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Wikipedia Summary for Meek Mill

Robert Rihmeek Williams (born May 6, 1987), known professionally as Meek Mill, is an American rapper. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he embarked on his music career as a battle rapper, and later formed a short-lived rap group, The Bloodhoundz. In 2008, Atlanta-based rapper T.I. signed Meek Mill to his first record deal. In February 2011, after leaving Grand Hustle Records, Mill signed with Miami-based rapper Rick Ross's Maybach Music Group (MMG). Mill's debut album, Dreams and Nightmares, was released in 2012 under MMG and Warner Bros. Records. The album, preceded by the lead single "Amen" (featuring Drake), peaked at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200.

In October 2012, Mill announced the launch of his own label imprint, Dream Chasers Records, named after his mixtape series. Meek Mill often collaborates with MMG label-mates; he has made notable appearances on MMG's Self Made compilation series, with his first two singles, "Tupac Back" (featuring Rick Ross) and "Ima Boss" (featuring Rick Ross), being included on volume one. He released his second album, Dreams Worth More Than Money, in 2015 and his third album, Wins & Losses, in 2016. His fourth studio album, Championships, was released in November 2018 and debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart. Its lead single, "Going Bad" (featuring Drake), peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100, marking Mill's highest charting single to date. Meek's fifth album, Expensive Pain, was released on October 1, 2021.

In November 2017, he was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating parole and served five months at the State Correctional Institution – Chester in Chester, Pennsylvania, before being released while his trial continues. In August 2019, a documentary series about his battle with the criminal justice system, Free Meek, was released on Amazon Prime Video. Mill served as executive producer on the series alongside fellow rapper Jay-Z. The two also became the co-founders of nonprofit organization Reform Alliance, which focuses on justice, parole, and probation reform.

Quote: I don't want to just be fully rapping my whole life. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I don't want to just be fully rapping my whole life.


Quote: They'll come in like Navy Seals That's word to my momma, I promise I ain't doing no block. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

They'll come in like Navy Seals That's word to my momma, I promise I ain't doing no block.


Quote: Jail was terrible. It was a nightmare. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Jail was terrible. It was a nightmare.


Quote: If I was to get money, that's the first thing you would get: a '96 Impala. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

If I was to get money, that's the first thing you would get: a '96 Impala.


Quote: My first songs were energetic because I liked their energy. When I used to battle people every day, I had to go hard. If someone went harder than me, they left with the win. I haven't lost since I was 12 years old. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

My first songs were energetic because I liked their energy. When I used to battle people every day, I had to go hard. If someone went harder than me, they left with the win. I haven't lost since I was 12 years old.


Quote: Your brand is your name, basically. A lot of people don't know that they need to build their brand; your brand is what keeps you moving. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Your brand is your name, basically. A lot of people don't know that they need to build their brand; your brand is what keeps you moving.


Quote: I ain't drop an album since I was 25. I rap way better. I've experienced way more. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I ain't drop an album since I was 25. I rap way better. I've experienced way more.


Quote: Every time I bought someone's album, it was about the connection. I was loving everything, from their raps to their style. I wanted to meet them. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Every time I bought someone's album, it was about the connection. I was loving everything, from their raps to their style. I wanted to meet them.


Quote: When you do 10 interviews in one day, and 10 different sources want to talk to you, that means you're doing good. I think about that every day. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

When you do 10 interviews in one day, and 10 different sources want to talk to you, that means you're doing good. I think about that every day.


Quote: Philly ain't a good environment for you when you headed in a different direction. Bad things happen left and right. You might walk up the street, make a wrong turn, and your whole life could flip. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Philly ain't a good environment for you when you headed in a different direction. Bad things happen left and right. You might walk up the street, make a wrong turn, and your whole life could flip.


Quote: My homies hold me down, really. I talk to Baby, Jeezy, Rozay, Nicki, everybody, from jail. Just call once in a while and holla at people like, 'Yo what's up? What's life like out there?' for people to give me a report of what's going on. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

My homies hold me down, really. I talk to Baby, Jeezy, Rozay, Nicki, everybody, from jail. Just call once in a while and holla at people like, 'Yo what's up? What's life like out there?' for people to give me a report of what's going on.


Quote: If you say I just yell on records, that means you ain't a real fan of me, and I would never even give your comment the time of day. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

If you say I just yell on records, that means you ain't a real fan of me, and I would never even give your comment the time of day.


Quote: I think artists should be able to do different things whenever they want and I like the way I am. I'm like -- I ain't gonna say the only street rapper, but the only mainstream, new, young street rapper there is right now and I'm doing well with it. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I think artists should be able to do different things whenever they want and I like the way I am. I'm like -- I ain't gonna say the only street rapper, but the only mainstream, new, young street rapper there is right now and I'm doing well with it.


Quote: No matter how successful you become you gotta keep grindin' and be a good person and then good things will come to you. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

No matter how successful you become you gotta keep grindin' and be a good person and then good things will come to you.


