the same way other cultures are educated. “