Judge Who Sentenced Meek Mill Reportedly Under Investigation

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Ever since his sentence was handed down for violating his probation, Meek Mill has had the city of Philadelphia as well as most of the country in his corner.

Meek wants the judge to recuse herself from the case, insinuating that she has a personal vendetta against him.

Even though the prosecutor and the probation officer recommended no jail time, Brinkley ignored them.

Carmen Perez: The biggest incongruities of this case is that this young man who has worked so hard on behalf of his community, getting clean and contributing back - has had so-called "probation offenses" dogging him for more than 10 years.

T. I. and Nipsey Hussle and many other celebrities came out in support of Meek Mill.

Supporters call for justice for imprisoned rapper Meek Mill during a rally outside the Criminal Justice Center on November 13, 2017.

"(Meek)'s obviously despondent about his plight, so to speak, but also is encouraged by all the support", Mill's attorney, Joe Tacopina, told CNN in a phone interview Monday night.

Tacopina accused Brinkley of "taking an inappropriate personal interest in (Meek Mill) that goes above and beyond her role as a judge". This is an investigation looking into a possible extortionate demand. Per the report, undercover agents have been in the courtroom following Meek's case since April 2016, and the Philly music mogul, Charlie Mack, allegedly once told Meek he knew the judge and could help him with his case.

In a November 13 internet post on "Page Six", a site of the tabloid New York Post, reporter Emily Smith wrote that a source said the FBI is investigating the alleged pressuring of Mill to change management companies. Now, another huge name has stepped up to throw his support behind Meek during this turmoil: The newly-minted GQ Citizen of the Year, Colin Kaepernick.

"Sadly there are Black folks going through the same radicalized injustice (s) within the justice system that Meek Mill has experienced for over a decade EVERY SINGLE DAY", he tweeted.

He alleged that when the hip hop star laughed off the request the judge declared she was "not kidding" and when Meek refused she said "suit yourself". "And I don't do, like, you know, shout-outs to people in my songs".

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