Meek Mill‘s been making some main strikes after his launch from jail. The rapper’s been utilizing his platform and experiences to shed extra gentle of felony justice reform. He’s additionally been engaged on new music for his new “shock” album which is about to drop within the coming weeks. Now, it appears to be like like Meek will even be dabbling within the appearing world for Jada Pinkett Smith’s upcoming movie, “12 O’Clock Boys.”
Deadline stories Meek Mill can be co-starring within the upcoming movie “12 O’Clock Boys” alongside Teyonah Parris, Jahi Winston and Will Carlett. The film’s script was initially drafted by Barry Jenkins – who directed and received an Oscar for “Moonlight” – and is being produced by Jada Pinkett Smith’s manufacturing firm Overbrook Entertainment. The film is at the moment in manufacturing and is being directed by Angel Manuel Soto.
“12 O’Clock Boys” is a coming-of-age story that surrounds a Baltimore child named Mouse who strives to affix Baltimore bike rider gang, Midnight Clique. The movie is an adaptation of Lofty Nathan’s 2013 documentary of the identical identify. Mouse can be portrayed by Winston whereas Meek Mill is about to play the chief of the Midnight Clique, which appears acceptable given his ardour for grime bikes. “12 O’Clock Boys” will function a Meek Mill’s first studio characteristic movie in his profession.
Last week, Meek Mill was honored with the inaugural Impact Award at Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players Impact Awards. The rapper acquired the award for not solely his musical output but additionally his work in justice reform and the energy he had whereas incarcerated earlier this 12 months.
While Meek Mill confronted a minor setback along with his time in jail, he clearly had a hell of a bounce again. Keep your eyes peeled for his new album and extra data on “12 O’Clock Boys.”