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Philadelphia is welcoming Meek Mill residence.
Hours after his launch from jail, the rapper hopped in a helicopter and arrived simply in time to look at the Philadelphia 76ers tackle the Miami Warmth in Recreation 5 of the NBA playoffs. The Wells Fargo Area erupted into applause when Mill took the court docket and rang the bell, a practice that precedes each residence 76ers recreation.
Forward of tip-off, the 30-year-old Philly native took a bathe within the locker rooms and spent a while with shut pal Kevin Hart. The comic documented their reunion on social media, teasing, “Meek obtained fats as s–t!”
On Tuesday, the “Ima Boss” performer was granted bail after spending practically 5 months behind bars. He was beforehand sentenced to two to 4 years for violating probation in connection to a drug and weapons conviction in 2008.
“I’m nonetheless dazed, I am in a daze, that is nice, and unbelievable,” Mill instructed Web page Six following his launch. “I at all times had confidence it was going this manner, however I did not know when it might occur and I might be free. It seemed prefer it was going to take months extra.”
The hip-hop star additionally mentioned he seems to be ahead to lastly seeing his 6-year-old son Papi. As he defined to the outlet, “I’m going to look at the sport with my son and my household tonight. I can not wait to see my son, its his birthday on Might 13 and he had been asking how we had been going to rejoice. Once I was in jail I could not give him a solution, I did not know what to say to him, however now I’ll be spending all this time with him.”
Shifting ahead, Mill plans to renew making music and work together with his authorized group on overturning his authentic conviction.
All through his time in jail, Mill acquired an outpouring of help from stars together with Hart, Jay-Z and extra.