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March 23, 2015 17:43 ET

Welcome Home Meek Mill

Violence-Free Show Unites Entire City as Chart-Topping Philadelphia MC Makes Triumphant Return to Hometown With First Ever Solo Headlining Arena Show, Selling Out Within Days of Going on Sale; Superstar Gives Back to the City of Brotherly Love by Partnering With Mayor's Office for Charitable Ticket Giveaways Benefiting the City's Youth; & Solidifies Meek as the New Voice of Philadelphia; Star Studded Event Included Appearances From Rick Ross, Fabolous, Jeezy, DJ Khaled, Beanie Siegel, Bryshere "Yazz" Grey, Allen Iverson, Jadakiss, Yo Gotti, DJ Drama, & More

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 23, 2015) - On Saturday, March 21st Philadelphia's own returned to his hometown for his biggest show to date -- performing his first ever, solo headline arena show to a sold out crowd of nearly 20,000 fans at the city's Wells Fargo Center. Tickets sold out instantly.


Meek solidified his role as the voice of Philadelphia as he united the entire city to make the two-hour show a monumental, violence-free night to remember. The career defining show kicked off with an incredible video message from Philadelphia icons Dr. Jay, Allen Iverson, The Roots & Kevin Hart, who all expressed their utmost support & love for Meek. Tickets were priced affordably so that every Meek Mill fan could come & enjoy the show. Meek also worked hand-in-hand with the Mayor's office to provide free tickets to charities benefiting Philadelphia's youth including Urban Promise, Youth Build, Nemiah Davis Foundation, Unity In The Community Group & Dare 2 Hope Group.

Meek was joined on stage by fellow rap superstars including Rick Ross, Jeezy, Fabolous, French Montana, DJ Khaled, Yo Gotti, star of FOX's hit show Empire Bryshere "Yazz The Greatest" Grey, Beanie Siegel, Lil Durk, DJ Drama, Jadakiss, Young Gunz and basketball legend & fellow Philadelphia native, Allen Iverson.

Saturday night's show was live streamed exclusively via Revolt TV and was not only a historic show for the rapper, but for the network as well, becoming one of their most successful digital endeavors, since launching in 2013. The stream trended worldwide with fans sharing the link along with #WelcomeBackMeek. Over 125,000 people watched the live stream, netting over 120 million impressions, including 30 million impressions on Instagram.

After releasing several well received songs, including "B-Boy (feat. Big Sean & A$AP Ferg)" and "Monster," Meek is hard at work putting the finishing touches on his highly anticipated new album "DREAMS WORTH MORE THAN MONEY," slated for release soon.

In addition to solidifying himself as one of the top rappers in the music industry, Meek has also become an in-demand brand ambassador for PUMA. This weekend marked the launch of his newest sneaker with the brand. On top of this, Monster Headphones, whose Meek Mill Edition 24K Gold Over-Ear Headphones are ranked among the industry's best and Monster Energy, who have partnered with the rapper as a result of his love of dirt bikes, stemming from the Philly bike scene, which he is an integral part of. Meek continues to prove himself as a lucrative businessman, all while expanding his Dream Chasers label imprint.

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