Meek Mill is a hip hop artist, a talented rapper to be precise and a songwriter whose estimated net worth is million dollars in 2017-2018. Meek has been in the music industry since 2003 but he came to the spotlight recently with the assistance of his fellow rapper and ex=fiancé Nicki Minaj.
Here is Meek Mill autobiography and how he amassed such a net worth
Biography & Wiki
Meek Mill is the son of Kathy Williams and he was born in South Philadelphia in 1987. Meek together her sister ware raised by their mother since the father was murdered in a robbery.
Meek was raised up un North Philadelphia and due to poverty, the mother had to do several jobs legal and illegal ones to feed the family such as hair cutting and shoplifting.
Meek developed interest in hip hop from Grandmaster Nell who was a DJ and as years went by the interests grew and he participated in rap battles and even formed a rap group.
Meek relationship with Nicki Minaj just ended in early 2017.the two started dating way back in 2015 and just to get more details pertaining the breakup listen to Nicki Minaj song “Regret in Your Tears”.
When Meek released Flamers 2 mixtape in 2008 which had singles such as” I’m so fly” and “Hottest in the City” he caught the attention of several Record labels among them Aphillyated Records, Grand hustle Records, and Warner Bros Records that was associated with rapper T.I. he would later take T.I offer. However, Meek was arrested and jailed and released in 2009 and upon release he released Flamers 3: The Wait Is Over mixtape.
Between 2011 and 2012 Meek was signed by Maybach Music Group label which was affiliated with rick Ross and that’s when he released his debut single “Tupac back” and “Ima Boss”. He also got to release Dreamchasers 2. His debut album was released in 2012 titled Dreams & Nightmares which debuted to no 2 in Billboard 200 chart. It’s also in 2012 that Meek Mill launched his own label Dream Chasers records that recently signed rapper Omelly and producer papamitrou.
Between 2013 and today Meek Mill has released Dreamchasaers 3 in 2013, he released his second studio album in 2015 Dreams Worth More Than Money and recently he released his third studio album Wins & Losses in 2017
Meek Mill career has been involved with a lot of controversies and some of these are such as his single “Amen” which pastors termed it as disrespect to religion. He has been involved on several feuds with Cassidy, Drake, The Game, Beanie Sigel, Kendrick Lamar, Wale, AR-Ab, 50 Cent, and Joe Budden.
Awards & Achievements
Meek Mill back in 2012 was listed the seventh hottest MC by MTV, he won in the same year an award from BET Hip Hop Awards in the category of Best Mixtape for Dreamchasers 2 and in 2016 he took home an award for Top Rap Album of the Year in Billboard Music Awards for his album Dreams Worth More Than Money.
Net Worth of Meek Mill
Meek Mill current net worth stands at $12.8 million. He has made money through concert tours amounting to more than $13 million, albums and single sales totaling to $6.3 million, YouTube injecting around $4 million and endorsements deals. Some of the brands that meek has endorsed their products are Monster energy drink, Puma, among others.
Meek Mill is one of the most controversial rappers in the music industry but as a rapper you got to do what you got to do to remain on the spotlight. Meek Mill net worth skyrocketed from 2015 when he dated fellow rapper Nicki Minaj whom they have already broken up.