Master P holds leadership and skills class in Louisville for middle school athletes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Rapper Master P was back in Louisville on Saturday, teaching young athletes life skills through basketball. 

A leadership and skills camp called 'Balling for a Cause' was held for middle school athletes at Spalding University's Columbia gym. 

Master P says it gives inner city kids a chance to understand what teamwork is all about, and having them in the gym playing basketball keeps them safe and off the streets. 

"Find people that's going to push you," he said. "On the team you're always pushing each other to get better, and the same thing at life. We want to push them to get better at life."

The basketball and life skills camp also focused on teaching kids equal rights for males and females. Part of the camp was also spent remembering young athletes who have died.

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