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I want my friends to also go and see Ghana — Meek Mill



Hip-hop superstar, Meek Mill, has announced that he will return to Ghana after his initial trip in December of last year.

Meek Mill, became the target of attacks on social media on Sunday, January 8, 2023, after he released a video of his visit to the Jubilee House, with his music in the background.

The video, which went viral almost immediately, was considered by some people as disrespectful, and a breach of the protocol at the Presidency.

Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency in the Volta Region, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, called it a desecration of the highest office of the land, stating that the music in the background contained some obscene lyrics.

In less than 48 hours, Meek Mill pulled the video down and tweeted an apology to the people of Ghana.

However, he announced that he would be returning to Ghana.

In a tweet he shared, he stated that he was going to invite others to make the trip with him.

“Next time I go to Africa I’m taking my hood! They gotta see Ghana!!!” he tweeted on January 20, 2023.

Officially known as Robert Rihmeek Williams, Meek Mill was born on May 6, 1987, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

His December 2022 visit to Ghana was his first time in Africa.

According to the former boyfriend of famous female rapper, Nicki Minaj, he is part Ghanaian, part Ivorian and part Nigerian.

In December 2020, Meek Mill made headlines in the hip-hop world by announcing his intention to settle in Ghana. He wanted to buy a house and live with his family in Ghana.

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Meek Mill was one of the main performers at the Afro Nation Festival held at the Black Star Square in Accra from December 28 to December 29, 2022.

After the show, he said he would like to sign a Ghanaian artist to his own record label, Dream Chasers (DC), adding that he has never felt so loved in his life.

During his interaction with President Akufo-Addo, Meek Mill spoke about his life and the challenges he faced while growing up as a young black male in America.

He also promised to use his talent and influence to inspire young people to stay positive and have the confidence to achieve their goals in life.

By Lord Kweku Sekyi

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