Meek Mill Thanks Fans for Support & ‘Hometown Love’ Following Court Hearing


Judge Leon Tucker agreed to push back Meek Mill's court date to Aug. 27 when his lawyer requested he have more time to resolve his client's case during Tuesday (Aug. 6) morning's hearing. At the advisement of his attorney, Meek didn't make an official statement when leaving the courthouse, but made sure to thank his supporters on social media following the proceedings. 

"I want to thank all my supporters and the Philly media for coming out to my hearing! Although I wanted to personally address you this morning, my attorneys advised me not to comment about my case at this time," Meek wrote. "What I can say is that I appreciate the hometown love and I’m proud to represent the city of Philadelphia in everything I do."

Back on July 24, the Pennsylvania Superior Court overturned Meek Mill's 2008 conviction and granted him a new trial because of alleged police corruption and new evidence surfacing. "I'd like to thank the Pennsylvania Superior Court judges for their wisdom and transparency in reviewing my case, unanimously overturning my conviction and granting me a new trial," the Philly native told Billboard after his triumphant legal victory. "The past 11 years have been mentally and emotionally challenging, but I'm ecstatic that justice prevailed."

Find Meek Mill's statement below. He'll be back in court on Aug. 27.