Rapper Meek Mill Freed from Prison in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia-born rapper Meek Mill rang a replica Liberty Bell at center court of the Philadelphia 76ers' first-round clinching playoff game Tuesday less than two hours after being released from prison while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.

Meek Mill, real name Robert Williams, was arrested in August past year for reckless driving. The state Supreme Court on Tuesday directed a Philadelphia judge who had jailed him to immediately issue an order releasing him on unsecured bail.

"Supreme Court's decision on Meek Mill being released on bail is consistent with the position of the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office", the office said in a statement. He specifically mentioned Jay-Z who manages him through the label Roc Nation, Desiree Perez, Michael Rubin, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and his fans.

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Jay-Z has expressed excitement over the release of Meek Mill.

Joe Tacopina, one of Meek's lawyers, tells NPR Music in a statement.

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Upon arriving to the arena, Meek was given a greeting by the team that was shared by their social media feeds.

"I was just excited that he got to witness this because I know that he's always represented the city and he loves this city so much", Embiid said. "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". Hart, who reportedly saw the rapper just hours before the big announcement was made, shared a photo of them sitting court side at an National Basketball Association game on Instagram. Meek is going home to be with his family, where he belongs, but bitter because it's taken this amount of time.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin visited Mill in the Pennsylvania prison where he was jailed earlier this month.

"The frustration for me is, why is he still there?"

"They made you a political prisoner to silence you. you stood tall and stayed SOLID", T.I. wrote in a caption of a video of his phone conversation with Mill on Instagram. "And also, a lot of people that are incarcerated now that are doing unnecessary time".

Meek Mill had a thrilling first day out. Now the word comes down that Meek Mill is set to see the same bail conditions as before with additional information to come. The probation violations involved 2017 arrests for a fight and for popping wheelies on a dirt bike. During a hearing last Monday, prosecutors overseeing Mill's case recommended granting the rapper a new trial based on what they say is Graham's history of corruption.


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