- Also Known As:
- Robert Williams
Meek Mill (born Robert Williams on May 6, 1987 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American rapper. Meek was briefly signed to T.I.’s record label Grand Hustle before switching to Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group in 2011. Meek’s debut single was titled, “Tupac Black,” and his first mixtape Dreamchasers from August 2011 helped gain him popularity. Meek Mill released the followup mixtape, Dreamchasers 2, in May 2012. Before the release of his debut album, Dreams & Nightmares, on October 30, 2012, Meek announced the creation of his own record label, Dream Chasers Records. One of his first signings was 17-year-old Louisiana rapper, Lil Snupe, who was shot and killed on June 20, 2013.
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Meek Mill is best known for being a popular, up and coming rap artist.
Meek Mill was born and raised in Philadelphia. In 2008, Meek was arrested on a gun charge and was sentenced to eight months in jail. He was released in 2009. In the wake of Lil Snupe’s June 2013 death, Meek has been extremely outspoken about his fallen protege, and has reportedly supported Snupe’s grieving family. Meek and Nicki Minaj dated for about two years from 2015 until the end of 2016.