Thu. Feb 9th, 2023

Following backlash towards his music video filmed on the Jubilee Home authorities constructing in Ghana, Meek Mill issued a heartfelt apology on Twitter.

“To the individuals of Ghana no video I drop is ever meant to disrespect the individuals of Ghana …. The quickest option to make connection is through music and I wished to try this with displaying artwork,” his preliminary tweet reads.

He went on to “take duty for [his] mistake” and expressed his need to “make the connection between black individuals in America and Africa.”

To the individuals of Ghana no video I drop is ever meant to disrespect the individuals of Ghana …. The quickest option to make connection is through music and I wished to try this with displaying artwork … im in my 30’s from America and didn’t know a lot in regards to the way of life right here

— MeekMill (@MeekMill) January 9, 2023

My apologies to the individuals if any disrespect! We nonetheless gonna push to make the connection between black individuals in America and Africa … what I’m making an attempt to do is greater than a video and you need to see coming quickly! My apologies to the the workplace additionally!

— MeekMill (@MeekMill) January 9, 2023

The criticisms arrived full-steam Monday morning (Jan. 9) when Ghana’s former deputy training minister Sam Okudzeto Ablakwa tweeted screenshots of the music video, expressing his outrage.

“All these answerable for this despicable desecration of the Jubilee Home by Meek Mill have to be fired instantly,” wrote Ablakwa. “How do these specific lyrics from the president’s lectern challenge Ghana positively? Is Ghana’s seat of presidency not a excessive safety set up?”

All these answerable for this despicable desecration of the Jubilee Home by Meek Mill have to be fired instantly.

How do these specific lyrics from the president’s lectern challenge Ghana positively?

Is Ghana’s seat of presidency not a excessive safety set up? pic.twitter.com/Wwo2rbGIjl

— Sam Okudzeto Ablakwa (@S_OkudzetoAblak) January 9, 2023

Many Ghanaians chimed in, with some assigning blame to the nation’s authorities quite than Meek. The 35-year-old rapper rushed to Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo’s protection, including, “I don’t suppose they knew it was video footage after we requested to shoot. Its a small digital camera and one child … in America we didn’t know this existed and [I] was excited to point out [it] as a result of they don’t present Ghana on our media a lot.”

Meek expressed that he had no sick intention and continues to assist optimistic neighborhood efforts each inside his hometown of Philadelphia and in Ghana, the place the rapper lately discovered he has heritage.

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