Meek Mill will be honored with the inaugural 2018 R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players Impact Award. Billboard is organizing the ceremony scheduled for September 27 in New York City. Meek (born Robert Williams) is being recognized for shining a light on criminal justice reform as well as his musical output. CNN host Van Jones will be on hand at the first annual event to present the award to Meek Mill. Since his release from jail, Meek Mill has joined with 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin to create an organization in order to help free a million people from jail and prison. He also released the Legends of the Summer EP which included the politically charged record “Stay Woke.”

Meek Mill to Be Honored at Billboard’s First Annual R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players Event


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