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MEEK MILL’S CONVICTION SPARKS NATIONWIDE DEBATE ON PAROLE SYSTEM

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Robert Rihmeek Williams (Meek Mill), has been sentenced to 2-4 years in prison for violating probation. Meek Mill has been on this probation since 2008, stemming from a drug and gun conviction for which he spent 8 months in jail. He is currently 30 years old (2017).

“The sentence handed down by the Judge — against the recommendation of the Assistant District Attorney and Probation Officer — is unjust and heavy handed,” Jay-Z

Meek Mill has become the face for a major problem in America. The criminal justice system is adamant that individuals work in order to be productive citizens, but set ridiculous restrictions upon people on probation making it very easy to get misdemeanors and often times making it very difficult to earn a livelihood. For example, every time Meek needed to travel, he was forced to seek permission, which was often denied. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Pennsylvania had about 183,000 men and women on probation as of Dec. 31, 2015.

Jay-Zwrote about the conviction in the New York Times. He also made a public post about the conviction on facebook.

The conviction sparked conversations nationwide about the fairness of the US parole system. Philadelphia protested the decision by means of marching, billboard signs, and ad placements at bus stations and on special Philadelphia buses

Meek Mill has been a powerful voice in the community for young people all across the country – and the world. He’s made positive contributions to his community through various organizations, dedicating his time and money to the cultivation of our youth and our neighborhoods; even while overcoming his own adversities.

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Roddy Ricch – The Box [Official Music Video]

The visual for the #1 single

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Meghan Trainor – Nice to Meet Ya (Official Music Video) ft. Nicki Minaj

Meghan Trainor and Nicki Minaj link up at the office for the ‘Nice To Meet Ya’ Video.

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Directed by Mathew Cullen

Produced by Luga Podesta for London Alley

Concept by Meghan Trainor

Choreographed by Charm La’Donna

Meghan Trainor online:
https://twitter.com/Meghan_Trainor
https://www.instagram.com/meghan_trainor
https://www.facebook.com/meghantraino…
https://meghan-trainor.com

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Drake + Future Leak “DESIRES,” On OctobersVeryOwn Soundcloud

Drake & Future end the month of January with another song.

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A new Drake + Future tape seems to be among us. The duo are back at it again after starting this year on a high note, releasing their song “Life Is Good.Today at 3 A.M. EST, Drake & the OVO team decided to leak a new song featuring Future called “Desires.” Future had previewed the song previously on his Instagram live last August.

Check it out here:

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