Concerned Fans Planning Rally to Protest Against Meek Mill’s Imprisonment.
Last week, the business and web alike had been despatched right into a frenzy following Meek Mill’s sentencing of 2-Four years in jail following a number of probation violations. In its wake got here an outpouring of assist from heavy-hitters all through Hip-Hop and its group if followers after the likes of JAY-Z and Rick Ross prolonged their criticism of what they understand t be harsh sentencing.
A “Justice For Meek” petition was additionally began and addressed to Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf in an effort to have Meek’s sentence diminished or pardoned. Nonetheless, plainly the battle for justice is barely simply getting began as a rally has now been organized in assist of the Philadelphia-bred rapper in his hometown within the metropolis’s Criminal Justice Center on Monday, November 13th at 5 PM.
Meek’s latest sentencing stems from a decade-old case through which a then 19-year outdated Meek Mill caught a conviction on gun and drug costs. Since that conviction, Meek has violated his probation no less than 3 times within the final two years. Earlier within the 12 months, he was hit with a reckless driving cost after getting caught popping wheelies on his filth bike in New York. The cost was dropped on the situation that he keep out of hassle for the following six months. He additionally confronted an assault cost after being a part of an airport scuffle in St. Louis—a cost that was additionally later dropped.
All the whereas, the truth that his probation was violated within the first place nonetheless stands, main to his eventual sentencing final week. Since his sentencing, stories have surfaced with Meek’s lawyer alleging that the decide presiding over the case was biased in her therapy due to a previous encounter through which Meek Mill refused to go away Roc Nation to be part of her colleague’s administration firm.