Meek Mill has a message for individuals in the music business who, in his words, have previously doubted him.
Meek, whose signing with WME was announced last week, made comments in a tweet sent on Wednesday night that were addressed at anyone who would describe themselves as “corporate people” in the music business. He particularly said he wanted to make a $10 million bet against people who said he was “over” behind closed doors.
I just learned that y’all were speaking in that manner. You all claimed that I visited at least five times, Meek said.
In a follow-up tweet, Meek added that he would be carrying this all out “from [the] independent side” without “major vibes.” He also offered a more critical assessment of these industry players, saying they “fake call the shots” while they themselves exist in a “washed” state of being.
“This is not a joke this for people that fake call the shots in this music industry … They really be washed and try to place [their] limits on you and want you to believe it,” he added.
In July, Meek issued a tweeted clarification about reports of him leaving Roc Nation, noting that while he will indeed be “personally handling” his business moving forward as part of an effort to achieve greater growth, there is no animosity regarding the decision.
“We came to that agreement together,” he said at the time, adding that he still has other endeavors in play involving Roc Nation and Jay-Z.
One month later, as mentioned above, Variety reported on a “strategic partnership” between Meek’s Culture Currency and the WME agency.
“I have grown and learned the business in an unorthodox way that is effective through relationships built on talent and creativity,” Meek said of the deal.