Meek Mill is a free man.
Mill left the Chester State Correctional Institution on Tuesday by helicopter after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the lower judge must issue an immediate order for the release of the rapper whose sentence was suspended for probation
Sources told TMZ that the helicopter belongs to Philadelphia's 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, who previously told Mills first stop outside the jail as the team's playoff game against Miami Heat.
The businessman shared a selfie shortly after takeoff, showing a freshly turned mill that flashed a smile and a peace sign.
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The long-awa This development comes a week after the Philadelphia Procuratorate said it wanted the rapper's drug and gun violence in the face of Recent developments, including the allegations that his arresting officer lied to his trial a decade ago in his trial.
The judge initiated the case. Genece Brinkley, had refused to release the star on bail, and scheduled another hearing for June.
"While the last five months have been a nightmare, prayers, visits, calls, letters, and rallies have helped me stay positive," the rapper said in a statement.
"For the Philadelphia Procuratorate, I am grateful for your commitment to justice, I understand that many colorful people across the country do not have that luxury, and I plan to use my platform to highlight these issues, in the meantime I plan to work closely with my lawyer team to lift this unjustified conviction and look forward to seeing my family again and resume my musical career. "
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In a separate statement, Mills lawyer praised the court's decision and doubled his conviction that the rapper was "unfairly sentenced "and should never have been behind bars.
"We are also pleased that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court found that Judge Brinkley, in the interest of the judiciary, may decide to withdraw from the Meek case." The statement was read. "Meek is excluded, again with We want to be united with his family, and we intend, along with Meek, to continue to put into perspective a judicial system in need of reform to prevent any other citizen from asserting themselves. "Meek persevered."
The court's decision comes the same day when comedian Kevin Hart paid a visit to his jailed buddy.
The "Ride Along" star said while the rapper remains optimistic, Hart finds "the craziest thing" that he is still imprisoned.
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"I have just seen my guy The first thing I want to say is that I am really happy to see that he has a positive attitude "Hart told reporters at a press conference. "The frustration for me is, why is he still there?"
Mill, whose real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, had been in jail since November when Brinkley sentenced him to two to four years in prison for violating probation rules, a condemnation of drug and gun possession in 2008.
His offense was a wheelie in New York during a music video shoot in August.
Various factors have sparked controversy, including the fact that Brinkley was accused of having "personal revenge" against the rapper, as well as the recent development That Mills arresting officer – and the only witness in his trial – was recently revealed on a "do not testify" list of potentially corrupt police officers held by the prosecutor.
Hart told reporters he believes Mill is innocent of the arrest of officer Reggie Graham claims that the rapper aimed a gun at him during his first arrest – an allegation that was also contested by an ex-Philadelphia cop who In February, Graham had been accused of lying in the stands.
"If you know you're innocent, it's hard to sit through something you do not know done, this is a guy I've known for years, and during those years of that relationship the talk of parole was always a distanced conversation, because it wasn't– "said Hart.
"It's something he has not done – with a policeman on a cop like a black guy – we all know the consequences behind it – that you're going to be dead in this day and age, so I doubt that will happen
Hart – who is like Mill, a native Philadelphia native, also reiterated Mills lawyer claims that Brinkley held an inexplicable but "obvious" personal revenge on the star, and held his Phrase for "the craziest thing I've ever seen in my life".
Nevertheless, just as the rapper himself has done in recent interviews, Hart identified the silver lining with the fact that the situation is
"I think the good thing about this situation is that he now has a platform and I think he can use this platform to really shed some light on how corrupt the system is, man, and hopefully we'll stop the younger generation from going through it, "the actor said. "If you have those probation sentences that turn into four- to eight-year sentences, I think that should be checked … It takes certain situations to shed light on it – that's the situation for me." He will spend his prison term in prison, motivated to poke holes in the judicial system and rectify them. Englisch: www.mjfriendship.de/en/index.php?op…39&Itemid=32.
Shortly after news that Mill is being released on bail, Hart celebrated the occasion with an Instagram post by Rubin, who accompanied Hart on his Tuesday visit.
"Meek Mill is Frrrrreeeeeeeee …. I just walked away from the visit to the prison with @michaelgrubin and we were just told that he will be released … Woooooooow … get up at Philadelphia !!!!!", wrote Hard.
Rubin also intervened and said he was on his way to retrieve the rapper. The businessman also told the New York Times that Mill "more than likely" will attend 76ers playoff game against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night and ring the ceremonial bell before the game if he can make it on time.
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