Today In Hip-Hop: Meek Mill Celebrates 26th Birthday

On this day, May 6, in hip-hop history… 1987:There’s no doubt that Meek Mill will be paying a visit to King of Diamonds tonight. The Philly rapper burst onto the scene with his Flamers series that caught the attention of hip-hop heavyweights Charlie Mack and T.I. While a short stint in jail stopped him from landing a Grand Hustle deal, Meek bounced back and signed with Rick Ross in 2011. Later that year, he would become a XXL Freshman and drop two game-changing singles—“Tupac Back” and “Ima Boss.” His buzz just kept growing as more fans were attracted to his view of ...

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