Meek Mill Reflects on the Toll of Prison and Why His Upbringing Left Him ‘Traumatized’

In one of his first post-jail interviews, Meek Mill discusses prison life, freedom and how to change an unjust system.

He’d slept three hours in the last two days and hadn’t had a moment to collect himself and wrap his head around the news that he was free. But the morning after his sudden release from prison, Meek Mill was at ease as technicians buzzed around him, hanging lights and setting up booms. We’d assembled at a recording studio in central Philadelphia, expecting to find him loopy and raw after a night of being feted by his town. More