The Philadelphia rapper, born Robert Williams, has since been in and out of Common Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley's court for violating probation rules.
The sentence came as a surprise after prosecutors recommended Mill not be imprisoned for the probation violations, noting he's been off drugs since January and has complied with most requirements of probation.
Philly.com reports that Brinkley dealt with Mill with "exasperation". When asked if he planned on appealing, he said, "You're god--d right I am". "I'm here for you, man". Mill sought treatment this year for a Percocet addiction. Throughout the last eight years, he's violated his probation, which has resulted in jail time in 2014 and house arrest last year. His failure to follow probation rules led to another five months in prison in 2013 and a almost 10-year extension of his probation, which has become something of an albatross hanging from him.More news: David Luiz fears Conte is punishing him for Costa friendship
After the judge's ruling, Mill was taken into custody.
According to Mill's attorney, Brian McMonagle, they will appeal the sentencing, claiming the judge's decision was "excessive". She went on to say that his sentence would be served in a state prison and he'd be eligible for parole in two years. We will not be hearing any news about him for quite a while, unfortunately.
The sentence drew outrage from several fellow African American celebrities, who said the prison time was disproportionate. Many carried signs that read "Stop Probation Abuse" and "Free Meek From His Abusive Probation" and pointed to a long standing history of the criminal justice system showing huge inconsistencies in who it convicts. A really despicable version of what the justice system is supposed to be.