Ahead of the 2018 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players occasion on Thursday night time, Meek Mill caught up with Billboard on the purple carpet, chatting about receiving the Impact Award and when followers can count on his new album to drop.
Mill, who was given the inaugural Impact Award on the occasion for his activism and his battle for felony justice reform, instructed Billboard that he appreciates that individuals are recognizing the work that he's been placing in.
Speaking of his activism, Mill explains that with it, he took on a brand new mission. “I come from the place I come from, and I’ve at all times been on that street,” he says, “But I by no means actually had the assets to do what I’m doing now. I bought the assets, I’m simply placing them into motion.”
During the interview, the rapper additionally discusses the follow-up to his 2017 file Wins & Losses, revealing that he might be dropping an album “actual quickly, like in a matter of weeks.”
You can watch the complete video interview with Meek Mill above, and watch his acceptance speech upon receiving the Impact Award under.