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 […]

Meek Mill's Annual DREAMChaser's Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
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Meek Mill’s Camp Moves Forward with Annual Thanksgiving Event in His Absence (Video)

Meek Mill’s annual DREAMChaser’s Thanksgiving charity event moves forward in spite of the rapper being in prison. His camp keeps it going in his honor. Despite rumors of the event’s cancellation, owing to the Hip Hop rapper being currently locked up in prison, Meek Mill’s camp kept the event moving as planned. They continued Meek’s annual […]

Meek Mill Lawyers Speaks Out on Judge Genece Brinkley & Extortion with Angie
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Meek Mill’s Legal Team Files 3 Motions; Judge Jets Out Of Town for Thanksgiving

Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill and his team of lawyers have filed three motions over his recent sentencing at the Philadelphia Common Pleas Court. However, they received no response because the judge suddenly left town. Mill was sentenced to 2-4 years in prison for various probation violations by Judge Genece E. Brinkley. Because the judge skipped […]

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Why Should We Care about Meek Mill Prison Woes?

The recent sentencing of Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill to two to four years imprisonment has opened up a lot of debates. Judge Genece Brinkley handed Mill the sentencing for various parole violations – but this is adjudged one sentencing too many. Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets to stage demonstrations asking for Mill’s […]

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#FreeMeekMill Rally Demands Rapper’s Release to Push Criminal Justice Reform

On November 6, Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years of state imprisonment for probation violation and now a campaign is reaching far and wide #FREEMEEKMILL. The 30-year old rapper had been on probation for almost a decade for drug and gun charges. Days after his prison sentence, #FreeMeekMill has become […]

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 […]

One of Meek Mill's Many Mugshots. He Says the Police Beat Him Up Bad.
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Analysts Review Rapper Meek Mill’s 2-4 Year Prison Sentence

Philadelphia Judge Genece E. Brinkley on Monday sentenced Robert Williams, the rapper known as Meek Mill, to 2-4 years in state prison. Now, a petition has gone viral and analysts are reviewing the case. His current offense is that he violated several paroles since 2008 for gun and drug possession charges. Many of the violations have caused judges […]

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 […]