Meek Mill will reportedly spend 3-6 months in jail for reasons pertaining to his probation.
Meek Mill's sophomore album, Dreams Worth More Than Money, is due out in September, but the rapper may not be able to celebrate the release as a free man. A report from Fox News says that Meek has been sentenced to 3 to 6 months in jail, citing that the "DA was worried about [his] behavior while on probation".
It's not clear if or how he violated his probation, but according to the story, Meek will be spending time in county jail for the offense.
Complex notes that it could have had something to do with his probation holding him back from moving from his hometown of Philadelphia.
Updates to comes when more information arrives.
Check out the tweets below.
#Breaking: Rapper Meek Mill sentenced to 3-6 months in county jail. DA was worried about behavior while on probation.— FOX 29 (@FOX29philly) July 11, 2014
According to Karen Civil, Meek's team says he'll be released in 3 to 4 WEEKS.
Meek Mill will be released in 3/4 weeks.. Not months per his team.— Karεn Ciѵil (@KarenCivil) July 11, 2014
[Update 2: Rick Ross Releases Official Statement on Meek Mill's Current Situation]
According to You Heard That New, Meek's label boss, Rick Ross, has offered up an official statement on the issue. Read it below.
“I created MMG years ago, my desire was to create a space where the most talented artists in the world could be nurtured and supported. With that came a commitment. I vowed to support these artist, through the good and the bad. Every individual signed to MMG is not just an artist, they are my family. And with family you ride, or you die. Yesterday, my brother, Meek Mill ran into some unfortunate legal issues. It happens. However, his team, our team, will continue to execute Meek’s plan as close to schedule as possible. His album is coming. We ask that the fans and the media continue to support him and his music during this time. He’ll be home soon. “Dreams Are Worth More Than Money”, and family is worth more than Everything. MMG FOR LIFE.” - Rick Ross