Meek Mill can’t seem to shake his time spent in the clink…
On Tuesday (April 24), the Philadelphia Eagles, rapper Meek Mill was granted bail by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, after serving five months in prison for a probation violation. While most would breathe a sigh of relief for this outcome, Mill admits he’s having a hard time adjusting to his normal lifestyle again.
In a one on one sit down with Lester Holt of NBC Nightly News he says that while he’s physically free of his shackles, mentally his mind still feels trapped behind bars.
Though this is a common feeling for ex-convicts, Mill is feeling the weight of the world on his shoulders, especially because he has so many fans eagerly waiting for him to crank up a new project already.
On speaking more in-depth on the topic Mill states:
“I ain’t feel free since I caught this case at age of 19 – I’m 30 now,” he explains.
However now that he’s been out of prison for a few days, not only are fans bombarding him with what’s next, but a lot of people who are facing similar cases with the law are turning heads to the rapper for help as well.
“I got a lot of responsibility,” he said. “Not talking about them people that are public officials, I’m talking about the men that’s depending on me going through the same thing I’m going through.”
In a previous interview with Holt earlier this month, Mill said he believes he was heaven-sent from God to lend a helping hand to all minorities struggling in the same way as he was for so long saying:
“I think God delivered me a job to help people, helping minorities that come from these situations like myself. I say don’t show me no pity because this is my life.”
Not fully out of the clearing yet, Mill still has to face a court hearing scheduled for June, where he is hoping to get his convictions overturned, and piece himself back together to resume making new music this year.
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