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Thu, 2018-Apr-26 02:14 UTC
Length - 2:21
Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 445,932 views on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 our article of the day is Meek Mill.
Robert Rihmeek Williams (born May 6, 1987), known professionally as Meek Mill, is an American rapper and songwriter. 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 single "Young & Gettin' It", debuted 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 fellow MMG label-mates; he is also known for his appearances on MMG's Self Made compilation series, with his first two singles, "Tupac Back" and "Ima Boss", being included on volume one. In November 2017, he was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison for violating his parole and served 5 months at the State Correctional Institution – Chester in Chester, Pennsylvania before being released while his trial continues.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 02:14 UTC on Thursday, 26 April 2018.
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