The ex of Nicki Minaj continues to fight for his freedom

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The united states is the land of opportunity, but also, on too many occasions, the injustices. Particularly when the subject is black and has a run-in with the Police. Happened in 2017 at the rapper Meek Mill when you are having fun with your motorcycle elevating the front wheel in what is known as “doing a wheelie”. It happened in New York. Although that fact was finally dismissed as criminal, the judge sent him to prison for a violation of his probation.

Meek Mill comes to the courts of Pennsylvania.

Meek Mill comes to the courts of Pennsylvania.
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Robert Rihmeek Williams, ‘Meek Mill’, was arrested on charges of possession of weapons and drug trafficking in 2008. Since then, he has been scrupulous during those 11 years of probation. However, to make a charlotada on a bike brought back to the prison and that caused a wave of indignation in the country. They created the hashtag #FreeMeek.

In fact, it was what motivated the Meek decided to challenge his first trial with the aim of dismantling a whole series of assumptions and prejudices that he believes are inherent in the judicial system american. With the legal counsel of the association REFORM Alliance, has just brought in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania in an attempt to overturn his conviction for drugs and weapons in 2008, and has requested a new trial.

Maintained a relationship with Nicki Minaj about three years.

Maintained a relationship with Nicki Minaj about three years.
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Your story will be brought to the screen by Free Meek, a documentary that denounces the major faults of the probation system in the U.S., a cutting edge that returns continuously to the imprisonment of people already reinsertadas. The film is produced by The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC) and Roc Nation, the producer of Jay-Z, husband of Beyoncé, and it may be viewed from 9 August.



Meek Mills and Nicki Minaj maintained a relationship of several years: it is believed that they began to flirt to 2008, went out in earnest three years later and cut to 2014.

Meek Mil, and DJ Khaled during the BET Awards last June 23 in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Meek Mil, and DJ Khaled during the BET Awards last June 23 in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
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