The mind is a powerful place. It can create illusions and build ultimate utopias. The thoughts you think can influence your reality for better or for worse. In a recent sit-down interview with Charlamagne Tha God, Meek Mill speaks on his mental maturity, incarceration, career, parenting, and more. As the two sit more comfortably in their chairs, Meek begins to divulge his mental state during the recording of "Traumatized," featured on his 2012 album Dreams and Nightmares and "Trauma" featured on Championships. (2:05)
He explains how his mindset was shaped by hood philosophies, where senseless killings were normalized and revenge was often the retaliation. The grammy-nominated rapper then revealed the meaning behind the Dreams and Nightmares cover art and how it impacted him as a young rapper whose aspirations and dangerous reality sat side by side (6:40). Catch the rest of the sit down interview to learn more about the Philly rapper.
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