Is Meek Mill’s Judge a Fan? She Asked for a Shoutout on a Song

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Fan or Foe?

When Meek Mill was sentenced to two-to-four years in prison after violating his probation, the hip-hop community was appalled and saddened. Banding together to keep the Philly rapper in good spirits, several stars have offered support to Meek Mill following the news.

“Praying for my brother meekmill right now. God sometimes puts the toughest battles on his strongest soldiers,” Kevin Hart wrote alongside a picture of himself and Meek. “I’m here for you man!!!! My brother for life…Always here for you man!!! This storm will pass…Stay strong & keep your head up.”

Rick Ross, who signed Meek to Maybach Music Group in 2011, also spoke up about the sentencing, saying, “I’ve watched him 1st hand fight this unjust system for close to a decade. But my dawg is a warrior! You know the family is already holding you down during this time of test.”

Most notably, hip-hop mogul Jay Z spoke out against the sentencing. The rapper wrote on his Facebook:

“The sentence handed down by the Judge — against the recommendation of the Assistant District Attorney and Probation Officer — is unjust and heavy handed. We will always stand by and support Meek Mill, both as he attempts to right this wrongful sentence and then in returning to his musical career.”

According to Meek Mill’s attorney Joe Tacopina, facts and justice had nothing to do with Meek Mill’s lengthy sentence. Tacopina strongly believes the decision stemmed from a personal issue Judge Genece Brinkley has with Meek.

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