Tue 26 May 2015
Meek Mill’s rags to riches story is one that many rappers like to pretend they lived. However, as most of you know, a lot of these rap guys are living a lie. For the 28-year-old Philly native, hustling in the streets, losing family to gun violence and spending time in prison were just some of the hardships he had to overcome in order to get where he is today.
This new life includes status at the top of the MMG food chain, Nicki Minaj to call your girlfriend and enough money to be the official breadwinner of his entire family (grandma, aunties, cousins and all). For the latest issue of The Fader, writer Will Stephenson tells his story.