Meek Mill

Meek Mill speaks on stage during 'Stand With Meek Mill' Rally on June 18, 2018 in Philadelphia.

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Meek Mill publicly addressed a group of fans at a rally outside the Philadelphia courthouse on Monday afternoon (June 18) prior to his latest hearing. Meek is seeking a new trial with a judge other than Genece Brinkley. The Philly native thanked fans for their ongoing support in his fight for freedom.

"Thank you to everyone coming out and standing up for me. It means a lot to me. I spent Father's Day with my son last night. If it wasn't for people like y'all I wouldn't be here today to spend time like that with my son. So, I wanna say thank y'all," he relayed to the crowd. 

"I actually left a lot of men inside those walls that can't spend Father's Day with their sons," Meek continued. "I wanted y'all to know that I will stand up for y'all family members through the rest of my music career and the platform that I actually have to extend myself to make a difference in justice reform."

Following the contentious hearing, Meek Mill spoke with CBS3 in Philadelphia while leaving the courthouse. "I feel like what went on in the courtroom today is disgraceful," the 31-year-old said in the interview. No decision has been made on Meek's push for a new trial, and Judge  Brinkley said she'll rule on whether Mill should have a new trial "in due time."

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