Picture this Philly, 2003 a young and hungry rapper who goes by the name Meek Millz, on the come up and itching to make it big. although Meek’s career didn’t really take off until 2008-2009 he laid down the ground work for his currently flourishing career. Beings signed by T.I to Grand Hustle Records for a short time. Establishing his name with the Flamers series and eventually being featured on the XXL freshmen of 2011 series alongside Kendrick Lamar, Mac Miller, and others.
Shortly after his XXL appearance he Signed to Mayback Music Group with Wale in 2011, and released his acclaimed mixtape Dreamchasers. With his career taking off to new heights Meek was on a roll, Making his appearances on the MMG compilation Self Made Vol.1 slowly building the buzz for his debut album Dreams & Nightmares.
In 2012 Meek dropped Dreamchasers 2, the precursor to D&N, with 2 songs on the mixtape being singles for the album ‘Amen’ featuring Drake and ‘Burn’ featuring Big Sean. DC2 was released with record downloads reaching 1.5 million downloads in a very short time. In October of 2012 Dreams and Nightmares was released to mixed reviews, despite having a legendary intro and some stand out tracks.
In 2013 Meek had a strange year, from sending diss tracks aimed at fellow Philly rapper Cassidy and releasing Dreamchasers 3 a monument to the Dream Chasers series. DC3 was supposed to be the intro to his sophomore album Dreams Worth More Than Money but due to many push backs with the album and set backs in his life Meek delayed the album until June 2015. Meek stated he had scrapped the album and wanted to start fresh creating something he knows his fans would enjoy.
Meek is currently having a great 2015 so far, being in a relationship with fellow rapper Nicki Minaj, and coming off the heels of DWMTM which is reportedly going to do much better in terms of sales than his debut. Heres to the city of Philly and the hungry ones coming from there chasing their dreams.