Last Night: Master P's Birthday Party At House Of Blues

Master P's Birthday/No Limit Records 20th anniversary party House of Blues May 1, 2011

Apparently, there is a limit after all... and that limit is 20 minutes. That is exactly how long Percy Miller, aka Master P, graced us with his presence onstage last night at the House of Blues. What was billed as his birthday party and a celebration of No Limit Records' 20th anniversary proved to be a microcosm of every criticism leveled at rap shows nowadays.

The box office informed us that there were 11 openers scheduled for Sunday. Strike one. Mr. Make-Em-Say-Uhhh was set to close the show at 30 minutes past midnight. Strike two. When he finally did make it out, there were at least 50 other people onstage with him, not one of them named Mystikal.

Strike three and you're out, sir.

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