Entertainment Kevin Hart, Big Sean voice support for Meek Mill rally

18:54  14 november  2017
18:54  14 november  2017 Source:   Cover Media

FBI launch investigation into judge who jailed Meek Mill - report

  FBI launch investigation into judge who jailed Meek Mill - report America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has reportedly launched an investigation into the judge who sent Meek Mill to jail. The rapper checked into prison last week (ends12Nov17) after Pennsylvania judge Genece Brinkley handed him a sentence of two to four years behind bars for two arrests that violated his probation arising from a 2008 drug and gun bust. Several big names, including JAY-Z and Rick Ross, slammed the judge for the harsh sentence, which was given despite both the district attorney and Mill’s probation officer asking for no jail time. Mill's attorney Joe Tacopina later claimed that Brinkley had exhibited "enormous bias" against the rapper, apparently getting offended after Mill refused her request to drop his management Roc Nation and sign with Philadelphia music figure Charlie Mack. Brinkley is also said to have asked Mill to record a cover of a Boyz II Men song - the R&B group Mack manages. And now, according to the New York Post's gossip column Page Six, this outcry has prompted the FBI to take a further look at the judge and her sentencing. “The feds have an interest in the judge and (her) potential relationships," a source told the outlet. "This is an investigation looking into a possible extortionate demand. Undercover agents have been in the courtroom monitoring the Meek proceedings since April 2016.

Comedian Kevin Hart and rappers Big Sean and T.I. are supporting a planned rally set to take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Monday (13Nov17) to protest Meek Mill ’s imprisonment. “I stand for @ meekmill ,” Black Thought wrote beside the poster. “I hope my city does the same.”

Comedian Kevin Hart and rappers Big Sean and T.I. are supporting a planned rally set to take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Monday (13Nov17) to protest Meek Mill 's imprisonment. "I stand for @ meekmill ," Black Thought wrote beside the poster. "I hope my city does the same."

a man wearing sunglasses posing for the camera © Provided by Cover Media Comedian Kevin Hart and rappers Big Sean and T.I. are supporting a planned rally set to take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Monday (13Nov17) to protest Meek Mill's imprisonment.

Meek checked into prison last week (ends12Nov17) after Pennsylvania judge Genece Brinkley handed him a sentence of two to four years behind bars for two arrests that violated his probation from a 2008 drug and gun bust.

The severity of the punishment has sparked outraged protests from fans and hip-hop stars alike, including JAY-Z, and now his supporters have organised the Rally for Meek event, calling on activists to gather outside the Criminal Justice Center in the embattled rapper's native Philadelphia at 5pm on Monday to make their voices heard.

FBI launch investigation into judge who jailed Meek Mill - report

  FBI launch investigation into judge who jailed Meek Mill - report America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has reportedly launched an investigation into the judge who sent Meek Mill to jail. The rapper checked into prison last week (ends12Nov17) after Pennsylvania judge Genece Brinkley handed him a sentence of two to four years behind bars for two arrests that violated his probation arising from a 2008 drug and gun bust. Several big names, including JAY-Z and Rick Ross, slammed the judge for the harsh sentence, which was given despite both the district attorney and Mill’s probation officer asking for no jail time. Mill's attorney Joe Tacopina later claimed that Brinkley had exhibited "enormous bias" against the rapper, apparently getting offended after Mill refused her request to drop his management Roc Nation and sign with Philadelphia music figure Charlie Mack. Brinkley is also said to have asked Mill to record a cover of a Boyz II Men song - the R&B group Mack manages. And now, according to the New York Post's gossip column Page Six, this outcry has prompted the FBI to take a further look at the judge and her sentencing. “The feds have an interest in the judge and (her) potential relationships," a source told the outlet. "This is an investigation looking into a possible extortionate demand. Undercover agents have been in the courtroom monitoring the Meek proceedings since April 2016.

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Following news of Meek Mil l‘s prison sentence Monday, many in the entertainment industry voiced their support for the rapper while simultaneously Other celebrities who shared their reactions to Mill ’s prison sentence include Kevin Hart and T.I. Praying for my brother @ meekmill right now.

A poster for the protest reads: "Our criminal justice system has failed Meek Mill and millions of others like him. We stand for justice."

Meek's mentor and Maybach Music Group label boss Rick Ross, T.I. and Big Sean all publicised the event by sharing the image on their Instagram pages, with the Bounce Back hitmaker captioning his post, "Way too important!", as producer Swizz Beatz remarked, "Stand for something or fall for anything #freemeekmill".

Fellow proud Philadelphians, The Roots star Black Thought and funnyman Kevin Hart, also commented on the rally via Twitter.

"I stand for @meekmill," Black Thought wrote beside the poster. "I hope my city does the same."

And Kevin added, "Let's go Philadelphia.... #FreeMeekMill".

The news of the protest emerges after Meek's attorney, Joe Tacopina, told TMZ.com his client will be applying to officials at Pennsylvania's Board of Pardons to get him out of jail.

A petition calling for Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to pardon the musician, real name Robert Rihmeek Williams, has also garnered more than 300,000 signatures, although authorities insist Wolf does not have the power to interfere in the case.

Meek Mill appealing prison sentence in new court motion .
Meek Mill is appealing his prison sentence and requesting his probation to be terminated. Earlier this month (Nov17), Pennsylvania Judge Genece Brinkley ruled Mill, real name Robert Rihmeek Williams, should serve at least two years behind bars for breaking the terms of his probation from a 2008 drug and gun bust after agreeing to plea deals following two arrests earlier this year. The sentence left lawyers for both the defence and prosecution stunned, and now Mill's attorneys Brian McMonagle and Joe Tacopina have filed a motion to appeal the jail term and ask for the rapper's probation to come to an end, they confirmed to Billboard.com on Wednesday (15Nov17). Plans for the new motion came just hours after Mill's legal team filed official papers requesting "the recusal of Judge Brinkley from considering and ruling on that motion and from any further adjudicatory role in this case". According to the complaint, Brinkley ignored the recommendation of Mill's probation officer, who said that he had "responded well" and "actively participated in an effort towards behavioural change", and ordered the rapper into confinement on 6 November.

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