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Rick Ross Surprises Meek Mill By Buying His Atlanta Home That Was On The Market For Over 2 Years

Rick Ross is known as the biggest boss, and he just leveled up once again with an addition to his real estate portfolio. The “Hustlin'” rapper has purchased Meek Mill’s former mansion for a whopping $4.2 million.

Josh Rodgers

Apr 13, 2023

Mitchell & Ness Appoints Don C As Creative Director After Being Acquired By Jay-Z, Lil Baby And More

Don C has officially been tapped as Mitchell & Ness’ creative director of Premium Products.

Shanique Yates

Feb 28, 2023

Meek Mill Says His 'Going Bad' Record With Drake Made $24M, But He Has No Idea How Much He Earned

Meek Mill continues to use social media to air out his grievances with the music industry.

Shanique Yates

Nov 22, 2022

Meek Mill Vows To Make $10M On All His Future Albums After Revealing He Made 13 Percent Of Earnings From 'Expensive Pain'

Meek Mill has never been one to hold his tongue when it comes to the treatment of artists within the music industry, and this time isn’t any different. As the Philadelphia rapper celebrated the one-year anniversary of his fifth and final album for Atlantic Records, Meek got candid about how he aimed to use the release as a lesson on what not to do in business in the future.

Shanique Yates

Oct 4, 2022

After Parting Ways With Jay-Z's Roc Nation, Meek Mill Announces New Partnership With William Morris Endeavor

It may be safe to say that the prayer for “times like this, to rhyme like this” has become a reality for Meek Mill as he announced his new deal with William Morris Endeavor (WME). The Philadelphia native is making this announcement on the heels of a relatively recent announcement that he was parting ways with former management company Roc Nation.

Josh Rodgers

Aug 12, 2022

Meek Mill On Headlines Saying He's Parted Ways With Roc Nation: 'I’m Personally Handling My Own Business So I Can Take Risks'

A few months ago, a clip of Taraji P. Henson playing Cookie Lyon appeared all over the internet with her emotionally saying, “I gotta put me first, Luscious.” People used this clip to make countless memes about how they needed to prioritize themselves over anything else. Well, Meek Mill just acted out this scene in real life with an exit from his now-former label, Roc Nation.

Josh Rodgers

Jul 11, 2022

Meek Mill Asks Elon Musk To Share The Wealth Of Twitter — 'Let Us Invest In Twitter With You 'Big Homie''

Meek Mill is putting a whole new spin on one of his most iconic opening lyrics, “I use to pray for times like this….” Recently, the Philly native tweeted his desire to get a piece of Twitter. Meek used the social media platform to make a proposition to Elon Musk about being an investor in the company once the massive acquisition is officially complete. “Elon musk let us invest in Twitter with you ‘big homie’,” Meek tweeted to Musk. Elon musk let us invest in Twitter with you “big homie” — MeekMill.nft (@MeekMill) May 5, 2022

Josh Rodgers

May 6, 2022

10 Black Celebrities Who Are Getting Paid In Bitcoin

There was a time when getting paid in Bitcoin was a revolutionary concept. Today, however, more and more people — and places — are accepting both Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency, leading experts to believe that this once-innovative (and controversial) method of payment would become just as common as the USD, the EUR, and the GBP. CNBC reports that the first-ever Bitcoin was mined on January 3, 2009. And though the outlet reports that the market is extremely volatile — and the cryptocurrency is subject to bans from China, periodically — even the wealthiest of the wealthy want to be paid in Bitcoin. In 2021, Morgan Stanley made the coveted crypto-coin available to its wealthy investors for the first time in history. Naturally, this also means celebrities, themselves, want to be paid in Bitcoin. Whether they’re in hip-hop, pop, or playing on the basketball court, celebrities love them some cryptocurrency — and who can blame them? Even in the most volatile of markets, Bitcoin...

Money Man, The First Artist To Receive An Album Advance In Bitcoin, Gives Meek Mill Advice

On Nov. 11, 2021, Meek Mill took to his Instagram story to manifest that he would follow in fellow rapper Money Man’s footsteps — and he sparked a larger conversation. “Ima get my next record deal paid in bitcoin [ sic ] behind @moneyman,” he previously wrote in his story, per Vibe. Then in February 2022, Meek once again took to social media to ask for advice about crypto investing — and the “Dreams and Nightmares” rapper got some sage advice from Money Man himself, who tempered the excitement of the buy with the reality of the risk. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 2Cool2Blog (@2cool2bl0g) “You were suppose to stabilize your crypto a month or 2 ago before the 50 percent dip and buy back in close to the bottom,” wrote Money Man on Twitter. “Always take profits in crypto on some of these coins because trust me the big dawgs are taking there’s. Being greedy and thinking everything will moon. Can get you REKT.” Indeed, Money Man’s sage advice belies the volatile nature of...

