Joe Tacopina also revealed that he will be appealing the sentence. Meek’s mugshot went viral on social media today for his beard and wide-eyed look. The name of the prison where the rapper will be serving his time is not yet known but he will be doing time in a state prison. Meek Mill’s attorney, Joe Tacopina, called out the judge calling her bias while claiming that she was motivated by a vendetta against the rapper to hand down the heavy-handed sentence. The Dreamchasers rapper refused and the judge responded saying “suit yourself.”
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A bearded Meek Mill turned himself into authorities on Wednesday to start serving his 2-4 years prison sentence. Some of his fans have also launched a petition asking the state’s governor to overturn the sentence. According to the lawyer, Meek and the judge are from the same section of Philly and during a meeting last year, the same judge asked the rapper to do a remake of Boyz II Men’s classic “On Bended Knee” and give her a shout-out. Earlier this week, Meek Mill was given up to 4 years sentence for probation violation, a ruling that shocked everyone including the prosecutor and his probation officer who both recommended no prison time.