Quote: My homies used to call me ' ions,' and at the time I didn't have no millions, so I ain't really want to be called 'Millions,' so I just shortened it down to . ' i,' my friends used to call me. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

My homies used to call me ' ions,' and at the time I didn't have no millions, so I ain't really want to be called 'Millions,' so I just shortened it down to . ' i,' my friends used to call me.


Quote: I don't like a girl on social media, when you have an open inbox, answering questions from dudes left and right, every day. What's the point? It's like having your number all out. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I don't like a girl on social media, when you have an open inbox, answering questions from dudes left and right, every day. What's the point? It's like having your number all out.


Quote: One night I prayed to God, I asked could he please remove my enemies from my life, and before you knew it I started losing friends. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

One night I prayed to God, I asked could he please remove my enemies from my life, and before you knew it I started losing friends.


Quote: When I bought the Rolls Royce they thought it was leased, then I bought that new Ferrari hater rest in peace. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

When I bought the Rolls Royce they thought it was leased, then I bought that new Ferrari hater rest in peace.


Quote: I'm always gonna be all over my CD the most, of course. My talent is my talent. I ain't really tripping off no ego; I just like to make good music with good people. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I'm always gonna be all over my CD the most, of course. My talent is my talent. I ain't really tripping off no ego; I just like to make good music with good people.


Quote: You could be Top 5 on iTunes, but for people to buy an album, they've got to have a connection with an artist. Every time I bought someone's album, it was about the connection. I was loving everything, from their raps to their style. I wanted to meet them. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

You could be Top 5 on iTunes, but for people to buy an album, they've got to have a connection with an artist. Every time I bought someone's album, it was about the connection. I was loving everything, from their raps to their style. I wanted to meet them.


Quote: If you don't have your friends and your family, what do you really have? You can have all the money in the world, but with no friends and no family, it's no good. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

If you don't have your friends and your family, what do you really have? You can have all the money in the world, but with no friends and no family, it's no good.


Quote: Being that I went to jail and came back, I went through a whole new experience in life. I went from being at the top to back down at the bottom again. In jail, you get stripped of your freedom and everything, so I experienced different things, learned more. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Being that I went to jail and came back, I went through a whole new experience in life. I went from being at the top to back down at the bottom again. In jail, you get stripped of your freedom and everything, so I experienced different things, learned more.


Quote: I gotta keep hustling. I know when it comes to the Internet, we move units. I grew up on the Internet. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I gotta keep hustling. I know when it comes to the Internet, we move units. I grew up on the Internet.


Quote: I need, sometimes, individuals to spark an idea so that I can take off running. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I need, sometimes, individuals to spark an idea so that I can take off running.


Quote: I don't know what type of music my son will want. By the time he starts listening to music, really, at like 15, 16, I'll probably have 10 albums out by that time. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I don't know what type of music my son will want. By the time he starts listening to music, really, at like 15, 16, I'll probably have 10 albums out by that time.


Quote: My talent is my talent. I ain't really tripping off no ego; I just like to make good music with good people. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

My talent is my talent. I ain't really tripping off no ego; I just like to make good music with good people.


Quote: It's always dope being able to perform with your girlfriend and get money with your girlfriend. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

It's always dope being able to perform with your girlfriend and get money with your girlfriend.


Quote: Management plays a role just keeping everything in place for you and making sure everything's going right. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Management plays a role just keeping everything in place for you and making sure everything's going right.


Quote: I leave my circle tight in keep my family close. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I leave my circle tight in keep my family close.


Quote: Sometimes I have to remind myself, that on my worst day I live like somebody on their greatest. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Sometimes I have to remind myself, that on my worst day I live like somebody on their greatest.


Quote: Big dreams turn into big things. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Big dreams turn into big things.


Quote: I'm into all types of stuff. I might have on Pumas one day, Givenchy the next. I'd wear this John Elliott sweat suit to the club. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I'm into all types of stuff. I might have on Pumas one day, Givenchy the next. I'd wear this John Elliott sweat suit to the club.


Quote: I always had pressure on myself through my life. I put pressure on myself and not from other people. I always wanted to be one of the hottest rappers. So the pressure comes from myself. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I always had pressure on myself through my life. I put pressure on myself and not from other people. I always wanted to be one of the hottest rappers. So the pressure comes from myself.


Quote: I think everybody from Philadelphia been shot at before. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I think everybody from Philadelphia been shot at before.


Quote: It's cool when people know you more, but I like people to treat me regular when they see me. I take pictures. I don't really be big on people looking at me. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

It's cool when people know you more, but I like people to treat me regular when they see me. I take pictures. I don't really be big on people looking at me.


Quote: I've always been rapping before I was making money off of it. Before I made a profit, I had always been rapping. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I've always been rapping before I was making money off of it. Before I made a profit, I had always been rapping.


Quote: I have a fan base worldwide, man. I think they're really down for me. That's how I got signed -- 30,000 fans retweeting Rick Ross. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I have a fan base worldwide, man. I think they're really down for me. That's how I got signed -- 30,000 fans retweeting Rick Ross.