Jay-Z, Meek Mill, Michael Rubin's Fanatics, Lil Baby And More Acquire Mitchell & Ness In A $250M Deal

Fanatics, Michael Rubin’s online sports company, has brought together a star-studded group of investors to transport Mitchell & Ness into the present day. On Feb. 18, it was announced that the legendary sports goods brand had been acquired for $250 million, Sportico reports. The recent deal included investments from Jay-Z, Maverick Carter, Meek Mill, Lil Baby , and the D’Amelio family. The breakdown of the ownership is Fanatics takes 75 percent of Mitchell & Ness, while the other investors get 25 percent, according to The New York Times. Mitchell & Ness has previously been a staple in the clothing industry, especially for streetwear fashion. Just as brands such as Diddy’s Sean John are working to make a comeback, the investors are bringing new energy to the brand that’s been missing. “Fashion is cyclical, but classics are forever,” Jay-Z said in a statement. “Mitchell & Ness is a true classic. I was an early adopter of this brand, as well as a part of a departure from athletic wear....

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 18, 2022

Meek Mill, Kevin Hart, Micheal Rubin Team Up To Donate $15M To Underserved Youth In Philadelphia

These Philadelphia natives are giving back to the community in a huge way. According to information shared exclusively with AfroTech, Philadelphia 76ers partner Michael Rubin has teamed up with Meek Mill and Kevin Hart to donate $15 million to 110 Philadelphia schools serving low-income students. The donation will assist thousands of students from underserved families during the 2022-2023 school year. The latest move is in addition to plans that are already in motion to continue providing those underserved in the Philadelphia area with the resources needed to thrive.

Shanique Yates

Jan 12, 2022

Meek Mill To Gift Laptops And Tablets In $500K Holiday Giveaway For Philadelphia Families

With the holidays right around the corner, Meek Mill is in the season of giving for his city. On Dec. 14, the rapper announced that he will be donating $500,000 worth of Christmas gifts to Philadelphia families in need. Joining him in supporting the free event, taking place on Dec. 19, are Philadelphia 76ers partner Michael Rubin, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, and Roc Nation, according to TMZ. According to Meek Mill, he and the DreamChasers are going bigger than ever for Philly — four times that is. “We stepping BIGGER than ever this year for the youth of the city!” he wrote via Instagram prior to the official announcement.  

Ngozi Nwanji

Dec 14, 2021

Roc Nation Settles With Blueprint Capital, A Company Claiming It Was Scammed By Jay-Z’s Cousin

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation has finally reached a settlement with its gaming subsidiary, Unanimous Games. On Saturday, Dec. 4, at the same time that the Hip-Hop mogul entered a new chapter of life, Roc Nation settled a lawsuit related to his cousin Briant Biggs and an alleged scam involving investor Blueprint Capital Holdings, according to reports from Thirsty For News. As previously reported by AfroTech, Biggs was accused of working with a group to raise $1.5 million for a new division of Roc Nation by the name of Unanimous Games. The games were to be focused on eSports and the video game industry. As you can already gather, that didn’t really play out so well.

Shanique Yates

Dec 6, 2021

Meek Mill Wants To Be Paid In Bitcoin Following Fellow Rapper Money Man’s Latest Moves

Meek Mill is seeking to become one of the latest musicians to bank on Bitcoin. As more music distributors are offering artists payment in cryptocurrency, the rapper wants to join in after claims of poor business dealings with his label, Atlantic Records through Maybach Music Group. Meek Mill aims to follow in the footsteps of Atlanta rapper Money Man, who announced he’ll be receiving his album advance — $1,002,912 or $68,000 per digital token —in Bitcoin through Cash App for his next record deal, Vibe reports. “Ima get my next record deal paid in bit coin behind @moneyman,” Meek shared on his Instagram Story. Money Man’s decision for his album advance is backed by EMPIRE — his music distributor. On Nov.9, EMPIRE announced that they are offering their artists the option to receive their advances through Bitcoin — making Money Man the first artist to be paid their advance entirely in Bitcoin by a record label. The...

Ngozi Nwanji

Nov 12, 2021