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Meek Mill Says He and Drake Have Moved Past Their Beef

In an interview with the Breakfast Club, the Philly rapper opened up about prison, dealing with trauma, and the justice system.

by Lawrence Burney
10 May 2018, 11:09pm

Meek Mill has been making his press rounds ever since being released from prison in late April. In his first post-prison interview with Lester Holt this past weekend, he told the NBC journalist, "I ain't feel free since I caught this case at 19, I'm 30 now... I don't feel free at all." Just this week, he's had sit downs with Angie Martinez and Ebro at Hot 97. He also stopped by the Breakfast Club this morning to talk about topics ranging from his most recent prison stint, his first day home, and his relationship with Drake.

When asked about the mental space he's in, Meek mentioned that he needed to return favors to everyone that fought for his freedom:

"The support I got when I was in prison, I feel like I should be reaching back and giving out the same support because, even a lot of people on social media was like, 'Y'all screaming Free Meek. Y'all got family members in prison.' I'm just reaching back the same way people supported me. It really gave me a different outlook to see that many people supporting me at one time."

Meek's toxic relationship with Philadelphia judge Genece Binkley has been well-documented. He spoke about self-hate within the black community and how he think that has affected his freedom over the years:

"When I was in jail, one of the biggest topics was self-hate and watching niggas rumbling over cookies. Everybody hate each other. It's like this is embedded in people's mind. So with her [Judge Genece Brinkley] I'm like, if this was Justin Bieber coming in here in front of a white judge, come on man—send Justin Bieber to jail? I don't even think that's an option. Because he's what? Addicted to using drugs? It wouldn't be an option."

He also spoke about his current relationship with Drake:

"Nah, I ain't talk to him yet. I seen him on FaceTime the other day. They was with Ruggs and it was good energy. What happened is what happened. We moved past that. I think we'll have a conversation or something when we see each other and get it going...As grown men, it's been two years. How long should this be going on?

Watch the full interview above.

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This article originally appeared on Noisey US.