Quote: I don't wear the see-through shirts or anything too glittery. I come from that '90s school of rap. Fitted caps, because I got a big head, so snapbacks don't fit me right. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I don't wear the see-through shirts or anything too glittery. I come from that '90s school of rap. Fitted caps, because I got a big head, so snapbacks don't fit me right.


Quote: I don't think I would change really anything about rap. Rap don't have no limits to it, and I like it like that. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I don't think I would change really anything about rap. Rap don't have no limits to it, and I like it like that.


Quote: Jay-Z ain't a manager; he owns a management company. He been through this; he been through the game for a long time, so he knows tactics in taking artists in certain directions we need to go in. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Jay-Z ain't a manager; he owns a management company. He been through this; he been through the game for a long time, so he knows tactics in taking artists in certain directions we need to go in.


Quote: I always wanted to be one of the hottest rappers. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I always wanted to be one of the hottest rappers.


Quote: When my girl do better than me, I still win. When I do better than her, she still wins. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

When my girl do better than me, I still win. When I do better than her, she still wins.


Quote: I'm not gone remix a record I don't got no love for. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I'm not gone remix a record I don't got no love for.


Quote: I'm not the best person at putting words together. I can't give you the melody. But I might inspire somebody. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I'm not the best person at putting words together. I can't give you the melody. But I might inspire somebody.


Quote: Philly gave me my ambition and drive to get more. It's a reminder to stay on top of my game. That's not a place I want to go back to. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Philly gave me my ambition and drive to get more. It's a reminder to stay on top of my game. That's not a place I want to go back to.


Quote: When I'm not in the booth, I'm one of the most laid-back guys. But growing up, I liked DMX, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, and T.I. -- dudes that went all out on the track. My first songs were energetic because I liked their energy. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

When I'm not in the booth, I'm one of the most laid-back guys. But growing up, I liked DMX, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, and T.I. -- dudes that went all out on the track. My first songs were energetic because I liked their energy.


Quote: I think it's way harder when you have success, 'cause people tend to not treat you the same or look at you the same because they see the success or the money you make. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I think it's way harder when you have success, 'cause people tend to not treat you the same or look at you the same because they see the success or the money you make.


Quote: The Rolls Royce was the real first car. It wasn't the first new car I got, but it was the first real car I bought that's like, 'Wow, I got this.' by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

The Rolls Royce was the real first car. It wasn't the first new car I got, but it was the first real car I bought that's like, 'Wow, I got this.'


Quote: If you don't know where you make your mistakes, that's your worst mistake: not knowing where your mistakes are at. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

If you don't know where you make your mistakes, that's your worst mistake: not knowing where your mistakes are at.


Quote: I don't rely on catchphrases or really like sing-along. I just do whatever I feel. Whatever the beat makes me say, I do that and I run with that. It's been working for me, so I'd be cool with that. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I don't rely on catchphrases or really like sing-along. I just do whatever I feel. Whatever the beat makes me say, I do that and I run with that. It's been working for me, so I'd be cool with that.


Quote: People say money ain't nothing; money is basically everything. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

People say money ain't nothing; money is basically everything.


Quote: Work harder than anybody you've ever seen. That's what I believe. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Work harder than anybody you've ever seen. That's what I believe.


Quote: I know all I really wanna do is get money and take care of my family. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I know all I really wanna do is get money and take care of my family.


Quote: I watch my YouTube videos over and over. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I watch my YouTube videos over and over.


Quote: I don't like a girl on social media, when you have an open inbox, answering questions from dudes left and right every day. What's the point? It's like having your number all out. Everybody think they're famous when they get 100,000 followers on Instagram and 5,000 on Twitter. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of Meek Mill quote; white text on black background

I don't like a girl on social media, when you have an open inbox, answering questions from dudes left and right every day. What's the point? It's like having your number all out. Everybody think they're famous when they get 100,000 followers on Instagram and 5,000 on Twitter.


Quote: Meek Mill -- my homies used to call me 'Meek Millions,' and at the time I didn't have no millions, so I ain't really want to be called 'Millions,' so I just shortened it down to Meek Mill. 'Meek Milli,' my friends used to call me. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Meek Mill -- my homies used to call me 'Meek Millions,' and at the time I didn't have no millions, so I ain't really want to be called 'Millions,' so I just shortened it down to Meek Mill. 'Meek Milli,' my friends used to call me.


Quote: Just build your brand from day one, man. Your brand is your name, basically. A lot of people don't know that they need to build their brand, your brand is what keeps you moving. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Just build your brand from day one, man. Your brand is your name, basically. A lot of people don't know that they need to build their brand, your brand is what keeps you moving.


Quote: I work hard. I focus on myself and putting food on my dinner table before anything else. I don't worry about other artists. Worrying about the next person in a negative way is the wrong way to be. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

I work hard. I focus on myself and putting food on my dinner table before anything else. I don't worry about other artists. Worrying about the next person in a negative way is the wrong way to be.


Quote: Everybody think they're famous when they get 100,000 followers on Instagram and 5,000 on Twitter. by author Meek Mill overlaid on photo of photo of author Meek Mill with quote

Everybody think they're famous when they get 100,000 followers on Instagram and 5,000 on Twitter.


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