Monday, August 19, 2013

August 19: rapper, actor & basketball player Romeo - AKA Lil' Romeo – is 24-years-old today.

Percy Romeo Miller, Jr. was born August 19, 1989 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the son of rapper and entrepreneur Master P and former rapper Sonya C. He is the nephew of rappers C-Murder and Silkk the Shocker and the brother of singer and actress Cymphonique Miller.

Romeo was signed to No Limit at the age of five, after he wrote a rap to his father. He released his debut album seven years later, titled after his original stage-name, Lil' Romeo. The album contained the hit single "My Baby" that charted No. 1 . R&B/Hip-hop Singles. The album peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 and No. 5 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

Also in 2001 he was featured on his uncle Silkk the Shocker's remix single of "That's Kool," which was also featured on his own album. In 2002, a year later after his debut album, Miller put out his second studio album, Game Time. It peaked at No. 33 on the Billboard 200 and No. 10 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.  It spawned the billboard charting single "2-Way" that charted to No. 66 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

It also spawned the album second single "True Love" which charted at No. 16 under the Hot 100 Singles.  The Album is Certified Gold by the RIAA making this his second Gold album.

In 2004, Miller released his first Independent album Romeoland, which was not as successful as his last two Studio albums. On February 16, 2010 Miller released his debut mixtape Patience Is A Virtue to promote the album. In March 2010, Romeo released two EPs to promote the album which were the Famous Girl & Monster/Practice.

Also In 2010 Miller debuted his newly founded record label The Next Generation Entertainment with his new group the College Boyys. They released a collaboration album in May 2010 entitled Spring Break.

In January 2011, Romeo released his EP Dont Push Me. The following May he released the first official single from Intelligent Hoodlum called "Famous Girl (Remix).” In 2012 Romeo formed a new group called RESQ3; they released their first single "The Only One."

Romeo received a scholarship to play basketball at  USC. Romeo also competed in season twelve of Dancing with the Stars. He was partnered with professional dancer, Chelsie Hightower. They were eliminated from the show on May 10, 2011 and finished in the Top 5, one week before the semi-final.
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