It’s been a trying week for the East Coast. Hurricane Sandy has taken lives and devastated communities. It will be some time before Jersey and NYC return to normalcy. For MMG’s Meek Mill, Sandy also rained down on his debut album’s release day. This past Tuesday, when Dreams & Nightmares dropped, most hip-hop fans in the East were dealing with the aftermath of the storm. However, Meek wasn’t concerned with his project being affected by mother nature. Instead, he was looking after his family just like everyone else.

“This storm has been crazy,” reflects Meek on the recent events. “This is my first release, and I’m supposed to be so happy for it. But the same day my album came out, I was more worried about how my family was holding out and a tree falling on my house.”

“My focus wasn’t on stores being closed,” admits Meek. “I had a packed house, filled with my family, making sure they were good during this storm,” says Meek in a press release. “I made a great album and it will sustain itself. Real people do real shit; my fans will buy the album when they are able to.”

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