Meek Mill praises Kim Kardashian West for criminal justice reform work

Meek Mill at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23.

Meek Mill has praised Kim Kardashian West for her work on criminal justice reform.

The 32-year-old rapper – who is doing his own work on criminal justice reform – thinks it is great that high profile stars like Kim have used their platform to help others. 

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He said: “Everybody that’s using their platform helps. Kim’s [a good friend]. I think she’s doing a lot of good work. She’s doing a lot of work, more than other people who have platforms who might even [have come] from that situation. So, big ups to her and big ups to everybody that’s working for a better cause – not even just for reform.”

And Meek – who was sentenced to two to four years in prison last year after he violated the terms of his parole stemming from a drug and weapons conviction in 2008 – has urged others to not let the system beat them.

“Everybody that’s using their platform helps. Kim’s [a good friend]. I think she’s doing a lot of good work.”

— Meek Mill

He added to Access Hollywood: “Don’t let it happen to you, let it happen for you. I went through everything I went through and I came out of it and turned it into my situation, like doing reform and trying to shed light on the system through my platform … Keep your head up. You have people like us fighting in your corner. Never really lose hope, keep fighting.”