Concerts

Meek Mill Announces Labor Day Weekend Show at Revolution, Fort Lauderdale, Sept. 2

Some recognize the City of Brotherly Love as a jumping off point for an assortment of rappers, including Beanie Sigel, Jedi Mind Tricks, and Freeway, while children of the nineties associate Philadelphia with Will Smith's days before Bel-Air.

Recently joining the ranks of these wordsmiths is Meek Mill, a 25-year old self-proclaimed "dreamchaser." Getting his start in North Philly, Mill entered into the rap game by forming Bloodhoundz.

After the release of only a few mixtapes -- both as a group and solo artist -- the rapper landed himself in jail on some gun charges. Following an 8-month stint behind bars, Mill went on to make some serious headway alongside big industry names like Rick Ross, Drake, and 2Chainz. In February, MTV included Meek Mill at #7 in its annual "Hottest MCs in the Game" 2012 list. On September 2, Meek Mill brings his Dreamchasers Tour to Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale.

Meek Mill. Sunday, September 2, at Revolution Live, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Purchase tickets at Ticketmaster.com.



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