Prior to the Memorial Day Weekend, Meek Mill gained a huge legal victory. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner filed a brief requesting a new trial for Meek Mill. In addition, Krasner motioned for a new judge to replace Genece Brinkley, who has been accused of inappropriate behavior when handling this case. While Krasner’s brief is not law, it is a major step in the right direction. Unfortunately, the positive news Meek Mill received was dampened by an unfortunate situation in Las Vegas.
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Cosmopolitan hotel/casino going to extreme racist levels to keep too many black entertainers and black people …. they said they gone lock me up.. I’m like for what I’ve been once to a party with jayz ….. Some of these casinos have a bunch of Tatics to keep the level of blacks down …. but love to take our money!!!! This happens to a lot of black entertainers not just me either!! I felt crazy being put out by these white men for no reason!
On May 25th, he attempted to enter the Cosmo Hotel in Las Vegas when he and his security were denied entry. According to TMZ, one security guard said, “This comes from way higher up than me.” Another security official was unsure why the ban was being implemented at all.
Meek Mill and his lawyer, Joe Tacopina, addressed the situation just hours later. Meek Mill wrote, “Some of these casinos have a bunch of [t]atics to keep the level of blacks down, but love to take our money!” In a letter, Tacopina added, “We have learned that the Cosmopolitan maintains a list of African American recording artists who should be denied access for no other reason than than their culture and skin color.“
It is unclear if the rapper and his team will file charges against the hotel.