Hip Hop Week In Review: Meek Mill's period in Prison, Eminem's Return And Tyrese's Social Media Antics
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HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Meek Mill turned himself into the jail after a judge sentenced him to two to four years of prison for parole violations. Also, Eminem gifted the fans a taste of what's to come on his highly anticipated album, the Renaissance, with a Beyoncé-assisted single called "Walk On Water." And lastly, Tyrese caused havoc on the social mess saying Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith were sending $5 million.
Meek Mill Goes To Jail
Meek Mill is behind bars, after being sentenced to two to four years after violating his probation. JAY-Z wrote a post on Facebook defending Meek, and call the judge's sentence way too harsh. T. I., Nipsey Hussle, and Rick Ross also came to Wins And Losses MC defense and sent words of encouragement through social media. There is even a petition to "Save Meek Mill" that has accumulated over 300,000 signatures.
His lawyer, Joe Tacopina, has also been talking with several publications, accusing the judge of holding certain things on his head — including a time where she allegedly asked him for Meek Mill for the remake of Boyz II Men in 1994 #1 hit "kneeling" and he refused. The attorney plans to appeal because he feels the judge's ruling was a personal vendetta.
Read more about Meek Mill out of prison here.
Eminem Premieres New Song From Beyoncé
Eminem Rebirth album is starting to become a reality. He just released a song called "Walk On Water" with Beyoncé and he also, according to the get ready for a major MTV EMA performance on Sunday (12 November).
Em, alluding to the release of "Walk On Water" with a recipe note that it advises to "take as needed", on Wednesday (8 November). Two days later, the meaning of "Walk On Water" was revealed in the form of singing, with the help of Beyoncé's voice and Rick Rubin in the production.
Reactions to the recovery of the first single were mostly mixed. The song was received with harsh criticism, with some calling the song "garbage"