Meek Mill Says That he does not Feel Free In the First Post-Prison TV Interview
"I don't feel free since I picked up this case at the age of 19 years. I'm 30 now."
Meek Mill has delivered his first television interview since his release from jail on Tuesday (24 April). The rapper walked free after the Philadelphia of the Supreme Court overturned the judge's initial decision to keep him behind bars until his next hearing.
Mill — who remains free on bail — he spoke with NBC Nightly News' Lester Holt, who asked the Philadelphia rapper if he now feels free.
"No, I don't feel free," he said. "I don't feel free since I picked up this case at the age of 19 years. I'm 30 now."
Mill continued, "I beg you. I believe that God is my first attorney, I have always believed that. I have a strong team behind me. I have a lot of support. There are a lot of lights separate in my situation."
Philadelphia 76ers co-owner of Michael Grubin also spoke with News of the Night, explaining why people should take an interest in the Mill of the case.
"Because his story is much bigger than your life," Grubin said. "This is about how can the symbolic agent of change that is required for a major reform of the criminal justice system. That is why you should take care of."
Mill of the interview with Lester Holt is part of an upcoming hour-long episode of the line of change of Date.
In an exclusive interview for an upcoming @DatelineNBC , Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill speaks to me of his release from prison and his new mission in life. Saying: "now we're Going to retire the #FreeMeekMill and do #JusticeReform." More tonight on @NBCNightlyNews pic.twitter.com/uzJeEarJ2m
— Lester Holt (@LesterHoltNBC) On The 25th Of April 2018