Report: Meek Mill to Remain in Jail Until September

Rapper's legal team seeking emergency hearing to contest sentencing.

Posted: 07/20/2014 10:39 PM EDT

Meek Mill was dealt a harsh blow in his probation violation case over the weekend. The rapper was charged last week after the prosecution made their case that several of his actions — including posting a photo of himself with a gun to Instagram — violated the terms of his probation. 

Now, the Maybach Music Group member has been sentenced to three to six months in jail, meaning he will be behind bars until at least September, reports Philly.com. Meek's attorneys requested an emergency hearing with the judge who handed down the extreme sentence, but were denied their request. "All I'm asking for is a hearing to learn why [his jailing] is constitutional and they won't even give me that," said Christopher Warren, one of Meek's attorneys on the case. The legal team will now try to make their appeal to a higher court.

This leaves the fate of Philly rapper's upcoming album, Dreams Worth More Than Money, up in the air. However, Meek's mentor Rick Ross released a statement last week that the album will come out with MMG's full support.

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