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Jay-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation Gala Will Feature Alicia Keys And A Blackjack Tournament With Meek Mill

The Shawn Carter Foundation was established in 2003 by Jay-Z and his mother Gloria Carter, and it helps give low-income students things like low-income scholarships, study abroad opportunities, and college workshops. To help continue that mission, the foundation is hosting the inaugural Shawn Carter Foundation Gala Weekend on November 15. Now there are more details […]

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Justin Timberlake Confirms He Is Working On New Music With Lizzo, Meek Mill, And SZA

Justin Timberlake is in the midst of a lengthy and prosperous career, and he’s not done yet. In fact, he’s working on new music now, and he’s teaming up with some great collaborators: Timberlake sat down with Entertainment Tonight‘s Brooke Anderson and confirmed he’s working on music with Lizzo, Meek Mill, and SZA. Timberlake said […]

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Meek Mill Donates Backpacks And Supplies To Children At His Former Elementary School

Meek Mill continues his philanthropic streak by showing love for his city. Fresh off his partnership with Puma where he re-vamped a basketball court in his former Philadelphia neighborhood, the rapper visited his past elementary school to surprise the children. Meek took the auditorium stage during an assembly at James G. Blaine elementary to donate […]

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Post Malone’s New Album Tracklist Reveals That Travis Scott And Ozzy Osbourne Are On The Same Song

Getty Image Post Malone has slowly but surely been teasing info about his upcoming album Hollywood’s Bleeding, which is set to drop in just a couple days. He recently revealed the impressive roster of guests set to appear on the record, and now he has shared the full tracklist and has therefore revealed who appears […]

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Meek Mill Will Play A Free Concert For The NFL’s Kickoff Experience

Getty Image As the controversy surrounding Jay-Z’s partnership with the NFL splits the hip-hop community and sports fans’ opinions of the mogul, Jay’s Roc Nation and the NFL continue to roll out details of their joint venture/smokescreen effort. Today, they announced that Meek Mill will headline a free concert September 5 at the NFL Kickoff […]

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Future Is Giving Away Actual Scholarships On His ‘Legendary Nights’ Tour With Meek Mill

Getty Image Future may have made a tongue-in-cheek song about giving out “Scholarships” at the strip club with Drake, but it looks like now he’ll be doing so for real while on tour with Meek Mill. As the Legendary Nights tour kicked off, Future announced that he’d offer a $2000 scholarship to a fan at […]

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Meek Mill Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Gun Charge, Will Not Spend Further Time in Prison

Meek Mill attends the “Free Meek” World Premiere on August 01, 2019 in New York City. Photo: Michael Loccisano (Getty Images) “This is the end of it.” Those are the (paraphrased) words that Meek Mill—born Robert Rihmeek Williams—finally got to hear in relation to a 2007 gun charge. That’s right, Meek is going to remain […]

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Meek Mill Unveiled Newly Renovated ‘Dream Chasers’ Basketball Courts In Philadelphia

Getty Image Meek Mill has been giving back to the community. The rapper and ex-convict-turned-philanthropist has been taking part in renovation projects in his hometown of Philadelphia, and this weekend he cut the ribbon during the unveiling of the city’s new basketball courts. Meek joined community members and fans to celebrate the official re-opening of […]

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SoCal’s Inaugural Real Street Fest Gave Music Fans A Lot Of Bang For Their Buck

Philip Cosores / UPROXX Studios As the festival space gets more and more crowded — there are at least a half dozen major festivals remaining in 2019 just within a 5-hour drive of Los Angeles — music fans are faced with more and more vital decisions about which ones to spend their hard-earned money on. […]

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Meek Mill Weighs in on Stifling Criminal Justice System Ahead of Amazon’s Free Meek Documentary

Meek Mill has been stuck in the criminal justice system for practically his entire adult life. First arrested at 19 for gun- and drug-related charges, Robert Rihmeek Williams—like many other black and brown people—has found himself on a merry-go-round, in and out of the criminal justice system. Now the 32-year-old is an internationally known rapper […]

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Drake Brought Out Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B, Meek Mill, YG, And Many More At OVO Fest

Getty Image Drake‘s OVO Fest in Toronto just wrapped its last night, and it looks like Drake brought out a whole lineup’s worth of impressive guests… during his own set. Performing in front of a massive Larry O’Brien Championships Trophy (this is Toronto, after all), Drake performed a stacked set of new cuts and old […]

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Meek Mill Was Too ‘Stressed Out’ In Prison To Feel The Full Effects Of The ‘Free Meek’ Movement

[embedded content] Meek Mill appeared on Thursday’s episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to speak candidly about the injustices of the prison system in America and give a sneak preview of his new documentary Free Meek. Meek explained the cycle of probation many Americans face and said he didn’t fully understand the scope […]

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Meek Mill’s 2008 Conviction Has Been Thrown Out and He’s Getting a New Trial

Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images for Essence) Meek Mill might be getting a new lease on life. According to the Associated Press, on Wednesday, a Pennsylvania appeals court overturned his 2008 conviction on gun and drug charges. A three-judge panel unanimously granted Meek a new trial because of evidence of police corruption. Additionally, the court […]

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Meek Mill Keeps the Dream Going With Launch of Dream Chasers Records

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) It might be official: Meek Mill is better at catching the dreams he’s chasing than everyone else. Meek Mill (born Robert Williams) and RocNation announced in a pair of Instagram posts the launch of Dream Chasers Records, a joint venture label between the two in which Meek will serve as […]

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The NBA 2K20 Soundtrack Features Drake, Billie Eilish, Meek Mill And More

Getty Image NBA 2K and UnitedMasters officially unveiled the new NBA 2K20 soundtrack, the top-rated video game’s most extensive soundtrack yet. Artists such as Drake, Meek Mill, Billie Eilish, Post Malone, and the late Nipsey Hussle made the list. The soundtrack released Saturday isn’t the final version, however. For the first time ever, NBA 2K20 […]

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It Looks Like Meek Mill May Get a New Trial: ‘We Are One Step Closer to Justice’

Rapper Meek Mill departs with his son Rihmeek “Papi” Williams after a hearing at a Pennsylvania appeals court in Philadelphia, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Photo: Matt Rourke (AP Photo) Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, has spent the last 11 years of his life hounded by a drug and gun conviction that stole his freedom […]

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