Meek Mill Discusses His Prison Time On ‘Ellen’


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Meek Mill has been making his rounds throughout this present promotional run for his upcoming album. The “Amen” rapper lately paid a go to to The Ellen Show the place he detailed the unfair hand the regulation has dealt him over time.

After defeating Ellen in a sport of ping-pong backstage, the Philadelphia MC opened up about his time in behind bars. Meek admitted that whereas on the within he would typically watch The Ellen Show. “They gave us the fundamental channels. Some days I discovered myself watching Ellen. Some days it was CNN and a few days it was Ellen on,” he defined.

He gave DeGeneres the timeline of what led as much as him being on probation for nearly 12 years. “I actually didn’t have any steering and I used to be hanging round a bunch of the mistaken individuals and I acquired caught up. When I went to see the bail choose he was like ‘you’re right here for pointing a firearm at a police officer, promoting medicine’. I used to be like ‘whoa whoa whoa, pointing a gun?’ I wouldn’t be right here proper now for pointing a gun at a police officer.”

When discussing his most up-to-date five-month stint he admitted that he came upon about his launch on tv. “I used to be in my cell. I’m watching the information [and they say] ‘Meek Mill is up for bail’. I dropped my meals and jumped up within the air and I used to be leaving 10 minutes later.”

Meek’s new album Championships can be launched at midnight tonight. You can view the interview in entirety beneath.