One of the reasons for Meek Mill's probation violation is that he left the state to visit girlfriend Nicki Minaj in New York.
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Philadelphia Superior Court Denies Bail to Meek Mill; Rapper Remains in Prison

An emergency motion seeking the release of Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill has met brick walls. The Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus was filed by Meek Mill’s attorneys at the Philadelphia Superior Court. The apex court struck down the application on the grounds that there is an existing bail application at the Court of Common […]

Reverend Al Sharpton & His National Action Network are on Meek Mill's Side.
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Reverend Al Sharpton Promises to Meet Rapper Meek Mill in Prison Today

Human rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton promised to visit Hip Hop star Meek Mill to bring attention to mass incarceration. His prison visit is scheduled for today. The former adviser to President Barack Obama will meet with Mill today, November 27. Sharpton says he is hopeful his visit will serve to draw attention to Mill’s […]

Hundreds showed up to protect at the #FreeMeekMill rally, including some high profile celebrities, activists, supporters and fans.
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Hundreds of Supporters Sing Meek Mill Song ‘Dreams and Nightmares’ At Rally

After a judgement of 2-4 years in prison for rapper Meek Mill, hundreds of high profile activists, celebrities and supporters took to streets to protest, singing Dreams and Nightmares. Dreams and Nightmares: Meek Mill Seems to Be Living His Own Version Mill’s fans and music colleagues held a rally to show him support by singing Dreams and […]

Meek Mill Takes a Mean Prison Photo
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Rapper Meek Mill Sentenced to 2-4 Years in Prison for Violating Probation

Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley has sentenced rapper Meek Mill to 2-4 years in prison for violating probation. Mill was found guilty of drug and gun charges in 2008 but released the following year. His release was contingent upon a 5-year parole agreement. But prosecutors say Mill has repeatedly violated parole by flouting his release […]