Meek Mill has teased a trailer for his upcoming Free Meek Amazon docuseries that explores his life, profession and journey by means of the felony justice system.
Set to the Philadelphia rapper's 2018 observe "Trauma," the minute-long trailer provides an inside look to the six-part collection, which "explores my life and the failings within the felony justice system which have haunted me and others like me," Meek captioned the tweet Saturday (March 17).
Free Meek will probably be launched this summer season on Prime Video. Watch the trailer beneath.
The collection is produced by JAY-Z and his Roc Nation banner, Intellectual Property Corp.'s Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman in addition to investigative journalist Paul Solotaroff and documentary filmmaker Isaac Solotaroff, in line with The Hollywood Reporter.
Last November, Meek — born Robert Rihmeek Williams — was despatched to county lockup for 2 to 4 years after he was captured whereas performing a wheelie in an Instagram video. It was the third time Judge Genece Brinkley despatched the rapper to jail for violating his probation. The sentencing ignited outrage and triggered a collection of investigations after many deemed it too extreme.
The docuseries will discover these investigations. Advocates see the sentencing as proof of the inequalities in a felony justice system the place African-Americans are incarcerated at practically six occasions the speed of whites.
"I by no means actually checked out it as a nightmare; I checked out it as actual life for a black child in America — that is actual life," Meek says within the trailer.
Amazon notes that the investigative collection will comply with Mill and his supporters as they try to uncover the completely different aspects of corruption that stored the rapper beneath the thumb of Philadelphia's felony justice system for greater than a decade, THR beforehand reported.
It can even reveal his life put up incarceration. Each hourlong episode will unravel Mill's previous — from the childhood trauma that formed him as an artist, to the huge conspiracy behind his newest imprisonment — whereas following present-day developments in his authorized battle, private life and music profession. The collection can even function Mill's authentic music.
— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) March 17, 2019
Additional reporting by The Hollywood Reporter.