Lil Wayne, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Anderson .Paak, and Meek Mill announced as TIDAL X headliners

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TIDAL has announced the headliners for its annual charity concert, TIDAL X. After announcing earlier this year that the proceeds of the show will support criminal justice reform non-profits, the streaming platform has announced its stacked lineup of performers for its return to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on October 23.

Headliners will include Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, Anderson .Paak and the return of Ms. Lauryn Hill. Kaskade will return to the event as well. This year’s lineup also features Vic Mensa, Black Thought, Teyana Taylor and more. Tickets for TIDAL X and livestream information can be found here. 

One hundred percent of net ticket proceeds and donations at TIDAL X will support non-profit organizations including #Cut50,  Equal Justice Initiative and Innocence Project and REFORM.

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Meek Mill Cast In 12 O’Clock Boys Film Adaptation

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Meek MillMeek Mill has been cast in 12 O’Clock Boys, an upcoming adaptation of Lotfy Nathan’s 2013 documentary of the same name following a group of young dirt bikers in Baltimore. Deadline reports that Meek Mill will play the leader of a bike gang called the Midnight Clique. It will be the rapper’s first … More »

Armand Hammer’s Paraffin Is A Disorienting Rap Masterpiece

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Armand-Hammer-Paraffin“Service weapon in my face, all I could see was his lips chapped.” That’s billy woods, one half of the New York rap duo Armand Hammer, on “Dettol,” a song from their new album Paraffin. He’s rapping, in hard and dense clusters, over a staggered loop of strings and pianos, the kind you might hear … More »

Drake Brings Out Meek Mill In Boston, Squashing Beef

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Drake and Meek MillOnce upon a time, Drake and Meek Mill were allies. They had a hit together with “Amen” and seemed to be friendly with each other. But in 2015, Meek went at Drake on Twitter, accusing him of using a ghostwriter on “R.I.C.O.,” a song they recorded together … More »

Watch Meek Mill Talk Prison Reform, Perform “Dangerous” On Fallon

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Meek-Mill-on-FallonMeek Mill has been playing a double role since he was released from prison back in April. He’d been in prison based on a pretty ridiculous probation violation, and his sentence — two to four years after a couple of minor violations — brought a whole lot of attention to how ridiculous the … More »

At Least We Can Count On Childish Gambino For Great Videos

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Childish GambinoRemember the early stage of the Drake/Meek Mill beef? If not, let me refresh your memory. More »

Meek Mill returns to rap with new EP, ‘Legends Of The Summer’ [Stream]

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Meek Mill remains thick in the midst of his legal battle, and it should therefore be unsurprising that motifs from both Mill’s ongoing motion to appeal for a new trial and his preceding time in prison surface on his new EP, Legends Of The Summer, surprise released on July 6.

The four-track offering includes “Stay Woke,” the single that Mill originally debuted duet style with Miguel at the BET Awards in June 2018. “Dangerous,” a collaboration with Jeremih and PnB Rock, “1am,” and Swizz Beatz feature “Millidelphia,” comprise the remaining three songs of Legends Of The Summer, a politicized production that lyrically references the U.S. justice system and relatedly, the need for prison reform. Legends Of The Summer is a cerebral work that marks Mill’s fullest musical release since his April 2018 release from prison.

Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for BET

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Stream Meek Mill’s Legends Of The Summer EP

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Meek-Mill-Legends-Of-The-SummerAfter a protracted legal battle and a probation-violation sentence that was stunning in its petty cruelty, Philadelphia rap star Meek Mill continues to fight for his freedom. But while he’s free, for now, he’s getting back to the crucial business of being a rap star. And he has a lot to rap about. More »

Meek Mill Denied New Trial By Controversial Judge

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Meek Mill is out of jail, but his case is not over. And the latest development is not a good one: According to TMZ and local media, he’s been denied a new trial, after a petition he made for one earlier this year. The decision was handed down by Judge Genece Brinkley, … More »

Meek Mill – “Stay Woke” (Feat. Miguel)

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Meek Mill - "Stay Woke" (Feat. Miguel)Meek Mill became the subject of a massive nationwide protest last year after the Philadelphia rapper was sentenced to two to four years in prison for a probation violation on a decade-old gun and drugs case. Many viewed the sentence as unfairly harsh, especially after the judge in Meek’s case came under intense scrutiny for … More »