Simply hours after showing as musical visitor on “The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon” final August, Meek Mill was arrested for reckless endangerment after police considered an Instagram publish of him driving his dirtbike via New York Metropolis streets. The incident led to a controversial and unusually harsh sentence for parole violation that noticed him serving 5 months in jail.
On Sept. four, simply over a yr later, he’ll return to the present for each an interview and a musical efficiency, the place he’ll probably be accompanied by fellow Philadelphia natives The Roots.
Mill can have no scarcity of topics to debate, from his dramatic launch from jail — which noticed him flown by helicopter on to the Philadelphia 76ers playoff recreation, courtesy of group proprietor Michael Rubin, who will likely be becoming a member of him on the present — and the wave of assist he obtained throughout his sentence, notably from Jay-Z, who penned editorials and was outspoken about Mill’s remedy.
Earlier this yr Mill introduced a cope with Amazon and Jay’s Roc Nation for a documentary sequence analyzing his odyssey via the prison justice system over the previous decade and his lengthy battle with Philadelphia choose Genece Brinkley, in addition to the bigger problem of excessive incarceration charges for individuals of colour.
Mill will even carry out on the Made in America competition in Philadelphia over Labor Day weekend — his first hometown efficiency since he was launched from jail in April.