Meek Mill Hopes That His Imprisonment "Open Your Eyes"

HipHop News Posted on April 13, 2018 at 8:00am

Meek Mill Hopes That His Imprisonment "Open Your Eyes"

"Don't show me no pity, because this is my life," he said in an interview with NBC.

The history of Meek Mill's incarceration continues to make news out of the realms of Hip Hop.

The Thursday (12 April), a segment of the Meek aired on the NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt. As part of the role, both the rapper and the District Attorney of Philadelphia were interviewed.

While speaking with Holt, Meek revealed that he's always the suspicion that in a decade's worth of probation could, eventually, of the earth behind bars.

"It was always a thought in the back of my head that 10 years of probation would bring me back to prison," he said.

Recent developments in the case have given Meek's team hope for a possible early release, including the information that the Meek of the police that stopped him was featured in a list of suspected corrupt police officers.

"We now have information that was not available to the judge at the beginning ... that indicates that there are doubts about the integrity of the conviction. And those questions are substantial, the" District Attorney Larry Krasner, he said.

Krasner added that he is aware that "african americans are ending up with the worst of sentences more and more of the white people."

Later in the interview, Meek, has made it clear that he is not here for pity, and in its place wants to open the eyes of the world to the situation of other young black men.

"I believe that God gave me a job to help the people," Meek said. "Help minorities who come from these situations as I am. I say that I do not show any pity, because this is my life. This is what I have been going through. And I believe that God put me in this position to be able to do a show with Lester Holt and open the eyes of other young black men."

Meek Mill is going to appear again in court on Monday (April 16) for a hearing.


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