Meek Mill Addresses Bobby Shmurda’s Arrest, Says He Was ‘Misguided’

Following Bobby Shmurda’s arrest (Dec. 17), fellow rapper Meek Mill – who was recently released from jail himself – offered some insight into the Brooklyn rapper’s current situation. Condemning those who took to social networks with jokes regarding Bobby’s arrest, Meek stated that the 20-year-old was “misguided.” He also revealed that he spoke to Bobby the night before he was apprehended by police. He also defended his own musical content, writing that he ultimately encourages young kids to follow their dreams:

Meek Mill also addressed the death of Eric Garner at the hands of a NYC police officer. Writing that the issue is not racism, but issues within black communities, the Philly native remarked that blacks have to deal with “a way of thinking you get taught or learn,” before moving onto problems with police. He also expressed being proud of protests taking place, and that he “will forever rep for” Garner, Mike Brown and Trayvon Martin: