RAPPER Master P and former NBA All-Star Baron Davis are in negotiations to acquire Reebok.
The news comes after Adidas announced earlier this month that it was interested in selling Reebok as part of a strategy overhaul to be unveiled in 2021.
Who is Master P?
Percy Robert Miller, 53, was born on April 29, 1967, is best known by his stage name Master P.
He is a rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and former basketball player.
Master P founded the record label No Limit Records in 1991 and had big rappers signed, including Snoop Dogg, Mystikal, Mia X, C-Murder and Mercedes among others.
Master P gained fame in the mid-1990s with the success of his music group TRU.
In 1997, he gained further popularity after the success of his platinum single Make 'Em Say Uhh!, which released under his Ghetto D album.
Master P also played for both the Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors during the 1998 and 1999 pre-season.
His recorded label relaunched as New No Limit Records in 2001, under Universal Records and Koch Records.
In 2010, it relaunched again with Guttar Music Entertainment under the current name No Limit Forever Records.
What is Master P's net worth?
Master P's net worth is reported to be $200million, according to celebritynetworth.
Who is Baron Davis?
Baron Davis, 41, is a former NBA player and a current studio analyst for The NBA on TNT.
Davis was a two-time NBA All-Star with the Charlotte Hornets in 2002 and the New Orleans Hornets in 2004, after the team relocated to New Orleans during the summer of 2002.
Davis played for five teams throughout his 13-year career, including the Charlotte/New Orleans Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks.
On May 6, 2012, during Game 4 in the first round of the playoffs involving the Knicks and the Miami Heat, Davis injured his right knee while dribbling down the court.
He underwent surgery after an MRI revealed a partial tear of the patellar tendon in his right knee and complete tears of the right ACL and MCL.
That would be his last game in the league.
What is Baron Davis' net worth?
Davis' net worth is reported to be $60million, according to celebritynetworth.
Is Master P buying Reebok with Baron Davis?
Master P confirmed to ESPN that he's in negotiations to acquire Reebok with ex-NBA player Baron Davis.
"These companies have been benefiting off us, this could be history for this company going Black-owned," he told ESPN.
"Imagine if Michael Jordan owned Reebok? That's what I'm talking about making history."
According to Forbes, Adidas asking price for the rights to Reebok is around $2.4billion, however, Master P says they're "prepared financially" after a couple months of negotiations.
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