Jay Z admits Meek Mill was caught in a probation trap for years by a broken system.
Meek Mill has been released after five months in prison, following his sentence in November 2017 for violating his probation by failing a drug test, getting arrested for fighting and other related offenses.
“Today, Meek Mill, a son of Philadelphia, is a free man.” Jay Z said in a statement. “He was incarcerated unjustly and caught in a probation trap for years by a broken system. Now we can celebrate his release. We thank every individual that has supported and fought alongside Meek every step of the way.”
Meek Mill thanked his celebrity friends, supporters and the Philly District Attorney’s office, after he was released from Chester State Prison. “In the meantime, I plan to work closely with my legal team to overturn this unwarranted conviction and look forward to reuniting with my family and resuming my music career,” he tweeted.
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