US rapper Meek Mill opened up to Trevor Noah about being in prison

US rapper Meek Mill opened up to Trevor Noah about being in prison

American rapper Meek Mill recently had a chat with comedian and TV host Trevor Noah about his time behind bars. The conversation is considered one of "the realest" by a rapper about being in prison.

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Trevor Noah invited US rapper Meek Mill to have a chat about his time in jail, and the level of honesty that the rapper brought was awesome.

He did not try to glorify his time behind bars and even addressed the issues that inmates face.

As reported by TimesLIVE, viewers of the show were impressed with Trevor, who created a vibe that made Meek feel comfortable enough to open up.

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Meek talked about the things that need to change on the inside, and what it really looks and feels like.

No, it's really like a mental institution. A lot of people are addicts and went to prison for probation violations, because they were addicted to opioids, marijuana, cocaine; and they are put in prisons. But I think that that type of thing should be handled accordingly. People that have addictions should go to rehab, they shouldn't go to prison.

The rapper is famous for having trouble with authority and the law but, he talked specifically about his time in a medium-security prison after he was found guilty of minor infractions, including popping a wheelie without wearing a helmet.

I wheeled a dirt bike. I went from wheeling a dirt bike to being locked in a cell 23 hours a day with shackles on my ankles and on my wrist, and not being able to contact my family. (I was) going through traumatising things and I'm just like 'yo! I'm not a threat to society'.

It's nice to see celebs being honest about the realities of prison.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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