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Meek Mill Request For Bail Denied By Judge

Meek Mill remains in prison after his emergency bail request was denied by a judge.

The “Dreams & Nightmares” rapper got the bad news on Monday that his bail was denied by his probation judge Genece Brinkley, according to TMZ. Last month, the Pennsylvania Superior Court rejected Meek Mill’s bail petition and ordered the presiding judge to make a formal ruling on his emergency bail request. There has also been widespread condemnation for the judge who handed down the heavy-handed sentencing last month, but she is unmoved.

Judge Brinkley argued in her legal docs that Meek Mill is a danger to the community and is a flight risk. She also suggest that his urine test may have been tainted because he may have flushed his system with “Fast Flush.” His attorney is once again furious with the judges ruling and vows to continue to fight for the rapper’s freedom. His lead attorney, Joe Tacopina, says that the judge’s ruling “continues her long pattern of unfair treatment.” He also indicate the he will be appealing the judges decision not to grant his client bail.

Meek Mill, whose real name is Robert Williams, is currently serving 2-4 years in a state prison for probation violation. He has been getting a lot of support from the general public and fellow celebrities including his rival Drake and The Game, as well as, other celebrities closer to him like JAY-Z and Rick Ross. Reverend Al Sharpton and Colin Kaepernick have also thrown their support behind the #FreeMeekMill movemnet.

JAY-Z penned an op-ed in the New York Times last month where he blast the justice system for its years of mass incarceration of young black men. He argued that Meek Mill is just the latest victim of a system notorious for oppressing people of color. Last weekend, Hov played Meek’s single “Dreams & Nighmares” at his “4:44 Tour” stop in Philadelphia. He also spoke briefly about the Maybach Music Group rapper’s incarceration.

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Meek Mill May Get A Break Judge Ordered To Make Bail Ruling

Meek Mill may get some reprieve as pressure mounts on the judge to make a ruling on his bail petition.

The Dreamchasers rapper, whose real name is Robert Williams, is currently serving 2-4 years in a Pennsylvania prison for probation violation. The sentencing handed down by Judge Genece Brinkley has been widely criticized by the rapper’s fans and his celebrity peers including JAY-Z and civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton. Meek’s attorneys have been fighting for his release since his sentence commence earlier this month and so far there is no breakthrough.

Meek Mill’s attorney filed a motion in the Pennsylvania Superior Court to have him release on an emergency bail. The High Court denied the motion but ruled that judge Genece Brinkley should hand down a ruling on his emergency bail application. Meek’s representative, Jordan Siev, told TMZ that the ruling a legal victory for the rapper and vowed to continue fighting for his freedom. “We’re pleased that the Superior Court took immediate action to direct the Court of Common Pleas to decide on the application for bail without further delay,” Siev said. “We remain hopeful that Mr. Williams will be promptly released on bail.”

A bail hearing was originally scheduled for November 27th but was canceled by Judge Brinkley canceled who said it was set due to an administrative error. Meek Mill’s legal team also filed a motion to have her removed from the case arguing that she is tainted and carrying a grudge for the MC who is from the same part of Philly that she is from. If the judge denied his emergency bail then that narrows down Meek Mill’s legal option to get out of prison and will likely have to serve his 2+ years before ever tasting freedom again.

Prior to his prison stint, the MMG rapper was working on his upcoming album DC5.