Meek Mill’s release petition has gathered over 100,000 signatures as calls for the freedom of the rapper grows louder.
The petition calls on Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to release the 30-year-old rapper on probation, according to reports.
Meek Mill was sentenced on Monday to 2-4 years in state prison for violating probation from his 2009 drug and weapons case.
Philadelphia Judge Genece Brinkley shocked the legal community by jailing the rapper to prison despite recommendations of no jail-time from probation officers and Mill’s attorneys.
Ater the sentence, one of Meek Mill’s attorneys, Joe Tacopina, told TMZ that the rapper is behind bars because the judge has a long-standing vendetta against him.
Tacopina claimed that the Judge who is from the same part of Philadelphia with Meek, sent him to jail because he failed to do a remake of Boyz II Men’s, “On Bended Knee” and give her a shout-out.
Mill is currently serving his sentence at the state prison of Philadephia, where he is known simply as inmate # ND8400.