Update: May 18, 2018 11:41 AM EST.
Two weeks after he was released from a Pennsylvania prison, Meek Mill joined Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club for a wide-ranging interview that included discussion of his addiction to opioids, his friendship with Philadelphia 76ers owner Michael Rubin and much more.
This week I received an email from our deputy managing editor, Yesha Callahan, asking who wanted to attend a live Tidal interview between Meek Mill and Angie Martinez in New York City. When I saw the email, I basically fought my keyboard so I could be the first to respond and secure my spot. As the resident Philly…
In an interview with CBS This Morning, rapper Meek Mill acknowledged that without the high-profile support and endorsements he received, he’d likely still be in prison.
Veteran newsman and NBC’s Nightly News anchor Lester Holt has seen a lot in over 30 years of journalism. He moderated the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and then-candidate Donald Trump, and his MSNBC colleague Lawrence O’Donnell called Holt’s May 2017 interview of Trump as president “possibly the…
A new documentary chronicling Meek Mill’s battle for exoneration and post-prison life is now heading to Amazon.com and will be produced by Roc Nation.
So far it seems that Meek Mill is enjoying his newfound freedom. Just two hours after being officially released from prison as he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions, the rapper attended Game 5 of the 76ers playoff series against the Miami Heat with his son.
Meek Mill has won his battle to be freed from prison on bail.
This week, news broke that the district attorney of Philadelphia wants to grant Meek Mill, née Robert Rihmeek Williams, a new trial, but Judge Genece E. Brinkley put his status on ice until the next hearing in June.
Philadelphia’s newly elected district attorney, Larry Krasner, is really about that criminal-justice reform life, it would seem. His office said in open court on Monday that Meek Mill should get a new trial for his gun- and drug-charge conviction. That puts Meek one step closer to getting the freedom he has been…
At this point in the game, I would like to reach out to Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley and ask her, “Who hurt you, sis? Was he a rapper who goes by the name of Meek Mill?”
Anyone who’s been following the Meek Mill case by now knows that it has taken on the feel of a Greek tragedy. The details that have emerged—Meek’s arrest when he was 19 for a bogus crack charge by a crooked cop, the ensuing years of probation under the eyes of a petty and overbearing judge, the returns to prison under…
As Meek Mill sits in jail on parole-violation charges related to a case he caught when he was just 19 years old, his mother is appealing to the newly elected district attorney in Philadelphia to help her son get the justice she feels he deserves.
The fight to free Meek Mill may have reached a turning point.
I’m not going to do a minute-by-minute recap of this video. I can’t. You just have to watch it. I’m literally too flabbergasted to do so. And I don’t get flabbergasted often, but this video ... good gotdamn. Watching white folks whitefolkin’ is something we’re all used to by this point, but Meek Mill could not…
Let me make this clear: I’m not team #FreeMeekMill, but I am team #FreeRobertRihmeekWilliams.
Meek Mill has hit a hiccup in his latest attempt to walk free after a judge denied his request for bail.
The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge presiding over the case of rapper Meek Mill was ordered by the Pennsylvania Superior Court on Tuesday to make a decision on the rapper’s application for bail “without further delay.”
To hear the authorities tell it, UCLA basketball players LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley all decided that stealing from a store while their team was in China was the best idea ever, and they were subsequently caught, arrested and faced 10 years in a Chinese prison. But then the impossible happened! Your…
Seems as if there may be hope yet for Meek Mill. After an enormous outcry over the rapper’s tough two- to four-year prison sentence over probation violations—from both celebrities and your everyday citizen—the FBI has decided to investigate the Philadelphia judge presiding over the case.