Data Visual 03: Meek Mill

Each ring in the diagram represents Meek Mill’s cultural impact since leaving prison last year. It does not include major career highlights prior to April 2018 or personal challenges the Philly native has experienced (outside his legal case), like the death of his cousin due to gun violence or his father being murdered. To qualify as a career highlight, each “win” was decided using search filters and keyword analytics. For example, Meek Mill’s partnership with Puma and the Clyde Court #Reform sneakers garnered 12,500 story results via Google News. Alternatively, Mill’s push for the passing of House Bill 1925 received 201,000 story results. Both actions reflect how Meek Mill has used his platform to shed light on outdated legislation and the need for criminal justice reform. READ MORE