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Meek Mill Celebrates 'Championships' Grammy Success at L.A.'s Neuehouse

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TIDAL and Dolby celebrated Meek Mill’s GRAMMY-nominated Championships album at the NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles on Feb. 22, 2020. 

As the city of Los Angeles prepares for a week of madness stemming from Sunday's upcoming Grammy Awards (Jan. 26), on Wednesday night (Jan. 22), Meek Mill injected a jolt of electricity to partygoers with this celebratory Championships party at the Neuehouse.   

Sponsored by Tidal and Dolby, Meek's soiree was plush and extravagant, as towers of Ace of Spades bottles adorned the room. And if fans weren't in the mood for any bubbly, the bar provided several tasty alternatives such as the D'usse Lemonade and a unique concoction called the Dream Chasers, consisting of ginger beer, lime juice, syrup, and D'usse. 

The festive theme catered to Meek's first Grammy nomination for best rap album dating back to his 2018 magnum opus Championships. People arrived dapper in their cocktail attire at 8:00 p.m., hoping to catch a glimpse of Meek's performance before the night was over. At 10:30, the Philly MC granted their wish, as he sauntered onstage to the sounds of his 2011 hit "I'm a Boss." Dressed to the nines, Meek appeared in a two-piece striped black and white suit with his luminous chains resting comfortably on his black turtleneck.

"Shoutout to everybody in the building tonight," Meek graciously said on the mic. "Thanks for having me in the building, Tidal, and Dolby." Once he wrapped up his brief thank-you speech, Meek zoomed into "House Party." With a montage of his career playing on the big screen, Meek relished the ambiance, elevating his mood from grateful to excited. Entranced by his shifty delivery, fans began dancing and mouthing off the lyrics as if Meek was in concert-mode. 

After dishing out some "new flame," courtesy of his fiery "Peta" collaboration with Roddy Ricch, Meek was eager to give attendees that "Championship vibe," as he did so with gusto. He skated through his deep cut gems, including "1942 Flows" and "Respect the Game," but then hungrily looked to recapture the party vibes. He feasted on Nav's "Tap," and catered to the "pretty female hustlers in the room with "24/7" and "All Eyez on You." Then, he raised the temperature with a spirited rendition of "Goin' Bad" sans Drake.

"One time for the real hustlers in the building," howled Meek. As the piano keys to Meek's "Dreams & Nightmares" intro slowly crept through the speakers, fans regathered themselves in preparation for a volcanic conclusion. After calmly reciting the first half of his verse, Meek ramped up the intensity once he neared the second part of the song. Once the beat-shift came, confetti blanked the venue. Fans continued to rap along with Meek while also toasting at the same time. As he neared the finale, Meek's sense of gratitude remerged. He humbly thanked Tidal, Dolby, and the partygoers, after an energetic 20-minute set ahead of his Grammy night on Sunday. 


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