Meek Mill

(Robert Rihmeek Williams)

Meek Mill
Meek Mill
  • Born: May 6, 1987
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Rapper, Songwriter, Activist

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Robert Rihmeek Williams, known professionally as Meek Mill, is an American rapper and activist. Raised in Philadelphia, he embarked on his music career as a battle rapper, and later formed a short-lived rap group, The Bloodhoundz. In 2008, Atlanta-based rapper T.I. signed Meek Mill to his first record deal. In February 2011, after leaving Grand Hustle Records, Mill signed with Miami-based rapper Rick Ross's Maybach Music Group (MMG). Mill's debut album, Dreams and Nightmares, was released in 2012 under MMG and Warner Bros. Records. The album, preceded by the lead single "Amen", debuted at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200.

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Everybody think they're famous when they get 100,000 followers on Instagram and 5,000 on Twitter. Fame
I always wanted to be one of the hottest rappers.
I don't rely on catchphrases or really like sing-along. I just do whatever I feel. Whatever the beat makes me say, I do that and I run with that. It's been working for me, so I'd be cool with that.
I don't think I would change really anything about rap. Rap don't have no limits to it, and I like it like that.
I don't want to just be fully rapping my whole life. Life
I don't wear the see-through shirts or anything too glittery. I come from that '90s school of rap. Fitted caps, because I got a big head, so snapbacks don't fit me right.
I have a fan base worldwide, man. I think they're really down for me. That's how I got signed - 30,000 fans retweeting Rick Ross.
I think everybody from Philadelphia been shot at before.
I think it's way harder when you have success, 'cause people tend to not treat you the same or look at you the same because they see the success or the money you make. Success ;Money, Coins & Minting
I watch my YouTube videos over and over.
I work hard. I focus on myself and putting food on my dinner table before anything else. I don't worry about other artists. Worrying about the next person in a negative way is the wrong way to be. Work, Workers & The Labor Force ;Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
If you don't have your friends and your family, what do you really have? You can have all the money in the world, but with no friends and no family, it's no good. Families, Children & Parenting ;Money, Coins & Minting
I'm always gonna be all over my CD the most, of course. My talent is my talent. I ain't really tripping off no ego; I just like to make good music with good people. Music, Chants & Rapps
I'm into all types of stuff. I might have on Pumas one day, Givenchy the next. I'd wear this John Elliott sweat suit to the club.
I'm not gone remix a record I don't got no love for. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
It's cool when people know you more, but I like people to treat me regular when they see me. I take pictures. I don't really be big on people looking at me.
I've always been rapping before I was making money off of it. Before I made a profit, I had always been rapping. Money, Coins & Minting
Jay-Z ain't a manager; he owns a management company. He been through this; he been through the game for a long time, so he knows tactics in taking artists in certain directions we need to go in. Time
Just build your brand from day one, man. Your brand is your name, basically. A lot of people don't know that they need to build their brand, your brand is what keeps you moving.
Meek Mill - my homies used to call me 'Meek Millions,' and at the time I didn't have no millions, so I ain't really want to be called 'Millions,' so I just shortened it down to Meek Mill. 'Meek Milli,' my friends used to call me. Time
People say money ain't nothing; money is basically everything. Money, Coins & Minting
Philly gave me my ambition and drive to get more. It's a reminder to stay on top of my game. That's not a place I want to go back to.
When I'm not in the booth, I'm one of the most laid-back guys. But growing up, I liked DMX, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, and T.I. - dudes that went all out on the track. My first songs were energetic because I liked their energy.
You could be Top 5 on iTunes, but for people to buy an album, they've got to have a connection with an artist. Every time I bought someone's album, it was about the connection. I was loving everything, from their raps to their style. I wanted to meet them. Time

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