Meek Mill’s criminal case closed, won’t face additional time

The rapper pleaded guilty to his 2008 misdemeanor gun charge on Tuesday morning.

August 27, 2019
Meek Mill’s criminal case closed, won’t face additional time Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Meek Mill's criminal case has been closed. After being granted a new trial without Judge Brinkley, who was accused of "inappropriately created the appearance of partiality," the Philadelphia rapper appeared in court on Tuesday morning to address his 2008 misdemeanor gun charge. Meek pleaded guilty to the charge; all other charges were dropped.

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“I know this has been a long road for you and hopefully this will be the end of it,” said Judge Leon Tucker, effectively ending the legal battle that Meek's dealt with for the past 12 years. According to the plea agreement reached, he won't be serving any more time in jail or on probation. According to NBC 10 Philadelphia, Meek walked out of the courtroom to the theme song from Rocky.

Meek Mill’s criminal case closed, won’t face additional time